A not-for-profit organisation

The Sapphire Coast Youth Development Fund has been set up to foster the advancement and participation of young, developing and talented individuals, 18 years of age and under, requiring assistance in furthering their ambitions.

Financial assistance is provided to selected individuals for a wide variety of recognised sporting, cultural and other activities, whose personal circumstances prevent them from reaching their full potential in their chosen activity.

Locally supported

We rely on financial donations and sponsorship from local businesses, community, service groups and individuals.

We'd like to take this opportunity to sincerely thank all our supporters, with a special mention to our major sponsors Bega Cheese and Bendigo Bank.

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Help Support The Fund

We welcome contributions and sponsorship from individuals, organisations and businesses.

All contributions are held in a commercial account at Bendigo Bank and are distributed to successful applicants in accordance with the stated selection criteria.

Sponsors and donors are publicly acknowledged (unless they choose to remain anonymous) in our regular newsletter and relevant media briefings and will be kept up-to-date on progress, successes and key activities.

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The Committee

Please don't hesitate to contact one of our committee members directly if you require more information.

Ron Finneran (Chairman)


Jenny Thorp (Treasurer)


Graham Brown (Secretary)


Wayne Tuckfield (Committee)


Justin Welsford (Committee)


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Thanks to our sponsors

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Bendigo Bank

Bega Cheese

Rotary Club of Merimbula Inc.

Rotary Club of Pambula Inc.

Robert Smith Furnishing

Merimbula Airport Agencies

Club Sapphire

Connections Plus Aust. Inc.

The Waterfront Cafe

Merimbula Lake Real Estate

Pambula Beach Surf Lifesaving Club

Sails Real Estate

Eden Killer Whale Museum

Merimbula Aquarium & Wharf Restaurant

Tathra Beach House

Steve Hodgson Builders

Ann and Michael Bogut

Libby and Alan Hepburn

Barbara and Peter Joseph

Pam and Bruce Eaton

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Robyn and Elvis Amair

Cr Mitchell Nadin

Linda and Jim Fox

Excell Printing Group

Merimbula Gifts

Kennedy and Cooke

Eve O'Brien Properties

Rotary Club of Bega Inc.

Spectrum Theatre Group

Merimbula Ladies Luncheon

Sapphire Coast Turf Club

Merimbula Pambula Lions Club

Bega Valley Social Advicates

John McDermott

Bob Brain Building

Bega Valley Shire Council

Ritchie McNeil Design

Tersus Reyneke

Alex Cochran

Flying Parrot