Early years funding: 2020-2021

Information for local authorities and institutions about early years national funding formula rates for the 2020-21 financial year.


Early years entitlements: local authority funding of providers operational guide 2020-21

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Technical note

Read the technical note and the step-by-step guide (in the funding rates table) to understand how the funding rates for early years national funding formula (EYNFF) have been calculated.

Funding rates

View the funding rates for your local authority area.

Operational guide

Local authorities should follow this guidance when funding providers to deliver the early years entitlements in the financial year 2020-21.


You can also view the funding allocations for the 2020-21 early years funding block.

Further information

You can view the rates and calculations for previous financial years on the early years national funding formula: funding rates and guidance page.

Published 31 October 2019
Last updated 19 December 2019 + show all updates
  1. We have added the 2020-21 operational guide, and a link to the allocations.

  2. First published.