Adult Community Education Program

Category: Community support, Education, skills and learning.
Program Status: 2016-17 grant applications open February 2016.
Government: State Government.
Agency: Department of State Development.
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Project Eligibility

Applying for Foundation Skills Grant Funding:

Only not-for-profit, community-based groups with adult education as a key focus of their business, who have applied and been selected for inclusion on the ACE Program Provider List are eligible to apply for Foundation Skills grant funding.

Applications for 2016-17 ACE Foundation Skills Grant funding open on 29 February 2016 and close on 4 April 2016.

For information on how to apply to be selected as an ACE Program Provider or apply for funding if you are an approved ACE provider see the Guidelines, Criteria and Application Form.

Project Details

The Adult Community Education (ACE) program is the community learning gateway for people to develop foundation skills in literacy, numeracy, digital literacy, and employability skills. The program engages people to start on a pathway into training, further education, and work.

The Department of State Development offers Foundation Skills Non-accredited grants of up to $25,000 for individual applications or up to $50,000 for joint applications; and Foundation Skills Accredited grants of up to $50,000 for individual applications or up to $100,000 for joint applications.