The Belgravia Foundation, in partnership with The Belgravia Group, has successfully raised $500,000 over a five-year period, to support The Portsea Camp in ensuring no child misses out.
The money raised will go towards staff training to increase the knowledge, skills, confidence, and capacity of team members to better welcome, support and include everyone in the facilities, services, and programs at the camp.
The Belgravia Foundation and The Portsea Camps have similar missions to reduce barriers to participation in sport, aquatic, fitness, recreation, and health programs for our most vulnerable and under-represented groups within the community. CEO of Belgravia Foundation Dr Jeff Walkley has applauded this partnership in support of connecting youth in need to camping, as evidence is clear of the lasting impact of such experiences on the life skills of young people.’
Chairman and CEO of The Belgravia Group, Geoff Lord explained, “The Belgravia Group’s mission is to positively impact the lives of 1,000,000 kids through sports and activities. The Portsea Camp also has a major focus on creating pathways for children who experience disadvantages and children with disabilities.”
The Belgravia Group took it upon itself to lead the fundraising and has successfully raised $500,000 over a five-year period. Donations to support The Portsea Camp during the first year were sought and were made by TATL Investments P/L ATF The Alexander Discretionary Trust, Crestland Pty Ltd, Don McLardy Pty Ltd, Brookmost Pty Ltd and The Belgravia Group.
The Belgravia Foundation has pledged to provide financial, promotional, fundraising and inclusion and diversity support each year for five years ensuring an increased opportunity to participate for those who experience physical or financial hardship ensuring no child misses out.