Approved Block Grant Authority - Australian Government

Service summary

You will require this approval if you intend to operate as the authority that receives capital funding for a non-government school through the capital grants program. The capital grants program provides funding to non-government schools and associations of non-government schools for improvements to school infrastructure.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this approval you must:

  • specify each school the application is made for
  • specify the location of each school
  • specify the level of education provided at the location
  • complete the application form
  • be a fit and proper person
  • be a body corporate or body politic
  • be financially viable.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.





No fees are required.



Application for Block Grant Authority - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Other resources

Administering agency

Department of Education and Training
Schools and Youth

Act(s) name

Australian Education Act 2013 (Australian Government)

Regulation(s) name

Australian Education Regulations 2013 (Australian Government)

Contact details

Enquiries, School Funding
Department of Education and Training
Schools and Youth

Operating address:
50 Marcus Clarke Street
Australian Capital Territory 2601
Mailing address:
GPO BOX 9880
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601


1300 566 046

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