Brentford's Community Sports Trust has come in for praise, from QPR chief executive Lee Hoos.
The Bees' schemes have been widely recognised throughout the country with the club receiving numerous community awards in the past few years.
And Hoos admitted he had cast a green eye over what the Hoops' west London rivals do off the pitch.
He told the QPR Podcast: “As much as I hate to credit local rivals it the Brentford Community Trust caught my eye with health centres and using the power of football to social causes and thought that was absolutely brilliant. That role football plays connects people like nothing else.”
QPR were widely praised for their reaction to the Grenfell Tower disaster and Hoos, who was also talking about Rangers' FFP breach, was quick to point out the work they do in the community.
He added: “We've started down a road that I'm pleased we're starting down and making inroads on about creating a self-sustainable football club that can compete in every match and also the community aspect of the club.
“It's a bedrock of the community with the courses we do and the biggest example being the Grenfell this summer.
“One of the things that really got me when I started in football was the community aspects. Football plays a massive part of that.
“The NFL may go out and support charities and raise awareness but I noticed that football actually takes over a lot of the roles that you expect government to take over and thought that's a brilliant idea.”