Education and Training Program

Your Potential

We encourage individuals to maximise their skills, abilities and potential through funding in education and training.
We offer a range of funding categories under education, including:
  • Primary/secondary schooling
  • TAFE and RTO training
  • Tertiary studies (University)
  • Cultural materials and resources
To learn more about these opportunities, we encourage you to read the Grant Guidelines & read Your Stories about other successful applicants and make contact to discuss your particular situation.

Steps to the Grants Process

Complete an application via the links on the specific application page.
Trustees will assess your application, and we will notify you of the outcome.
Approved applications will have funds distributed based on the application.
We would love to hear about the impacts the support has had on you or your community.

Start an Application

To start an application begin by selecting the program tab in the header above for the program area in which you want to apply. Please read the Grant Guidelines for the program to make sure your application meets the requirements. If you are not sure feel free to contact us.

Educations and Training Programs

Education & Training Program Frequency Maximum Grant Amount
Primary/secondary education assistance. Multiple applications up to the maximum amount per student per calendar year $5,000
Vocational training, to assist people in improving the range of skills they can offer to potential employers and upskilling to assist with self-employment. One application up to maximum amount per calendar year $5,000
Tertiary education assistance. One application up to maximum amount per calendar year $5,000
Cultural materials and resources for use in schools and other educational institutions. One application up to maximum amount per calendar year $2,500
To start an application, select the ‘Apply’ button above.

Application FAQs

  • A Wiri, Yuwiburra, and Barada Barna Peoples, resident anywhere in Australia.
  • Any member of the broader Birra Gubba Nation resident in the Agreement Area.
All applications are through Smarty Grants, which can be accessed from the link on the respective Grant Program website page.
All applications are assessed against the Grant Guidelines and Information document found on the website.
When you submit your applications it can take 3-6 weeks for the assessment process to be finalised.
Applicants should contact Centrelink on 13 28 50 for advice.