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.

Educational Grants:

There are numerous educational grants available to support Australian schools, organisations and individuals increase participation in STEM.

Aboriginal Benefits Foundation Grants

The Foundation provides grants to projects which advance educational attainment and equality in Aboriginal communities.


Advancing STEM in Queensland State Primary Schools

This funding will help primary schools source the resources necessary for STEM learning, ensuring teaching is as active and engaging as possible.


BankWest Easy Grants

Every month Bank West takes the first 40 applications that fit their entry criteria and puts them up for a public vote. The 6 projects with the highest votes receive $1000 and the rest receive $200 each.


Brighter Futures

The Brighter Futures community funding grants are designed to support organisations that are working to develop stronger communities. Teachers can apply for funding under the educational category.


Engaging Science Grants

This grant aims to support organisations, schools and teachers improve STEM participation through the delivery of science engagement and communication projects, events and activities.


Gifted and Talented

This funding aims to support schools in the delivery of programs for improving the learning of gifted and talented students.


Indigenous Education

This educational funding aims to provide indigenous students with the necessary resources to close the attainment gap between non-indigenous and indigenous students.


Inspiring NSW grants

Each year, funds are given to NSW stakeholders to deliver high-profile community STEM events.


NSW-Supporting Young Scientists Program

This grant is offered to NSW high school students participating ‘in person’ or virtually in competitions, events or courses, either domestically or internationally, which offer the potential for significant educational advancement in STEM.


QLD-Peter Doherty Awards for Excellence in STEM Education

Any school or teacher who has implemented strategies to lift student performance in STEM subjects can apply for this award. The award should be used to undertake activities associated with the STEM course or purchase equipment to assist in the development of STEM learning.


Rural and Remote Education Access Program

The RREAP program aims to assist schools in improving the educational outcomes and opportunities of students who are disadvantaged because of their geographical isolation, so that their learning outcomes match those of other students.


School Grant Program in South Australia

These are grants to help school-initiated National Science Week activities. Applications are accepted that support the running of a National Science Week activity or event in a school and teachers can apply for up to $500.


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