In the Community
Since Qantas was founded in the Queensland outback in 1920, our iconic Australian airline has played an active role in helping and improving the communities in which we operate. From assisting Australians in times of natural disaster to flying medical patients and supplies across our network, the Qantas Group continues to drive social impact and economic activity.
Qantas manages its community investment program under the following partnerships, programs and initiatives.
Qantas continues to play a vital role in supporting cultural organisations across Australia. In this way we hope to nurture and develop the Arts community in this country.
Qantas supports many of Australia's community and charity organisations. Read about their incredible work, and how Qantas helps them help others.
The Qantas story is inextricably linked with the development of civil aviation in Australia. Read about the organisations Qantas partners with to honour their shared history.
Many Qantas employees volunteer for worthy causes and donate to charity through the Qantas Workplace Giving program.
Qantas is committed to working in partnership with Indigenous communities across Australia through a range of initiatives
The Spirit of Competition is a key to Australian culture. Qantas is proud to sponsor a number of events and organisations.
The Qantas Spirit of Youth Awards 365 (SOYA 365) has been the leading grants program for emerging creative talent for over eight years. The program aims to celebrate and reward young Australian creative talent with a once-in-a-lifetime mentorship and grants program.
The Qantas Foundation is a charitable body responsible for consolidating and expanding Qantas' charitable and community activities. The Foundation is governed by an independent Board of Directors who will oversee funds of more than $5 million.
Qantas receives many requests for sponsorship support. Whilst we would like to assist with all of them, unfortunately this isn't feasible. To assist in evaluating your proposal, please complete the application form.