Forde is an active member of the Bush on the Boundary Reference Group. The sustainability series of events has been running since 2009.
Forde Residents Association will be formed in 2011 to manage the ongoing community events that have been fostered by Forde until now.
3 Caring for Country indigenous traineeships were founded by Forde and commenced in February 2011. Traineeships will run for 3 years with a view to the trainees gaining permanent employment with the ACT Government.