Hand Heart Pocket makes a difference for contemporary families and
communities in Queensland and in Papua New Guinea
Applications for our Significant and Flagship Grant Round 1 for the 2020-21 financial year have now closed. Applications for Grant Round 2 will be accepted between 1 November 2020 and 30 November 2020.
Hand Heart Pocket’s primary philanthropic focus for at least the next three years is to help improve outcomes for youth at risk. As a result, the majority of our Significant and Flagship grant-funding will be committed to supporting programs and initiatives that provide a holistic and strength-based approach, which is backed by evidence, to engage young people at risk to have hope for their own futures and help them to:
Grant-funding is provided through two grant rounds per year to registered charitable organisations or businesses that trade to intentionally tackle social problems that operate in either Queensland or in Papua New Guinea and who can demonstrate that their programs and initiatives are able to assist Hand Heart Pocket to make progress against its ‘Theory of Change’ to improve outcomes for youth at risk, or are in support of Hand Heart Pocket’s current strategy.
In addition to our focus on youth at risk, Hand Heart Pocket’s current Strategy 2018-2024 also incorporates a smaller portion of grant funding for initiatives that support the following:
Find out more about why and how we plan to help improve outcomes for youth at risk and how your organisation could help us achieve this through a Significant or Flagship Grant:
Our work to support the needs of contemporary families and communities in our key focus areas outlined above is achieved through:
Our Benevolence Assistance Program provides individuals a hand up in times of exceptional need, including those affected by a natural disaster. Details on this program can be found below:
View the Guidelines for our Benevolence Assistance Program
Download our Benevolence Assistance Application Pack
Download our Disaster Relief Application Pack
Download our Funeral Grant Application Pack for Partners and Spouses
Download our Funeral Grant Application Pack for Estates