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The demand for support through the Inclusion Support Program has resulted in an unprecedented high volume of applications being submitted for Inclusion Development Fund (IDF) support. Applications are being assessed in line with the ISP Guidelines, as efficiently as possible, but unfortunately this is currently not within the usual timeframes for all streams of IDF support. The IDFM thanks you for your patience at this time. For additional important information use this link.

Assessing Applications

Early childhood and child care (ECEC) Services, including Outside School Hours Care, are essential services for children and families, which have continued to operate during the COVID 19 pandemic. The demand for support through the Inclusion Support Program has resulted in an unprecedented high volume of applications being submitted for Inclusion Development Fund (IDF) support. Applications are being assessed in line with the ISP Guidelines, as efficiently as possible, but unfortunately this is currently not within the usual timeframes for all streams of IDF support. The IDFM thanks you for your patience at this time.

Innovative Solutions Support changes

Changes to the limits for projects approved under the IDF Innovative Solutions Stream are being introduced to manage the current demand for the Inclusion Development Fund (IDF). These changes will continue to provide equitable access to this unique and flexible funding support for all eligible early childhood and child care (ECEC) services, while ensuring the responsible management of available funds within the capped Inclusion Support Program. Please use this link for further information.