Australia Funding Sources

Here you’ll find a collection of funding opportunities available to support STEM activities in your school, after school or STEM club.


Crowdfunding is a different way of securing funds for your STEAM project. Educators can list their project on crowdfunding sites and attract donations from large numbers of people.

Projects that are supported by crowdfunding are usually those which are creative and have a clear goal. Needing some project inspiration? Check out our project ideas!


Fund your classroom resources through Chuffed, a crowdfunding platform that helps individuals, not-for-profits and community groups raise money for socially conscious projects.


Go Fund Me

This crowdfunding platform helps individuals and organisations raise money for projects and events With over 2 million Australian users, Australia is one of GoFundMe’s fastest growing giving communities in the world!



Frequently referred to as “The World’s #1 Personal Fundraising Website”, crowdfunding through JustGiving is suitable for anyone looking to raise money for their own project.


Kick starter

Kickstarter is a platform designed specifically for creative projects. Educators can apply for funding through the platform for projects that fall under the category of technology.


My Cause

Fundraise through MyCause, an Australian crowdfunding site which allows you to raise funds for projects important to you.



Pozible is a leading crowdfunding platform and community for creative projects and inspiring causes. Individuals can access funding beyond ‘official’ channels by talking directly to like-minded community members


Schools Plus

The “Fundraise Yourself’ platform is the only platform designed for Australian schools and provides a tax-benefit for donors (for eligible schools only). Schools can publish information and benefits about a project and crowdfund through the community network.


Are you looking for new STEM resources for your classroom? Robotical is loaning Marty the Robot to schools for no-obligation, two-week trials.