Sponsorship & Donations

ClubGRANTS

The Casino RSM Club is pleased to announce that the latest round of Community Grants Funding (ClubGRANTS) is open for applications.

Each year the Casino RSM Club provides significant financial community support through donations and sponsorships to local community groups and not-for-profit organisations.

The ClubGRANTS scheme is aimed at supporting local community projects which encompass:
• Community Welfare & Social Services
• Community Development
• Community Health
• Employment Assistance Activities

Examples of these projects are:

Community welfare and social services

  • family support
  • supported emergency or low cost accommodation
  • counselling services
  • child care and child protection
  • aged, disability or youth services
  • veteran welfare services
  • services to victims of natural or other disasters
  • volunteer emergency services, such as surf life-saving and rural fire services.

Community development

  • neighbourhood centre activities
  • community education programs
  • youth drop-in facilities
  • community transport services
  • tenants’ services
  • state-wide or regional services developing social policies and providing advocacy for local community services.

Community health services

  • early childhood health
  • child and family services
  • community nursing
  • therapy, including art therapy
  • community mental health services
  • health promotion initiatives
  • drug and alcohol services
  • palliative care/women’s health/dental/ disability services
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health services
  • home and community care services

Employment assistance activities

  • employment placement services
  • group training
  • employment advocacy
  • community enterprises
  • local job creation schemes

A local ClubGRANTS Committee consisting of the Casino RSM Club, Richmond Valley Council, Department of Community Services and other organisations is established each year to identify local priorities and needs for grants and to make recommendations for funding.

Organisations previous supported by the Casino RSM Club under ClubGRANTS include: Boolangle Local Aboriginal Land Council, Rotary, Evans Head Surf Club, Windara, Jumbunna, Richmond Valley Community Transport, Marine Rescue Evans Head, Casino Memorial Hospital, Casino Scouts, VRA and many more.

For further information on ClubGRANTS and to apply visit the Richmond Valley Council ClubGRANTS webpage. Applications close 18th June 2021.

ClubGRANTS applications should be directed through the website via Richmond Valley Council link above and not sent directly to the Club.  

General Donations and Sponsorships

The Casino RSM Club is a proud to be supporter of many community organisation, education and sporting groups.

The Club regular provides financial and non financial support to a wide range of groups.

As a Not for Profit Community Organisation is is essential that funds and/or support the Club provides is only directed towards other non profit organisations and community groups, and that furthermore these groups are also transparent in their operations with good corporate governance and sound financial accountability in place.

As such it is important to note that the Club will only provide financial support to incorporated not for profit groups such as sporting clubs, schools, and community groups etc.  Preference will be given to groups located in the Richmond Valley/Casino District.

Financial support will not be provided to individuals, private companies, and unincorporated groups.

Cash sponsorship requests are only considered 4 times per year being in January, April, July and October.  Sponsorship & Donation requests must be submitted on the appropriate form (link below) with details provided and should be submitted well in advance of when the funds are required.  Back dated and past events and activities will not be supported.

Donation or Sponsorship Request Form

In kind support such as hosting fundraisers etc may be provided to individuals and non incorporated groups on a case by case basis.  If this applies to you or you group please contact Club Management to discuss.

Groups seeking other grant opportunities should contact the Richmond Valley Council Grants Officer and/or information on the Club Grants Scheme.