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Community Language Schools Funding Program


The Department of Education and Training’s (the Department) Community Language Schools Funding Program provides annual per capita funding to support not-for-profit community language schools (CLS) to deliver community language programs to Victorian school-aged students outside school hours and to preschool-aged children (where approved by the Department).


2021 Grant Application:

The application for Community Language School Per Capita Grant is now closed.

The Department will fund:

  • School-aged students (i.e. Prep – Year 12)
  • Students who attend approved campuses of community language schools
  • Students who are Australian or New Zealand citizens, permanent residents or hold temporary visas
  • Students whose enrolment details can be matched with a Victorian Student Number (VSN)
  • Students who are enrolled in, and regularly attending the community language school as of 22 March 2021
  • Students who are home-schooled and have a letter from the Victorian Registration and Qualifications Authority (VRQA) confirming their registration for home-schooling in 2021


Eligibility for Accreditation

Successful accreditation or re-accreditation is dependent upon community language schools meeting a range of criteria.
For a full list of eligibility criteria see:


Annual Report / Financial Aquittal

If you received funding in 2020, you must submit an Annual Report/Financial Acquittal to the Department.

  • Submit report via SmartyGrants
  • The SmartyGrants link was sent to CLS early in March
  • Deadline: 7 May 2021
  • If a CLS does not submit their 2020 Annual Report/Financial Acquittal by the deadline they will not receive funding in 2021


Public Liability Insurance

Reference No: 11030873 - Insurer Policy No: 03.300.0572814
Period of Insurance: 01/04/2020 – 01/04/2021

A Certificate of Currency of the 2020/2021 public liability insurance policy is available at CLV office, please contact us 03-9349-2863 to obtain a copy.

For insurance claims please contact our broker Mr. James Machray - Phone: 03 9412 1363 or


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