Foundation Principal Rev G Lindsay Lockley Opening Ceremony HM Begbie Building

Foundation

Cromwell College Foundation looks to alumni, families of students and others to assist the College prepare for the future. It gives all those in the wider community who make up the friends of Cromwell, an opportunity to contribute, in a tax effective way to the ongoing story of the College.

Established in 1987, the Cromwell College Foundation is guided by the following objectives:

  1. Endowing scholarships, fellowships and bursaries
  2. Preserving, developing and improving College buildings and facilities
  3. Acquiring property.
  4. Developing and improving the standards of student facilities.

Neither Cromwell College nor the Foundation receives any financial assistance from The Uniting Church of Australia (Queensland Synod), The University of Queensland or local, state and federal Governments.

The Foundation is committed to obtaining donations and investing them wisely to better serve the current and future needs of the College. Examples of what funding has provided include:

  1. Helen Begbie Memorial Bursary. Supports a new student who would not otherwise be able to live in college.
  2. Rev Dr G Lindsay Lockley Fund. Supports current students who fall into financial difficulties who, without assistance, would need to withdraw from College.
  3. Providing up to date educational technology.
  4. Providing facilities such as air conditioning the computer room, obtaining new dining room tables and chairs and the grand piano
  5. Providing funding for the development of Campus Lodge.