Property funding and financials

The Ministry provides funding to schools to build new property and maintain existing property. We also give boards funding to furnish and equip buildings and to pay for vandalism damage.

Level of compliance Main audience Other


  • Boards
  • Proprietors
  • Principals and Tumuaki
  • Administrators

Funding for day-to-day operations

Information, funding rates, spending rules and advice Furniture and equipment funding for state schools
Information, spending rules, calculating your funding Property Maintenance Grant for school maintenance work
How we calculate funding, what it covers, top-up calculator Vandalism funding to repair school property

Funding for capital improvements

What it covers, spending rules, reviewing your budget 5 Year Agreement (5YA) funding
What's available, eligibility requirements Accelerated Modernisation Scheme (AMS)
Includes maintenance funding information Capital and maintenance funding for integrated schools
Information about the programme, spending rules Non-teaching space funding
Learn about the funding, and what we consider Site extension funding
Process, eligibility, funding rules, timelines Learning support property modifications funding
Information, current rates, new classroom grant, funding for new teaching spaces

Teaching space funding

Other funding

When board funding can be used for property projects Board funding for property projects
Criteria, guidelines, forms and deadline information Sustainability Contestable Fund
One-off funding to accelerate property upgrade works School Investment Package
Learn about the funding, planning and delivery timeframes Accommodation for Learning Support Coordinators

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