ECI Sector Benchmark Report - Financial & Operational Data

Welcome & Thank You

Welcome to our Early Childhood Intervention Research Project and thank you in advance for your participation. Here at CINCH Finance and Operations, we believe this research is an important initiative for the sector, designed to bring to light mission critical information to help you take your organisation forward.

A Critical Purpose…
The purpose of this research and your own personalised report, is to establish Early Childhood Intervention Benchmarks across Australia for ECI Service Providers. This Benchmark information will help assist ECI Service Providers like you, clarify Key Performance Indicators and Industry Performance Standards, better understand trends in the sector and assess opportunities, gaps and any emerging issues. 

To find out more about what to expect, please watch this short video from our Founding Director, David Hubbard.

A Little About CINCH…
We are passionate about helping those organisations who support Australia’s most vulnerable, making the difference they are truly here to make. You can find out a lot more about who we are and what we do at

Sensitive About Your Confidential Data?
We don’t blame you. CINCH Finance are extremely sensitive to this issue and have a number of systems in place to safeguard your confidential data. Specifically, here’s how it works:

  1. Your responses and data are 100% completely confidential
  2. Your responses and data are only viewed by our in-house, experienced CINCH experts
  3. Your responses and data will appear as anonymous, aggregated numbers and information in the ECI Industry Benchmark Report 
Further, in addition, a Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) with CINCH Finance is available should you require one to be prepared. Simply download it here, complete it and send it to us at and we will sign and return asap.

Easy Instructions …
  1. This takes less than 20 questions and to make it easier have a copy of your Profit & Loss report for the 12 months ended 30 June 2020 on hand. If there are any questions where you find yourself unsure, please simply use your best estimates.
Of course, you can email us at or simply call us on 02 4925 7720 with any questions or queries. We’re here to help people participate.

Our Way of Saying Thank You …
When you participate you’ll enjoy these Thank You’s and benefits…
  1. Your Complimentary Early Years Benchmark Report: Of course, you’ll receive a full copy of the Report, on us.
  2. Comparative Diagnostic & Strategy Session – 45 Minutes: During this session I will take you through a comparison of your confidential survey results and the Industry Benchmark Report.  You’ll see where you’re doing well and where there is room for improvement. This session will provide you with some specific ideas and input to lift performance in any area highlighted by your performance against the ECI Industry Benchmark Report
  3. Lift Performance - Of course, the entire intent is that this Industry Benchmarking will help you with critical strategic decisions, operational matters and financial sustainability, so you can LIFT the overall performance of your business for the greater good of those you serve. 

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