• February - budget setting for the following financial year
  • 1 April - application round one: fund opens to applications (except in an election year, in which case as soon as reasonably practicable following the election)
  • 31 August - round one closes to applications
  • 1 September - application round two: fund opens to applications
  • Mid September - decision making panel to meet and determine allocation of funds for round one applications
  • 31 January - fund closes to applications
  • Mid February - decision making panel to meet and determine allocation of funds for round two applications