BlueScopeWIN Community Partners

The BlueScopeWIN Community Partners program was established in 2012, bringing together two proud, long-standing Illawarra businesses to create a local community support fund.

Since then, the program has supported over 150 local community groups with well over $1.5 million in funding. Collectively, it’s all about making a real difference to the Illawarra community.

The program has eligibility criteria that enable funding to be directed to groups that deliver real benefit or meet a real community need.

Education

The Rural Challenge

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The Rural Challenge series is hosted by three local agricultural shows to promote the skills needed for young people to stay working in rural industry, including building COLORBOND® steel sheds and fences.

Youth Education

Illawarra Academy of Sport

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The Illawarra Academy of Sport is the oldest regional sporting academy in NSW, and together BlueScope and WIN have been long term supporters of a program that concentrates on developing both athletic and citizenship skills. Specifically, the BlueScopeWIN Community Partners program sponsors the Academy’s Individual athlete and cricket Programs.

Youth Education

City of Wollongong Eisteddfod

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In 2014, the BlueScopeWIN City of Wollongong Eisteddfod celebrated its 120th anniversary – a truly remarkable achievement. BlueScope’s support helped it host an international Chamber Music competition to mark the occasion.