QCF General Fund Grants Program

QCF invites Expressions of Interest from small to medium charitable organisations delivering programs that address domestic violence and substance abuse (preferred focus on ice addiction).

QCF’s grants are for organisational capacity building to assist charities remain viable, resilient and sustainable.

Capacity Building improves the ability of an organisation to develop its structures, systems, people and skills in order to deliver effective business strategies. Organisations should be constantly seeking ways to improve, become financially sustainable and meet the changing needs of their users.

Grants up to a maximum of $30,000 each will be considered for proposals addressing one or more of the following initiatives:

  1. Institutional Capacity Building – development and strengthening of external links eg creating effective partnerships
  2. Organisational Capacity Building – focusing on people, culture, systems and processes to meet specific goals
  3. Individual Capacity Building – building the skills of individual workers


Typically, capacity building can focus on the following areas:

  • Education and training
  • Recruiting, maintaining or recognising volunteers
  • Information technology support systems and training
  • Planning and governance which may include strategic plans, constitution reviews or board appraisals


The closing date for Expressions of Interest is Wednesday 24 February 2016.

Click here to access the Expression of Interest GuidelinesClick here to access the Expression of Interest submission form

For more information please contact Bronwynn van Baalen, Executive Officer, Queensland Community Foundation on 3360 3854, or alternatively email enquiries@qcf.org.au.