When disaster strikes, RACQ Foundation is there to help

Since 2011, the Foundation has distributed over $14 million to assist more than 400 Queensland community groups affected by natural disaster and drought.

Through its Community Grants program, RACQ Foundation gives community groups, charities, sporting clubs and First Nations Councils the opportunity to rebuild after natural disasters and to prepare for the future with resilience-based projects.  

Apply now - Resilience Grant Apply now - Recovery Grant

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$952,462

Funding approved for Community Grants in FY23^
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+$14 million

Distributed to more than 400 Queensland communities since inception in 2011^
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Community Assistance Projects delivered since 2016

RACQ Foundation Community Grant Program

RACQ Foundation helps Queensland community groups, charities, organisations, First Nations Councils and clubs impacted by natural disasters. This includes both recovery grants and resilience-based project grants which may relate to physical, nature-based and social solutions.

Apply now - Resilience Grant Apply now - Recovery Grant

How to apply:

  1. Follow the ‘apply now’ link to the online application form.
  2. Save the form at any stage and return at a later date to complete. Simply select the ‘save and return later’ link at the bottom of the form and follow the prompts to receive an email link.
  3. Once complete, click the ‘Submit’ button to receive an email notifying you that we have received your application. 

Contact us

If you are having trouble filling out the form, please email racqfoundation@racq.com.au or call 07 3872 8603.

Please contact the Foundation Coordinator at racqfoundation@racq.com.au if you would like to discuss your application or if you have any other questions about the RACQ Foundation. 

Grant Application Dates:

  • FY24 Round 2 – Open from Tuesday, 3 October 2023 – Closes at 5pm on Friday, 23 February 2024
  • FY25 Round 1 – Open from Saturday, 24 February 2024 – Closes at 5pm on Friday, 4 October 2024

See the difference your membership made last financial year^

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Member Benefits

$22 million saved

by members using their member benefits.

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RACQ Choppers

3,229 air rescues

throughout Queensland.

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Giving back

$9.9 million support

to Queensland charities and communities.

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Education

60,705 students

educated on road safety and financial wellbeing.

How we’ve helped

When disaster strikes, RACQ Foundation helps rebuild communities. Thanks to the support of our over 1.7 million members, RACQ can do more for Queensland community organisations.

With over $950,000 in funding approved for community groups in FY23, find out what we’ve achieved this year through the For The Greater Good - FY23 Report.

2020-21 Annual Review

2019-20 Annual Review

2018-19 Annual Review

2017-18 Annual Review

From Southport to Cape York, RACQ Foundation supports community organisations throughout Queensland. View our map to see the shires we have assisted since 2011:

All of Queensland (PDF, 1.49MB)

Things to note

The RACQ Foundation will consider all proposals that meet the criteria and guidelines. All successful and unsuccessful applicants will be advised in writing as soon as practicable.

Images showing any damage or scanned drawings of the proposed project are welcome, especially if they assist with explaining the project.

All applications received by 5pm on the due date will be reviewed, though further information may be requested. 

^Figures shown on this page are continuously updated with a summary of FY23 figures available from the For The Greater Good - FY23 Report.