Funding will be allocated according to the scope and strength of event ideas, and preparedness of individuals and organisations to work together collaboratively or regionally. Grants of $300–$500 are available for small events while larger grants up to $5000 will be allocated to communities or regions working together on a big event or range of events. Grants are GST exclusive.

The PD grants funding support the professional learning needs for educators, providers and communities in the ACE sector.