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 2016-17 financial year.
AEIOU Foundation $10,000
To fund the gap between AEIOU’s fee and government funding for one child in Toowoomba.
Cancer Patients Foundation $3,000
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.
Empire Theatres Foundation $3,000
To assist children of refugee families integrate into the Australian environment.
Lifeline Darling Downs $1,676
Towards Flexi School projects.
PCYC Toowoomba $5,000
To assist PCYC Toowoomba present a pantomime to children regarding protective behaviours during Child Protection Week.
Ronald McDonald House South East Queensland $5,500
For the installation of a smartboard to give children educational support whilst staying in Ronald McDonald House.
Toowoomba City Care Inc $3,275
To purchase resources to assist with the Bella Girl program, as a positive means of dealing with the problem of disadvantaged teenage girls transitioning to high school.
Toowoomba Clubhouse Association Inc $3,000
To assist with restoration of the Clubhouse’s car park.