Published: 29 May 2018
Author: Michael Burdess

Stringer Clark launch community fund by supporting local community efforts

Local footy clubs, Year 12 legal students, and a local women’s cycling group are among the first to benefit from Stringer Clark’s inaugural launch of its Community Fund.

The Fund will give financial grants to selected community and sporting groups across Victoria’s south- west with donations reaching up to $20K each year.

The initial groups to receive 2018 funding include:

  • South Warrnambool Football Netball Club
  • Emmanuel College - Warrnambool Sponsorship of Year 12 legal studies Award. The 2017 recipient was Ally Fedley
  • Team Ava - JDRF One Ride Camperdown/Cobden district.

We’re excited about the myriad opportunities the Fund offers to local people

At Stringer Clark we are a truly local law firm. We’re staffed by local professionals, we live in our communities and we understand local people and issues.

We embrace the opportunity our Community Fund provides to give back financially, at least in some small way, to the communities that support us.

The purpose of the Stringer Clark Community Fund is to offer financial support to local cultural, educational and sporting organisations. This may include schools, nippers, sports clubs, hospital auxiliaries, not for profit or arts organisations or high-profile community initiatives. The Fund may be limited to one or many organisations for review on an annual basis. 
Stringer Clark Community Fund presents a good future funding opportunity for people and groups in Ballarat, Warrnambool, Portland, Horsham, Colac, Ararat, Hamilton and Cobden.

Applications welcome

All applications for 2019 close on 9 November 2018 and applications can be made by emailing communityfund@stringerclark.com.au. Application criteria will be provided by return email. Alternately, visit https://stringerclark.com.au/our-firm-our-community/community-fund

South Warrnambool Football Netball club sponsorship

Stringer Clark Warrnambool lawyer, Nicole Elliott and Sponsorship coordinator from South Warrnambool Football Netball club, Matthew McMahon, kick off the sponsorship at the local ground.

2017 Legal Studies Dux Award sponsorship

2017 Legal Studies Dux Award is sponsored by Stringer Clark and was won by Ally Fedley. She recently enjoyed meeting lawyers, Peter Claven, Nicole Elliot and Michael Burdess at the Stringer Clark Warrnambool office.

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