For over 15 years, Newcastle Permanent Building Society has been the official banking and financial institution of SLSLNC and major partner of the junior section of our activities including, Male & Female Junior Lifesaver of the Year Awards, 13-14 Youth Development Camp, Branch Championships and Junior Surf Carnivals.
The vision of Newcastle Permanent Charitable Foundation is to make a meaningful difference in the lives of those in need.
SLSLNC has been successful in receiving grants from the foundation over the last five years of more than $55000 for the provision of high value essential rescue equipment like jet skis and an emergency response vehicle.
The NSW Government has provided significant support to Surf Life Saving Lower North Coast, including; 1 million dollars for the rebuilding of Forster SLSC, Ongoing support to surf clubs via the NSW Govt. Facilities Grant and Community Building Partnership Grants along with support via the SLSNSW Lifesaving Equipment Grants to purchase core lifesaving equipment annually.
The Federal Government continues to support Surf Life Saving with each of the 6 Lower North Coast Surf Life Saving Clubs receiving $5,000 annually to assist with the purchase of vital lifesaving equipment.