Sportscover Australia is excited to announce the launch of its latest initiative, ‘Blue Sky Assist’, to support the grass roots sporting community get back on its feet in a post pandemic world. Blue Sky Assist will provide a range of benefits to sports clubs and their members, including a significant new revenue initiative.
Since early 2020, many clubs & sports have suffered from the compounding impacts of bushfires, floods, plague and now the pandemic. Clubs have reported substantial losses in revenue due to sponsorships, fundraising and membership income all disappearing, an increase in admin fees with imposed COVID rules and regulations and a drastic drop in volunteer support. This has resulted in a 43% and 40% decline in sport participation across the country in adults and teens respectively and the closure of many clubs nationally, with predicted long-term negative impacts on the mental and physical health of Australians.
Sportscover CEO, Simon Allatson, says “Sportscover has demonstrated its commitment to Australian sport over a long period. When the pandemic landed on top of nature’s impacts, we needed to find a further way to help clubs recover. Blue Sky Assist will aid clubs at community level to get back on their feet financially, so they can continue to provide the means for us all to enjoy our sport”.
If you are a National Sports Organisation or a local club that has been struggling against the impacts of 2020 and 2021 and could benefit from new revenue, head to http://www.blueskyassist.com.au/selection?CID=130 to find out how Blue Sky Assist will support you.