The Toowoomba Regional Community Fund is aimed at strengthening the community by facilitating giving and by partnering with donors to build an enduring source of funding from which to support charitable projects.
By donating and or leaving a bequest to QCF for the Toowoomba Regional Community Fund you are helping create an enduring legacy.
The regional grants program aims to support eligible charitable organisations providing local service delivery in areas such as aged care, family support, children, health and welfare, youth and arts.
The Toowoomba Regional Community Fund supported eight local organisations to deliver projects in the 2017-18 financial year.
AEIOU Foundation $1,826
To replace the air conditioner in the kitchen and in three of the classrooms at their AEIOU Toowoomba centre.
Cancer Patients Foundation $5,000
Towards the Look Good Feel Better program in Toowoomba, dedicated to teaching cancer patients how to manage the appearance-related side-effects of cancer treatment.
Cystic Fibrosis Queensland $3,015
To bring together Toowoomba parents and carers of children living with cystic fibrosis to encourage resilience, positive self-thinking and mutual support.
Empire Theatres Foundation $5,000
To hold a series of workshops and creative development sessions for refugee, migrant and English-as-an-additional-language students.
Reason to Thrive $3,000
To allow 12 students to participate in the Equine Assisted Learning Youth Program, which aims to develop students’ social skills and ability to connect with others.
Sunrise Way $3,070
Towards the Ripple in the Pond project, which aims to aid client recovery through a program of Therapeutic Photography.
The Eating Issues Centre $5,000
Towards a 10-week therapeutic group program, which focuses on building relationships, developing a safe and supportive environment and explores body image, and self-esteem.