Sponsorships & Grants

You may not think it matters who you bank with. But we know that’s not the case. Just take a look at our Community Balance Sheet.

Yes, it’s time to feel good about who you bank with.

We are proud to support these local community groups!

  • KidzWish
  • HARS (Historical Aircraft Restoration Society)
  • Wollongong Hospital Children’s Ward
  • Cancer Council RSPCA
  • Women’s Heath Centre Warilla
  • The Great Illawarra Walk
  • Lions Club of Oak Flats
  • NSW Aboriginal Educational CG Inc.
  • The Illawarra Hawks
  • Wheelchair Aust – Wollongong Roller Hawks
  • Oak Flats Dads Committee
  • Billy Cart Derby
  • Shellharbour Men’s Shed
  • WaveFM Lamington Drive & Big Breakfast
  • Connie Gamble Scholarship at the University of Wollongong
  • PCYC
  • Oak Flats Senior Citizens
  • Group 7 Referees
  • The Denny Foundation
  • The Disability Trust
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Multiple Sclerosis Limited
  • Saint Vincent’s
  • Shellharbour Men’s Shed
  • Albion Park Rural Fire Service
  • Calderwood Rural Fire Service
  • Illawarra Rural Fire Service Cadets
  • Dunmore Rural Fire Service
  • Oak Flats Rural Fire Service
  • Illawarra Rural Fire Service Cadets
  • Milton Volunteer Coast Guard
  • Shellharbour City SES
  • Shellharbour Surf Life Saving Club
  • S/H Volunteer Marine NSW Rescue Services
  • Warilla Barrack Point Surf Life Saving Club
  • Warilla RSL
  • Windang Surf Life Saving Club
  • Albion Park Netball Club
  • Albion Park Evening View Club
  • Flinders Shellharbour Playgroup
  • Guns N Roses Softball Team
  • Illawarra Classic Motor Cycle Club
  • Shellharbour City Bumble Bee
  • Shellharbour City Rowing Club
  • Shellharbour City Sharks RLFC
  • Shellharbour City Sports Assistance
  • Shellharbour City Council Youth Connect
  • Shellharbour Junior Rugby League Club Inc.
  • Shellharbour Junior Soccer Club
  • Warrigal Care Auxiliary Inc.
  • Balarang Primary School
* Flinders Primary School
  • Lake Illawarra South Primary School
  • Lake Illawarra High School
  • Oak Flats High School
  • Warilla High School
  • Shellharbour City Council Youth Concert
  • Shellharbour Primary School
  • Oak Flats Primary School
  • Peterborough
  • Illawarra Light Railway Museum Soc
  • Illawarra Woodworkers Inc.
  • Lake Illawarra Little Athletics Ass Inc.
  • Lake Illawarra Netball Club
  • Oak Flats Cricket Club
  • Oak Flats City Falcons FC
  • Oak Flats Falcons Ladies Soccer Club
  • Oak Flats Gardens Club
* Oak Flats Junior Hockey Club
  • Oak Flats Junior Soccer Club
  • Oak Flats Men’s Hockey
  • Oak Flats Progress Society
  • Oak Flats Roller Skating Club Inc
  • Oak Flats Sailing Club
  • Oak Flats Swimming Club
  • Oak Flats Tennis Club
  • Oak Flats Travelling Bowlers Group
  • Oak Flats Women’s Hockey Inc.
  • Patriots Illawarra South Coast
  • Port Kembla Football Club
  • Port Kembla Pre School P & C
  • Rotary Club of Shellharbour
  • Scouts Assn of Aust – Central Ave Oak Flats
  • Scouts Assn of Aust – 1st Shellharbour
  • Scouts Assn of Aust – Warilla Scouts
  • Shell Cove Football Club Women
  • Shellharbour City Arts Society
  • Shellharbour City U3A Inc.
  • Shellharbour Netball Club Inc.
  • Shellharbour Sunday Morning Bowlers
  • Shellharbour Tourism
  • Shellharbour Wood Carvers
  • South Lake BMX Club
  • Stingrays RLFC Club – Shellharbour
  • Stingrays JRLFC – Shellharbour
  • The Illawarra Feltmakers Inc.
  • Warilla Lake South Junior Rugby League FC
  • Warilla Lake South Rugby League FC (Seniors)
  • Smiles and Dreams
* Wollongong Welsh Choir Inc.
  • South Coast District Cricket Ass Inc.
  • Yachting Assoc. of NSW Illawarra Zone

Our Community Bank® Grant Scheme is NOW OPEN!

Dates to Apply: 
March 27th 2019 - April 30th 2019

To be considered for funding, community organisations must satisfy the below criteria:
- must submit an application via the online application during the specified application dates
- must have an active customer account (not for profit) at either Oak Flats or Shellharbour Community Bank® branches 
- must be able to clearly demonstrate how the organisation benefits the local community; particularly the wider Shellharbour community.

How will you know if you have been successful?
All successful applicants will be notified via email by 30 June 2019.

What happens if your application is not successful?
We encourage you to apply again, our second round of applications will open later in the year, so stay tuned!

What if I already receive funding from Oak Flats & Shellharbour Community Bank® branches?
This is our new system for applying for funding. So if your group usually receives funding from us annually, you must now apply via our online form.

If you have any questions please email: OFSCBsponsorshipcommittee@outlook.com.au

Please note, the Community Benefit Committee will not accept any applications outside the above dates. All applications for funding must be submitted online via the application form provided.

Apply for sponsorship today!