SEND Inclusion Funding (SENIF)

SENIF funding is government funding to help providers deliver early intervention for children presenting with emerging or complex needs.

In Coventry, this fund is available for children aged 2-4 years who are accessing 15 hours or more of Early Education Entitlement Funding.

Access to funding is available to childminders, pre-schools, day nurseries, schools with a nursery class and independent schools who are registered to deliver Early Education Entitlement Funding.

SEND inclusion funding - New applications or continuations considered by panel, funding awarded will begin the following term.

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Disability Access Funding (DAF)

Additional funding for children with Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) aged 3 or 4, who are in receipt of Disability Living Allowance (DLA) and accessing some or all, of their Universal 15 hour Early Education Entitlement.

Find out about Disability Access Funding (DAF)