In this section you will find the Core Funding Partner Service Funding Agreement and the Interim Core Funding Partner Service Funding Agreement for the 2022 Core Funding programme year, as well as the Core Funding Partner Service Agreement for the upcoming Core Funding programme year.

Core Funding Guidelines

Parent Statement for Partner Services

Core Funding Privacy Documents

Guidelines on Fee Management

Core Funding Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Core Funding Training Videos

Click on the links to view the training videos.

Core Funding – Allocations and Payments

Service Profile and Application Module 

Application Changes 

Review and Confirm 

Other Key Functionality 


NCS/ECCE Opt-Out Template for Partner Services

Income and Expenditure Report

A transitional period for financial reporting to cover year 1 and year 2 of the Core Funding scheme has been agreed to assist services with their financial reporting requirements. The Financial reporting requirements in this transitional phase is an Income and Expenditure Report and is significantly simplified and streamlined and the material below reflects those changes.


Income and Expenditure Report

Financial Management Tool