Capital Grants Program Documents and Resources

A range of information will be gathered during the application processes for each Program.  Click here to view the QIS BGA Privacy Policy and Collection Notice.

Find all support documentation for the Australian Government Capital Grants Program (CGP), including Master Plan grants, the State Capital Assistance Scheme (SCAS) and the External Infrastructure Subsidy Scheme (EIS).

CGP and SCAS Applications

Learning Places and Spaces will assist Approved Authorities and applicant schools develop an understanding of the principles of each capital assistance program and how a school’s need for educational facilities is determined through the capital application assessment process.

The Application Help Notes provide information on the workings of the Excel-based, capital application template. There is also helpful information regarding the education and financial requirements of the application process within the help notes.

Functional Areas and Construction Costs is the annual,  round-by-round reference point for Approved Authorities and applicant schools, when preparing a CGP and SCAS application.  Functional Areas and Construction Costs must be used in conjunction with the Application Help Notes when completing an application.  The essential information provided includes: 

  1. Construction rates for each functional area
  2. Furniture, equipment and sundry allowances, and
  3. Locality indicies to be applied for regional and remote locations

Provision of a Maintenance Plan or Maintenance Schedule is a requirement of the CGP and SCAS application process.  

If a related party to the Approved Authority/School, provides and/or receives services from the Approved Authority/School, QIS BGA may request a letter of comfort be provided from the third party.  This would support a capital grant application.  Services may include loans, rent or other services.  An example of the letter of comfort is below:

CGP and SCAS Archived Resources

Master Plan Grant Applications

EIS Applications