Edith Cowan University (ECU)
Established in 1991, ECU has rapidly developed into a modern university that focuses on both research excellence and quality teaching.
ECU has taken the opportunity to reshape the way higher education is delivered in a distinctive and inspiring campus environment.
It’s an approach that has been rewarded with a five-star rating for teaching quality over the past seven years in the Good Universities Guide. ECU is also proud to be named in the Times Higher Education 100 Under 50, a global ranking of the best universities under the age of 50 years.
Their courses in Early Childhood, Primary and Secondary Teacher Education are renowned for their extensive professional practice, making ECU’s teaching school graduates job-ready and preferred by many employers.
Edith Cowan University has been a proud partner of Teach Learn Grow since 2011.
Fortescue Metals Group
Fortescue Metals Group is a global leader in the iron ore industry, recognised for their unique culture, innovation and industry-leading development of world class infrastructure and mining assets in the Pilbara, Western Australia.
Since Fortescue was founded in 2003, they have discovered and developed major iron ore deposits and constructed some of the most significant mines in the world. They are focussed on their vision of being the safest, lowest cost, most profitable iron ore producer.
In meeting its objectives of actively working in its local communities, Gold Fields Australia established a separate foundation in 2003 as a vehicle to consider and lead sustainable community-based opportunities. The primary objective of the Gold Fields Australian Foundation is to contribute to long-term sustainability of the communities in which Gold Fields operates by supporting projects in the areas of education, health and small business development. The Foundation receives 80 cents for each ounces of gold that Gold Fields produces in Australia, half of which is invested to ensure the Foundation is self-sustaining, with the other half immediately available for investment in new projects. The Foundation is managed by a Board which meets on a quarterly basis to consider new projects.
Projects that have been supported so far include the Grass Roots Holiday Haven, Graham Farmer Found, Royal Flying Doctor Service, Leinster Primary School, Princess Margaret Hospital, Starlight Foundation, The Australian Red Cross, Kambalda Invalid Disability Support Centre, Coolgardie Community Care and Indigenous Scholarships.
Horizon Power is a State Government-owned, commercially-focused corporation that provides high quality, safe and reliable power to about 100,000 residents and 10,000 businesses, including major industry, across regional and remote Western Australia. They are responsible for generating, procuring, distributing and retailing electricity supplies.
Horizon Power services 46,187 customer connections in the Pilbara, Kimberley, Gascoyne, Mid West and southern Goldfields (Esperance) regions, dispersed across an area of approximately 2.3 million square kilometres – about 10 times the size of Victoria. They manage 38 systems: the North West Interconnected System in the Pilbara and the connected network between Kununurra, Wyndham and Lake Argyle, and 34 stand-alone systems in regional towns and remote communities.
Independence Group NL (IGO)
IGO is a mining and exploration company focusing primarily on mineral exploration and nickel, copper and zinc mining in Australia. IGO operates mainly in four segments, being Long Nickel Mine, Jaguar/Bentley, Development Projects (Tropicana Gold and Stockman Projects), and other regional exploration.
Mindful of its responsibilities to the broader community, the Company has a structured Community Development and Assistance Program (“CDAP”), in addition to providing ad-hoc assistance to community groups from time to time when an urgent and appropriate need is identified. They are a proud sponsor of the Teach Learn Grow organisation.
Pendleton & Co
Pendleton & Co is an international service company, with a local focus on making a positive impact for their clients. They deliver services for clients across key industries in oil and gas, resource, agriculture, infrastructure, healthcare and the public sector. They support organisations to achieve success in transport and logistics, international distribution, project engineering and consulting assignments.
Their portfolio of selected clientele includes ASX 100 listed companies, multinational corporations and Australia’s leading family businesses who trust them to deliver, execute and keep their promises.
Sandfire Resources NL is a dynamic mid-tier Australian mining and exploration company which is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX Ticker: SFR).
Sandfire joined the ranks of Australian copper producers in 2012 following the successful construction and commissioning of its flagship 100%-owned DeGrussa Copper-Gold Mine, located 900km north of Perth in Western Australia.
Sandfire moved from discovery through resource drill-out, feasibility, financing, development, and construction to first copper production within three years – a remarkable achievement which has set new benchmarks for the efficient and rapid development of resources in Western Australia.
Worsley Alumina - South32
South32 is global resources company, listed on three continents and with operations across five countries. Their leadership team includes directors based in Africa and Australia, with decades of combined experience in resources, finance and corporate governance.
The metals and minerals we mine every day are used around the world, playing a big part in people’s everyday lives. Their commodities are used to produce a range of items that people interact with daily. Playing a key part in how the modern world works, they mine and produce commodities in a safe and sustainable way. South32 are the world’s largest producer of manganese ore, a top producer of silver and one of the world’s largest ferronickel producers.
