Campsie RSL has announced that they are contributing more than $500,000 into the community with a number of different local community and charitable organisations receiving ClubGRANTS funding as part of the 2015 grants program.
ClubGRANTS funding aims to support community organisations, sporting groups and charities that make a difference in a local community.
This year’s Campsie RSL grant recipients are a diverse group that provide a range of community services to the Campsie and wider Canterbury community. These organisations provide support within the fields of education, health, sport, medical research, youth, family and disability services.
Successful Campsie RSL grant recipient organisations include; The John Berne School, Autism Spectrum Australia, Alzheimer’s Australia, PCYC, Macular Disease Foundation, The City of Canterbury Library, Recreation Sports and Aquatics Club (RSAC), The Royal Life Saving Society, Learning Links, Canterbury City Community Centre, SHINE for Kids, CareFlight and Canterbury Hospital.
Campsie RSL, Chief Executive Officer, Craig Love said “We are pleased to support our local community organisations each year through the NSW ClubGRANTS program.
“Our Club ensures the allocation of funds goes to a variety of projects and we are delighted that this year we are forging some new relationships with fantastic causes and organisations undertaking worthwhile local initiatives,” said Craig.
Campsie RSL grant funding will be put toward a variety of projects and activities including the purchase of an I Stat Blood Analyser at Canterbury Hospital, support of the City of Canterbury Library’s RESPECT youth program and funding to assist the Macular Disease Foundation undertake an awareness campaign in the Canterbury Local Government Area.
“Campsie RSL grant funding will provide beneficial funding to a variety of projects, in particular it will allow Autism Spectrum Australia to provide literacy resources and occupational therapy to 28 children with autism from the Canterbury LGA.
“Other funding will support the local Royal Life Saving Society to implement an interactive and educational program about vital water safety aimed at local kindergarten kids,” explained Craig.
Campsie RSL held a special presentation on Thursday 20 August to present these organisations with their grant funding.
“ClubGRANTS funding from Campsie RSL has had a huge impact on both large charitable organisations and small localised services, with grant recipients able to gain valuable resources and support. This is made possible by our members and guests supporting us, which means we can put more back into our community,” concluded Craig.