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You can sponsor an Australian child today

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School uniforms and excursions

Financial support to pay for books, shoes and a complete school uniform, as well extra-curricular activities like school excursions.
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Matched with personalised, tailored support

Our Learning for Life Coordinators provide on the ground support with student's schooling and links them to local learning opportunities.
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Access to learning support and tutoring

Ongoing access to our out-of-school learning and mentoring programs to help students build the skills to thrive at school and beyond.

Who youR Sponsorship can help?

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Sponsor kindergarten to year 6

Children who start school behind in mathematics and literacy generally stay behind. Our evidence-based programs cater for students from five years and up.

3,176 awaiting sponsorship

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Sponsor year 7 to year 9

With a greater emphasis on independent study, students aged 12 and up face more complex subjects to tackle, adjusting to high school can be especially challenging.

2,152 awaiting sponsorship

As a child sponsor you can...

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Create a Sponsor Profile

Kick-start communication with your sponsored student by sending them your Sponsor Profile. Here, you can introduce yourself and start building a deeper connection.
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Communicate with your student

Through our secure My Smith Family portal, you can communicate with your student, including messages of support. Correspondence with your student is entirely optional.
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Send gifts to your sponsored student

We will send you birthday reminders so you can send on birthday wishes and/or gifts such as books and vouchers to your sponsored student.

Sponsorship Frequently Asked Questions