• In 2012 Alstonville Community Preschool achieved a Volunteers Grant from the Australian Government Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs. This enabled the purchase of shade and storage facilities for the temporary site.
  • In 2013 a $4000 grant was received from the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal and was used to purchase educational resources for the children.
  • In December 2013 a capital grant of $384,881 (exc GST) was received from the NSW Department for Education and Communities and in April 2013 a contribution of $120,000 (exc. GST)  was received from Ballina Shire Council. These funds are to be utilised toward the development of a new purpose built preschool at Crawford Park in Alstonville.
  • In February 2014 Alstonville Community Preschool opened it’s door for the first time at it’s temporary venue at Amaze n Place, Wardell Road.
  • In July 2014 the Development Application for Crawford Park was submitted to Ballina Shire Council being notified of Development Consent in November 2014.
  • In September 2014 Alstonville Community Preschool achieved a rating of Exceeding National Standards in their first Assessment and Rating visit by the NSW Department of Education and Communities.
  • In December 2014 Alstonville Community Preschool received a $77,000 grant from the Community Building Partnership Program toward the internal fit out of the new preschool.
  • In May 2015 Alstonville Community Preschool turned the sod at Crawford Park and work commenced on the build!
  • July 2015 Ballina Shire Councilors voted to contribute a further $44,000 to the project to cover the costs of site preparation, drainage and car parking.