2022 Grants. The Board will be assessing grants on Thursday 31 March 2022. Completed grant applications are to be received by the Forde Foundation by no later than Friday 25 February 2022.

National Redress Scheme

Apply to the National Redress Scheme

20th Anniversary of the Forde Foundation

25 August 2020 – Celebrating 20 years of the Forde Foundation

Enhancing the lives of people who may have suffered abuse or neglect in Queensland institutions

The Board will be assessing grants on Thursday 16 September 2021. The Forde Foundation must receive completed grant applications by Friday 13 August 2021.

Our Grants

Providing Australia-wide assistance and targeted financial support in the areas of education, employment, health and well-being.

Forde Foundation

The Forde Foundation (the Foundation) is a perpetual and independent charitable trust that assists to improve the lives of Forgotten Australians and other people who were in the care of Queensland institutions or foster care as children (known as care leavers).

About us

Royal Commissions

Information about The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse and the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality…

Support Services

The Forde Foundation works in collaboration with a number of organisations to support the needs of people who have left…

Forgotten Australians

The Australian Government delivered a National Apology to the Forgotten Australians and Former Child Migrants at a special…