Our work in rural and regional Australia is made possible through the support of corporate, philanthropic, community and pro bono providers. By partnering with CEF, you will help us to continue that work – supporting students, their families and their communities.

Philanthropic & Corporate Partnerships

We are seeking partners to help us expand and improve education and career opportunities for financially and geographically disadvantaged rural youth. Partnership opportunities can be focused on local, state or national level support.

We also need partners for CEF projects which support rural and regional school students, school leavers and our volunteers across Australia.

The Country Education Foundation’s work in rural and regional Australia is made possible by the generous support we receive from a number of corporate and philanthropic partners.

We welcome interest from potential new partners who:

  • share our values
  • are committed to improving the lives of financially and geographically disadvantaged young people and
  • would like to support communities in rural and regional Australia.
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Our Current Corporate and Philanthropic Partners

Philanthropic Partners

  • Origin Foundation
  • Audi Foundation
  • Forestry Corporation
  • Burton Taylor PPE Foundation
  • Millett Family Foundation
  • Snow Foundation
  • James N Kirby Foundation
  • The Raymond E Purves Foundation
  • Vernon Foundation
  • ASX Thomson Reuters
  • Rotary Club of Sydney Cove Benevolent Fund
  • McLean Foundation (National Office Scholarship)
  • Loder Foundation (National Office Scholarship)
  • Eureka Benevolent Foundation (National Office Scholarship)
  • Profield Foundation
  • Newgate Australia
  • Findex

Corporate partners

• Boyce Chartered Accountants
• Alinta Energy
• University of Sydney (2019 Scholarships Guide partner)
• Southern Cross University (University Survival Guide partner)

Pro Bono Providers

You can also help by providing ‘in kind’ good or services to support our work. Our pro bono providers help us to reduce our overheads and direct more of our funding to opportunities for rural and regional students.

We welcome donations of office equipment, computers and technology support, travel/accommodation, fuel and a range of professional services.

Community Partnerships

CEF works collaboratively with a wide range of organisations and individuals who share our values and our commitment to improving the lives of young people in rural and regional Australia.

We do this by working on joint initiatives, sharing ideas with and promoting and assisting like-minded organisations wherever possible.

For further information about partnering with the CEF please contact us here.