CEF Coolah is proudly one of 44 local foundations that make up the Country Education Foundation of Australia network.
Local foundations engage in fundraising to provide local grants and scholarships to youth in their areas. This financial support can range from $500 to $5,000 per student, per year and helps buy textbooks and laptops for uni students, purchase tools and equipment for apprentices and assists rural and regional youth to relocate to take up career opportunities.
CEF’s national office, based in Orange, NSW, provides financial support, training and resources to this family of local foundations through seed funding, student support resources, volunteer resources, governance and compliance advice, accounting, technology, insurances, event management and advocacy.
CEF also partners with tertiary institutions and corporate and philanthropic organisations across the country to provide additional funding and support to CEF local grant and scholarship recipients.
CEF Australia has tax deductibility 1 status (DGR1), so all donations over $2 are fully tax deductible.