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Student Resource Package — Targeted Initiatives

National School Chaplaincy Program (Reference 117)

The National School Chaplaincy Program (NSCP) is a Commonwealth initiative that funds chaplaincy services in Victorian schools.


Schools with the following campus types are eligible for Chaplaincy funding at a campus level:

  • Primary
  • Secondary
  • Primary/Secondary Combined
  • Special

Funding may be calculated at the Indicative, Confirmed and Revised cycles. Funding is allocated through cash funding.

Funding rates

Eligible school campuses receive funding of $20,280 per year (or $24,336 for schools in remote/very remote areas) for chaplaincy services.



Chaplaincy Guidance Chapter for Department Student Resource Package — Targeted Initiatives policy

Reviewed 05 January 2023

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