It’s a simple philosophy: a team is only as strong as its weakest link. That’s why we support projects that benefit our local community and provide significant impact for those who need it most – whether they are socially and financially disadvantaged, socially isolated or have other high needs. So no one is left behind, and we are all stronger for it.
ClubGRANTS recognises the responsibility clubs have to their community. It is designed to ensure that larger registered clubs in NSW contribute to the provision of front-line services to our local communities, directly supporting the disadvantaged in the community.
We support a range of community groups and charities with our recipients changing each year.
TURNING YOUNG LIVES AROUND
StreetWork is a non-denominational, for-purpose, community organisation working with ‘at risk’ young people affected by crime, mental health issues, violence, destructive relationships, social isolation, homelessness, those disengaged from school or with poor employment opportunities and those impacted by alcohol and substance abuse, to turn their lives around.
At StreetWork we seek to give ‘at risk’ young people the same opportunities as their peers .. that is to grow, to achieve their dreams and to develop as a person with high self esteem.
Our flagship program, is a one-on-one mentoring which we call KickStart, which aims to break the cycle of destructive behaviours and help them turn their lives around.
STREET OUTREACH PROGRAM
Through our community ClubGrants, The Alcott is delighted to be supporting Father Chris Riley’s Youth off the Streets is helping young people connect with their peers and relate to their families, and building stronger communities in the process.
Through our Street Walk program we make contact and connections with young people living on the streets.
From Sunday to Thursday each week Street Walk staff and volunteers are a night-time presence on Sydney streets. The young people we meet are between the ages of 13 and 22. They’re either chronically homeless or at risk of homelessness.
The outreach we make with young people through Street Walk is vital. It’s a key part of what we do at Youth Off The Streets.
The Lower North Shore Domestic Violence Network was established in the early to mid 1990s. The Network was established to provide DV workers and people in related services with a forum to discuss issues affecting their client base; to devise strategies to promote community awareness of DV in the region; and exchange information that will assist practitioners reduce the incidence and impact of domestic violence within the Lower North Shore.
The Network is a non-Incorporated entity that is dependent on the good will of member organisations and funding providers to meet on a regular basis and to undertake projects in the Lower North Shore area. The Network is directly linked through its membership with similar networks in the Greater Northern Sydney Region and with peak bodies within the Community Services sector. The Network is represented on the Northern Sydney Regional Reference Group for Violence Against Women (RRVAW) and strategic partners include Local Government, and service providers from both the state government and community sectors.
ClubGRANTS is one of Australia’s largest grant programs, providing more than $100 million in cash each year to a variety of worthy causes across NSW.
Charities, sporting organisations and not-for-profit community groups are among tens-of-thousands of worthy causes funded through the program each year.
The scheme was introduced in 1998 by the NSW Government. In 2014, ClubGRANTS delivered more than $100 million in funding to thousands of charities, sporting teams and community groups, and more than $1 billion has been provided since the Scheme began.
Community groups such as Surf Life Saving, Men of League Foundation, Ted Noffs, Little Wings, SouthernCare, Vision Australia, SES, Youth Off The Streets and Legacy are just some of the many organisations that have benefited from the support provided by clubs through ClubGRANTS.
The Alcott is proud to sponsor the Lane Cove Tigers Rugby League Juniors
The Alcott is proud to sponsor the Lane Cove Football Club
The Alcott is proud to sponsor the Lane Cove Juniors Rugby Summer 7’s Series. Join us at The Alcott Lawns Bar throughout the summer season.