Applications for the June 2022 grant round have now closed. The Board will be assessing grants on Thursday 23 June 2022.

Applications for the September grant round are to be received by the Forde Foundation by no later than 5pm Friday 12 August 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

Applications for the June grant round are now closed. The Board will be assessing grants on Thursday 23 June 2022.

The next grant round is 15 September 2022. The Forde Foundation must receive completed grant applications by 5pm Friday 12 August 2022.

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…