ACKNOWLEGEMENT

The office of the Opening the Doors foundation is located on the lands of the Wurundjeri Woiwurrung People of the Kulin Nations. Opening the Doors Foundation acknowledges the traditional owners of ancestral lands across Australia. Respecting Elders past and present and local Aboriginal Custodians.

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SUPPORTING ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER FAMILIES IN VICTORIA WITH EDUCATIONAL FUNDING

THE FOUNDATION HAS SUPPORTED OVER 8,400 STUDENTS TO DATE

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OPENING THE DOORS FOUNDATION

The Opening the Doors Foundation addresses the severe educational disadvantage still being experienced by many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families, by providing assistance so that they are able to choose and successfully maintain a positive education environment for their children.


The Foundation covers the extra costs associated with schooling (where this is in a non-government school environment), costs not otherwise funded from government or other educational funding sources, such as school uniforms, books, school camps and other school associated costs.

ABOUT THE FOUNDATION

Based in Thornbury in Melbourne Victoria, the Foundation covers the extra costs associated with schooling (where this is in a non-government school environment), costs not otherwise funded from government or other educational funding sources, such as school uniforms, books, school camps and other school associated costs.

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Your Donation will be used to help the Foundation empower and support Aboriginal families to make choices in educational opportunities for their children and help open the doors of independent educational institutions in Victoria for Aboriginal students.

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Applications for the 2020 Grant Round open on 14th October 2019.

There has been a change to the application process which is outlined on the Apply Now page. Contact the foundation if you have any queries about the upcoming application round.

 

 

WE ACKNOWLEDGE 

Our Ancestors, Elders, communities and families have educated our children since the beginning of time, about the depth, beauty and strength of our culture, and continue to pass on their knowledge to each generation, carrying forward one of the oldest living cultures on earth.

That Opening the Doors Foundation makes a small but impactful contribution to the lives of the children we support, alongside the Elders, families, communities, organisations and teachers who shape their lives.

We pay tribute to the educators, schools and organisations working to create culturally safe and supportive learning environments that ensure every Aboriginal child reaches his or her academic potential.