Single Donation

Children cannot choose their circumstances.

For one in seven1 Australian children and young people growing up in poverty, it can limit their choices, opportunities and outcomes in life. Investing in the education of a disadvantaged child delivers long-term positive benefits for them, their family and potentially generations to come.

Steven, Julianna and Elizabeth are supported by The Smith Family

Your donation will ensure disadvantaged Australian children receive critical, out-of-school learning support through our life-changing programs.

how we help

Our programs help some of Australia’s poorest families engage with their education, and create a better future for themselves.

Our programs support children and young people to participate more fully in their education by providing innovative, evidence-based programs and emotional, practical and financial support throughout their schooling and tertiary education.

Our programs give disadvantaged students the skills, motivation and essentials to stay in school and get the most from their education so they can create a better future for themselves.

Our programs increase school readiness and provide support to disadvantaged primary and high school students to close the gap and create greater educational equality. 

Our programs

1 ACOSS & SPRC (2016) Poverty in Australia, 2016, Australian Council of Social Services, Sydney.