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The 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.
As the long Aussie summer of 2016 came to a close we headed to Pennant Hills Golf Club for the biggest corporate charity golfing event in Australia. The ASX Thomson Reuters Charity Foundation Golf Tournament was a great opportunity to meet donors committed to the same goal we are – providing disadvantaged rural and regional […] Read More ⇒
Forestry Corporation of NSW has partnered with the Country Education Foundation to support rural and regional school leavers in further education, training and employment. As part of Forestry’s centenary celebrations the organisation has made a generous donation that will have a direct impact on the CEF’s capacity to help disadvantaged rural and regional students. Forestry Corporation […] Read More ⇒
Former CEF grant recipient and scholarship winner Anna Boyes grew up four hours’ drive north-west of Rockhampton, in the small inland Queensland town of Clermont. Anna’s story is a familiar one across rural Queensland. She revelled in both the freedom and security of a small country town and didn’t give much thought to life beyond […] 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."