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What We Fund

Building stronger families and communities

Our philanthropic work predominantly supports the improvement of outcomes for young people in need. At a local level, we back our Members to support the causes they care about.

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Strategic Partnerships

We partner with charities and organisations who operate in Queensland and Papua New Guinea that tackle social issues to achieve life-changing outcomes for people in need.  Our focus is on ensuring Queensland’s most at-risk young people have the outcomes they need to thrive in adult life. 

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Matched Giving

At a local level, we work closely with Freemason Lodges throughout Queensland and in Papua New Guinea to identify areas of need, and support causes that have the potential to make an important difference in their community. Freemason Lodges can apply to Hand Heart Pocket for Matched Giving on behalf of their local, nominated charity. Freemason Lodges can log into the member-only area to access all the information and forms they need to make an application

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Hardship Assistance

Our Hardship Assistance program brings the right people together around the table to support families and individuals to get back on their feet. We do this by partnering with UnitingCare’s financial counselling service to support Queenslanders who have fallen on hard times.

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Disaster relief and disaster preparedness

When a natural disaster strikes in Queensland, we will make a special donation to that community on behalf of the Freemasons of Queensland, through our partner GIVIT.  We also partner with the Foundation for Rural Regional Renewal (FRRR) who deliver disaster preparedness support to local community organsiations.

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News & Publications

News23 01 18 Frrr

Disaster resilience funding for regional and remote communities

We partner with the Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal (FRRR) to support regional and remote communities in Queensland to plan their response to future disasters and put in place mitigations that will reduce the impact if disaster strikes. We are one of over 40 funders supporting the Strengthening Rural Communities grants program administered by […]
News23 01 17 Osb Alan Sims

Decades of service to the community recognised with prestigious honour

Cairns Freemason Alan Sims says he was gob smacked when he found out that he was one of four Freemasons in Queensland to be awarded the prestigious Order of Service to Benevolence (OSB) jewel in the last year. Presented by the immediate past Grand Master Paul Holland, Alan says he never expected the recognition. “I […]
News23 01 12 Qmtc Pyjama Foundation

Pyjama Angels play special role in the lives of children in foster care

Pyjama Angel volunteers play a very special role in the lives of children in foster care and can make an enormous difference through their presence. From teaching them life skills, to helping with homework and reading books, the Pyjama Angel forms a special bond with each child, helping them build a brighter future, despite a […]
News22 12 22 Guide Dogs Barron Barnett Lodge

Puppies Barron and Barnett to be part of the next generation of Guide Dogs

For a person with low or no vision, getting out and about in the community can take a lot of planning, if they use a cane. The freedom that comes with having a Guide Dog is lifechanging, knowing they’ll be safely guided and able to be more spontaneous. To breed, raise and train a guide […]
News22 12 21 Legacy Sunshine Coast

Freemasons donation for families of veterans

Legacy has thanked Maroochydore Freemasons Lodge for donating $1,000 to support families. The service supports 893 widows and widowers and 21 young people locally, whose loved ones have been injured or have given their lives for this country. Maroochydore Freemasons Lodge representative Mike Aldrich said it was important for the Lodge to make sure the […]

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