Funding and sponsorship
The Governor-General’s Indigenous Student Teacher Scholarship program aims to assist and support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander university students to obtain a teaching degree.
The IOOF Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation that was established in June 2002 as part of the demutualisation of IOOF Ltd.
They are committed to making an ongoing contribution to the community in which we live, by providing grants that support Australian not-for-profit organisations working with disadvantaged families, disadvantaged children and youth and aged care.
Grant information: iooffoundation.org.au/apply-for-a-grant/
Max e Grants is an initiative from Barnardos Australia and OfficeMax®. It is a small grants program designed to help children get the most out of their education through better participation.
The Max e Grants program provides small grants of up to $5,000.00 per grant to:
Future2 Make the Difference! Grants focus on the under 25s who may be financially disadvantaged, homeless, juvenile justice offenders, drug or alcohol dependent, disabled or Indigenous. Grants are awarded to projects and programs in the areas such as financial literacy, skills training, work experience, community service or mentoring.
Launched in October 2008, NAB Schools First is a national awards program pledging $15 million over three years.
The program provides:
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