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The Ian Potter Foundation Education grants program focuses on improving educational outcomes for children (0–8 years) through initiatives in early childhood and the early years of primary school. Applications are open now and close on 20 April.

The grants aim:

  • To support innovative programs delivered to young children (ages 0–8) that aim to improve school readiness (as measured by the AECD) and/or foster parental engagement in their children's learning
  • To support the development of evidence and shared measurement tools for the early childhood sector.

The Foundation only considers grant applications in excess of $100,000 in this program area.

Applications targeting children with high levels of developmental vulnerability will be prioritised. Collaborative, multi-year initiatives are encouraged.


The Ian Potter Foundation can only make grants to organisations with BOTH Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) Item 1 and Tax Concession Charity (TCC) status. 

Closing date: 20 April 2018

More information and to apply

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