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Apply now for the 2024 school year Equity Fund

17 Jan 2024

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Applications for the 2024 Future of Education Equity Fund are now being accepted.

The Equity Fund provides low-income families and independent students with a one-off payment to help with education expenses like school uniforms and excursions, sport equipment and activities, tuition, and music lessons – the things that support students to fully engage in their education.

The Fund is open to eligible families with students living in Canberra and studying at any ACT school from preschool (attached to an ACT public school) through to year 12.

Payments are:

Applications can be made online and close 29 November 2024. Families with students attending different schools can use the one application form available here External Link.

Applicants can expect to receive payment within four weeks from the date the submission date of the completed application.

If you need more information, please contact the Equity Fund team on 6207 1818 or email

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