How Can I Make a Donation?
Your donation is invaluable to QATSIF as it can make a difference as to whether a young Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander student can afford to stay at school until Graduation in Year 12. QATSIF knows that our QCE Scholarships are impacting on improved education outcomes for young Indigenous Australians throughout remote and urban areas of Queensland.
Donations can be made by sending a cheque or money order to:
Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Foundation
2/301 Water Street
Fortitude Valley Qld4006
Please include your name and address. A receipt will be posted to you for tax purposes.
Become Involved with QATSIF
QATSIF may have been created for the single purpose of increasing educational and related opportunities available to Queensland's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people, but it is a goal that will never be realised by a single organisation. QATSIF is proud to join the thriving and committed network of schools, charitable organisations, government departments, families and ordinary Australians who all share a belief that a good education is something all Queensland children deserve.
Since it was created, QATSIF has continued to be impressed at the work being done across Queensland by teachers and administrators across the State, Independent and Catholic Education Sectors to support Indigenous young people. These programs not only focus on helping young people complete their education, but also support initiatives that create pathways to future employment through industry training and extra-curricular studies.
These efforts by Queensland's schools are being supported by strong engagement from parents and families of students, as well as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations.
Together, these communities are developing their school activities and programs, and undertaking initiatives that embed increased knowledge of Indigenous culture and history in educational programs. They are working with local business and industry to create pathways towards life and career opportunities and, ultimately, economic independence.
By providing financial support, QATSIF can help students access these and other programs, as well as simply helping offset some of the costs of securing a sound education.
QATSIF believes that, through our shared commitment - schools, families, communities, donors and administrators - we can encourage Queensland's future leaders to reach their full potential, not just academically but vocationally, culturally and as the cornerstone of an inclusive and supportive Queensland.
If you or your organisation would like to share in that commitment - as a donor, a co-ordinating school or in some other way - please contact us.