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Country Education Foundation provides grants and assistance to disadvantaged rural and regional students. Since 1993 CEF grants have helped over 3500 school leavers access further education, training and careers. Donate to help more students get the education they deserve.
This article was originally published by the Origin Foundation Wendy Cohen, Country Education Foundation CEO, says more needs to be done to support the education, training and job opportunities for rural and regional youth. She says CEF is working to help close the city-country gap and is looking forward to Minster for Education Simon Birmingham’s Independent […] Read More ⇒
7% may not sound much, but it represents tens of thousands of country kids who, through no fault of their own, encounter often insurmountable challenges to accessing education or training. Financial challenges, distance and isolation, and loss of support networks have an enormous influence on the ability of students in rural and regional Australia […] Read More ⇒
Twenty five-year-old James Scott is living his dream as a paramedic thanks to the help of the Edward River CEF. As a country boy from Bunnaloo, near Moama on the NSW/Victorian border, James was the first in his family to move away for educational opportunities. James said moving to Ballarat to study at the Australian […] Read More ⇒
"By supporting the Country Education Foundation (CEF) you will be helping to provide life-changing opportunities for disadvantaged rural students – and supporting rural communities across Australia. The CEF has lifted the lives of many and in the process lifted the fabric of rural and regional communities across the nation."
"I send warm greetings to members of the Country Education Foundation... I am enormously proud of the work you do to encourage the personal growth and career development of students from country areas. You make an invaluable contribution to individual Australians national life."