The Illawarra Academy of Sport relies heavily on the generous support of the community through NSW and Local Government funding, fundraising initiatives, corporate partnerships and mutually beneficial commercial sponsorship arrangements.
The Academy offers a wide range of partnership opportunities with a genuine community focus that allows businesses to be aligned with an organisation that is committed to making a difference to young athletes in the Illawarra.
The Academy strives to align with strong business partners and supporters who share the same common vision and core values.
The Illawarra Academy of Sport appreciates the generous support provided by our Community Partners.
The Salvation Army is one of the world's largest Christian social welfare organisations with more than 1,650,000 members working in over 124 countries.
The Salvation Army have been in Australia for over 130 years. Currently they have more than 8,500 active officers and staff delivering in excess of 1000 specifically designed social programs across Australia.
The Salvation Army helps more than 1 million Australians every year – that's one person every 30 seconds!
In a typical week across Australia The Salvation Army provide*:
100,000 meals for the hungry
2,000 beds for the homeless
5,000 to 8,000 food vouchers
1,000 people with assistance in finding employment
Refuge to 500 victims of abuse
Assistance to 500 people addicted to drugs, alcohol or gambling
Several thousand people with counselling
3,000 elderly people with aged care services
1000 people in the court system with chaplaincy services
Family tracing services which locate 40 missing family members
The Illawarra Academy of Sport would like to thank ClubsNSW and The Salvation Army for allowing the Academy to support a number of their events.