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Education is in our DNA. For over 60 years, we have been supporting teachers and the education community in South Australia. Our School Impact Program focuses on assisting schools to receive vital funding for projects. 

We are delighted to have received your application, thank you for your time in submitting it. We will be in touch soon to let you know if your application was successful.

Applications for Round 1 will close 22 March 2024 and applicants will be notified of the outcome by Week 3, Term 2. If your application is successful, you will be emailed the next steps and a Sponsorship Agreement for signing.

Thank you again for your interest, we look forward to reading your application.

Frequently asked questions
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No, we trust that you have used the funds to best suit your community.

Payment will be made in the Term following your round of applications.

Yes. We will let you know if your application was successful or unsuccessful via email.

Congratulations! We are really excited to be helping fund your project.

Our community team will reach out to all successful recipients with an agreement form and payment form. These forms will highlight the program terms and payment date.

We will send this to the email you provided on your application.

You will need to share with us:

  • Your school’s name
  • Your contact details and position
  • Some information about the project you would like funding for.

We will also ask you about ways that we can promote our exclusive Education Community Banking Benefits and funding outcomes to your staff and school community.

Applications are invited in 2 rounds.

Round 1

Applications are open from 12:00am (ACST) 29 January 2024 and close 22 March 2024 at 11:59pm

Judging will take place in the Term 1 holidays and the winners will be contacted Week 1 of Term 2.

Round 2

Applications open on 22 July 2024 at 12:00am (ACST) and close 13 September 2024 at 11:59pm.

Judging will take place in the Term 3 holidays and the winners will be contacted Week 1 of Term 4.

We will automatically include your school in Round 2 applications. However, we know that with time, things change. So, if you need to change your ultimate funding purpose please reach out to our friendly team on schoolimpact@creditunionsa.com.au to chat further.

Yes, you can spend the funding however you choose as long as it benefits your students and/ or staff.

Please note that the final impact funding amount for successful applicants may be adjusted by the selection panel.

Not at all. While we would love for you to join us, you don’t need to be a member to apply for funding.

Unfortunately, no. We want to benefit as many schools as possible and spread the funding around evenly. This means if your school is successful and receives funding through our School Impact Program, your school will need to wait another two calendar years before they can apply again. For example, if your school receives funding in February 2024, they will need to wait until February 2026 to apply for funding again.

Funding will be available in the following amounts:

  • $2000
  • $5000
  • $10,000
  • $20,000

Funding can only be provided for activities or projects that benefit students or provide support and wellbeing to both students and staff, such as:

  • Equipment or facility upgrades on campus
  • Student experiences such as school camps, excursions etc
  • Teacher wellbeing including training
  • Student support such as lunch programs or sporting programs.