Tate Family Foundation
The Tate Family Foundation was registered in 2010 and operates mainly in the Perth and wider Western Australian region. The Foundation predominantly supports charitable projects & organisations in Western Australia. The primary focus areas of the Foundation are childhood medical research, disadvantaged youth and animal welfare.
The financial support provided by the Tate Family Foundation has been invaluable, allowing TLG to continue to expand our programs to more students in more rural and regional areas of Western Australia.
Transwa operates the road coach and rail public transport system serving regional centres. Transwa road coaches service more than 240 regional WA locations spread across 29 routes, and operates 144 separate coach services a week. The network extends to Kalbarri, Geraldton and Meekatharra in the north, Augusta, Pemberton and Albany in the south-west and Esperance in the south-east.
Transwa operates 76 scheduled rail services every week across four routes: The Australind provides two daily return services between Perth and Bunbury, The Prospector provides a daily return service between Perth and Kalgoorlie, and an additional service on Mondays and Fridays. The AvonLink provides three Northam-to-Midland return services on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday (except public holidays), one return service on a Wednesday and one return service on the weekend (either Saturday or Sunday). The MerredinLink operates between Perth and Merredin on Wednesdays.
Transwa brings WA closer by providing a customer-focused, safe and cost-effective transport service that connects regional towns across the State.
AngloGold Ashanti is the third-largest gold mining company in the world, measured by production. They have two main operations in the Australasian region, Sunrise Dam and Tropicana, which are both located in the north-eastern goldfields of Western Australia. The region produced 520 000oz of gold in 2016, which accounts for 14% of the group’s total gold production.
Our Inkind Sponsors
With over half a million products in stock, Booktopia is the ultimate destination for all your book buying needs. They have everyday low prices on an extensive range of fiction, non fiction, DVDs, ebooks, audio books and stationery. Founded in 2004, they ship over 2,000,000 parcels a year to Australian addresses
Glow Booth specialises in doing photo booth hire different to their competitors with their fantastic glowing open photo booth, which you might have seen at our events. When you hire their booth, you get it for the whole night and you can use it as much as you like. They believe that when you hire a photo booth, you should get it for the whole event - not just for a few hours. If you are looking for photo booth hire in Perth be sure to check them out.
Myer Family Company Staff Foundation Grant
The Myer Family Company Ltd was incorporated in June 1986 as a financial services advisory company that focuses on delivering quality financial advice and building strong relationships with individuals, families and not for profit organisations. Through helping their customers formulate financial strategy, make careful investment decisions, assisting with asset management and much more, MFCo has always held a strong reputation in the business and corporate realm.
Continuing Sidney Myer’s legacy of pioneering philanthropy through various foundations, the MFCo Staff Foundation has led the way in 'building great families and great communities’ through purposeful philanthropy at a corporate, family and individual level, and are very proud to be sponsors of Teach Learn Grow.
With more than 90 years of history in the mining industry, Newmont is one of the world's largest gold producers. Their portfolio currently includes significant operations in Australia, North America, South America and Africa.
Their purpose – to create value and improve lives through sustainable and responsible mining – is guided by five core values: safety, integrity, sustainability, inclusion and responsibility.
The Rotary Club of Scarborough has supported thousands of local and international humanitarian activities since it was chartered in 1956. Rotary is a global network of like-minded men and women who want to make a difference to their communities, make new friends, have fun and make the world a better place. It is a non-political, non-religious organisation and welcomes people from all countries, backgrounds, religions and with differing abilities.
Its members have raised more than $1,500,000 since coordinating the first Swapmart 26 years ago. These funds have been distributed towards worthy projects in the community and abroad.
Squire Patton Boggs
Squire Patton Boggs is a full-service global law firm. They provide insight at the point where law, business and government meet, giving clients a voice, supporting their ambitions and achieving successful outcomes. Their multidisciplinary team of over 1,500 lawyers in 47 offices across 20 countries provides unrivalled access to expertise and invaluable connections on the ground.
Total Green Recycling
Total Green Recycling (TGR) is a locally owned and operated enterprise that offers solutions in e-waste recycling and secure data destruction. As part of their recycling program., they have donated several iPads for TLG to use in our Saplings Rural Programs.
We would like to thank GIVIT for helping to facilitate this partnership.
We would also like to thank members of the community who donate their services and time to transport our volunteers to these rural communities, in particular Tom Thuijs from the Rotary Club of Batavia Coast who has helped us for many years.
Our partners form an invaluable part of the Teach Learn Grow community. By working together with our partners, we hope to enrich the experience that Teach Learn Grow provides to school children. We offer our partners not only the substantial prospects to promote their organisation through social media, newspaper, web and tutor channels, but the opportunity assist Teach Learn Grow in its progress and development in overcoming social and geographic inequities in assisting the education of rural and disadvantaged children.
To discuss the benefits of a partnership between Teach Learn Grow and your organisation, please contact our CEO, Ella Ganfield.