South West Slopes Credit Union (SWSCU) is a proud community-based organisation committed to the worldwide Credit Union philosophy of “people helping people” and encourages sponsorship opportunities that are aligned with its strategic direction and corporate values.

SWSCU provides sponsorship in the form of financial contributions to community organisations, programs and events only. We love nothing more than contributing to the success of local organisations and programs. We do not fund individuals or third-party fundraising activities. 

SWSCU Sponsorship Objectives

  • Community engagement: to actively engage with and support organisations and events that improve the cultural, social, sporting, environmental, health and educational needs of the local communities in which SWSCU operates.
  • Brand visibility: to promote and enhance awareness of SWSCU in the local communities in which SWSCU operates and to promote our corporate values.
  • Community wellbeing: to contribute to the overall wellbeing of the local communities in which SWSCU operates.
  • Long-term relationships: SWSCU aims to develop mutually beneficial long-term relationships with the sponsored organisation or event.

Eligibility Criteria

To be considered for SWSCU’s Sponsorship, organisations or events must meet the following criteria:

SWSCU will not offer Sponsorship to the following:

Application Procedure

To be considered for sponsorship, organisations and event holders should submit a sponsorship application to SWSCU does not accept sponsorship applications over the phone.

Please send applications to

Your application is more likely to be approved if:

  • Your application letter includes the amount you are seeking, what the funding will contribute to, and how you will help promote SWSCU through your programs or events.
  • You provide us sufficient time to assess the application, and in the case of larger amounts, allow time for the application to be presented to the monthly Board meeting for approval.

After you submit an application, the procedure is as follows:

  1. If the application is asking for more than $3,000, it will be submitted to be assessed by the Board at the monthly Board meeting. If the amount is below $3,000, the application will be assessed by the CEO or a delegate.
  2. You will be informed by SWSCU of the decision regarding your application. If your application is successful, you will be sent a SWSCU Sponsorship Agreement Form which you are required to complete and return before payment will be made.


Our decision on whether to accept a sponsorship request is influenced by other factors as well as the above criteria. Applicants should not assume that if the request appears to fit the criteria, the sponsorship will be accepted.

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Before proceeding with this application, you should read SWSCU’s Privacy Statement which sets out key information about why we are collecting your personal information and how we use, disclose and secure it.

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