We Love Our Community
A vital part of The Canberra Southern Cross Club’s ethos is contributing to our community. Every year we provide support to over 350 Community Groups, providing over $1.5 million in support.
Our goal is to demonstrate our commitment through the support of local events and activities that benefit the Canberra community as a whole. Community Giving has been a major part of what we do since our establishment in 1972.
We have 5 key programs through which we supply cash, food and services in kind to
- – Community Rewards
- – Community Key Partner
- – Community Grants
- – Community Welfare
- – Community Sports
Find out more about each of these programs below and how you can become involved.
The Canberra Southern Cross Club has 5 different Community Giving programs, which when combined, donates over $1.5 million annually to over 350 local Community groups, schools, and charities.
The Community Rewards Program (CRP) donates 10% of a registered Club member’s food and beverage spend to their chosen participating CRP partner. Donating up to a $20,000 per group cap, funds are calculated monthly and distributed quarterly.
Community Key Partner
Our Community Key Partner (CKP) is the focus of our giving program for a three year term, receiving up to $50,000 comprising of $20,000 cash, up to $20,000 in Community Rewards sponsorship and $10,000 in kind support per annum.
Applicants must be not-for-profit organisations whose welfare and charitable work supports the people in Canberra and the surrounding districts.
The Community Grants Program provides funding of between $200 and $2,500 is available to not-for-profit organisations whose welfare and charitable work supports people in Canberra and the surrounding districts. The aim of grants support is to provide assistance to local community-based organisations which make a valuable contribution to Canberra and its region.
The 2017 Annual Community Grants process has now closed. Applications for 2018 will open in January 2018.
The Community Welfare Program provides in kind assistance to local community-based organisations whose welfare and charitable work support those in need and makes a valuable contribution to Canberra and its region.
Applications are closed.
The Community Sports Program is to provides financial and in kind assistance to sports affiliated with the Club and to other local community-based sports organisations.