ERFA is an international development organisation that focuses on sustainable and transformational education. ERFA partners with in-country organisations to deliver projects which require discrete, time-bound funding, capacity building and collaboration in project design, planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and ongoing learning.

The section below provides tools you will need to work with Edmund Rice Foundation (Australia).


ERFA’s funding application period usually opens for two months in July each year.

Please return to this page at that time or email ERFA ( for more information.

All funding applications must comply with ERFA’s Program Design, Funding and Management Policy.


Please refer to our Policies page on this website for program specific polices.

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Best Foot Forward 2021

We’re asking for your help so that SHE can put HER best foot forward.

Since the outbreak of COVID-19, violence against women and girls has intensified.

The opportunity to gain education and skills is the key to HER long-term empowerment.

Our goal is to raise $150,000 in 24 hours on the 12th November 2021, so that disadvantaged women and girls can have access to opportunity through education.

Learn more by visiting