The Forbes Services Memorial Club Community Chest Charity Raffle Program
We are proud to be part of the Forbes community, and we always support our locals! Check out the entries below to see the receipients and how much money members and guests have recently given from the Community Chest Charity Raffles.

If you know of are on the Committee of a Not-For-Profit Organistaion and could do with some financial assistance from the FSMC Community Chest Charity Raffle program then write to the General Manager expressing an interest and what/how the organisation contributes to the Forbes Community.

Send all correspondence to:
The General Manager
Forbes Services Memorial Club
PO Box 150

The Community Chest Charity raffle program has donated $39,971.85 2016/2017 to date!


November 2015 - CanAssist Forbes Branch $972.00
December 2015 - Torchbearers for Legacy $2,509.00
January 2016 - Rural Fire Service Forbes $2,658.00
February 2016 - State Emergency Service Forbes $1,518.00
March 2016 - Jemealong Retirment Village Careres Group $2,850.00
April 2016 - Forbes Basket Ball Association $2,941.00
May 2016 - Mater Nursing Home Auxiliary $2,123.00
June 2016 - Red Bend Junior Rugby League $2,489.00
July 2016 - Lauchlan House With No Steps $3,607.70
August 2016 - Forbes Auto Sports Club $1,853.00
September 2016 - Forbes Women's Refuge $1,900.00
October 2016 - Friends of the Forbes Hospital $2,697.20
November 2016 - Forbes Breast Cancer Support Group $3,193.00
December 2016 - Forbes Junior Cricket $4,258.00


January 2017 - Forbes Handicraft Centre $4,402.00
February 2017 - Forbes Men's Shed $
March 2017 - Forbes Rodeo $ 
FSMC ClubGrants - Get Funding for Your Group 
Can your group use extra funding to benefit the community? Forbes Services Memorial Club is always looking for new ways to support our community. To learn how to apply for funding, please contact our club today! We’ll provide you with an application form. Once you have the application filled out, you can post it to the following address:

Forbes Services Memorial Club
Att. General Manager 
PO Box 150 
Forbes, NSW 2871

If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us today!
Community Club Grant and Sponsorships Recipients
Forbes Lachlan Legacy
Forbes North Public School
Forbes Youth Advisory Committee
Forbes Basket Ball Association
Forbes Golfers Association
Forbes Winemakers Show
Forbes Country Music Club
Forbes Diggers Harness Racing
Bedgerabong Picnic Race Club
Forbes Sportsperson of the Year
Forbes Senior Cricket Association
Forbes Picnic Races
Havannah House
Forbes Rodeo
House With No Steps
Forbes Sports Auto Club
Forbes Torch Bearers for Legacy
Forbes Torchbearers for Legacy
Lachlan Valley Community Radio
Red Bend Junior Rugby League
            Forbes Jockey Club               
Forbes Camel Races
Forbes CanAssist      
Forbes Rugby Union Club
Sculpture Forbes
Forbes S.E.S
Forbes Rural Fire Service
Camp Quality
Forbes Diggers Swimming Club
Forbes Eisteddfod
Mater Nursing Home
Jemalong Retirement Village
Forbes Aboriginal & Community Working Party

Media Release

Contact: David Fitzgerald
Ph: 02 6852 1488

Forbes Services Memorial Club helps Community Groups prosper in 2016

A total of thirty six (36) community groups have shared in receiving financial assistance from Forbes Services Memorial Club in 2015/16 totalling in excess of $80,000.00. This financial assistance will assist in running of their respective organisations and to help them prosper.

The latest chunk of funding totalling $44,000 will be presented to the recipients at a cheque presentation ceremony on Thursday 22nd September 2016 at 6.30pm. Members of the Club and general public are invited to attend.

In addition to this financial assistance, the Club has also supported numerous community groups with sponsorships and In-Kind donations, including free room hire for not-for-profit community group meetings. We estimate these sponsorships and In-Kind donations to be in the tens of thousands.

Financial Assistance Recipients for 2015/16 are: Lachlan Legacy, Forbes Torchbearers for Legacy, Forbes North Public School, Forbes High School, Red Bend Catholic College, Forbes State Emergency Services, Forbes Rural Fire Services, Camp Quality, Forbes Basketball Association, Can Assist Forbes, Youth Week, Forbes Australia Day Committee, Forbes Rugby Union Club, Forbes Senior Cricket, Bedgerabong Picnic, Forbes Sportsperson of the Year, Forbes Country Music Association, Forbes Golf Association, Lachlan Valley Community Radio, Forbes Eisteddfod, Sculpture Forbes, Red Bend Junior League, Forbes Picnic Races, Forbes Diggers Swimming Club, NSW Small Winemakers Wine Show, Forbes Aboriginal & Community Working Party, Forbes Camel Races, Havannah House, House With No Steps, Forbes Sports Auto Club, Mater Nursing Home, Jemalong Retirement Village, Forbes Junior Cricket, Forbes Rodeo, Forbes Jockey Club and Forbes Diggers Harness Racing Club.

President of Forbes Services Memorial Club Wayne Richards said, “We think this financial support is not just a gift to the recipients, but also to the whole community”. Mr. Richards went onto say “all financial assistance is aimed at helping as many local community groups as possible”. 

If your Community organisation or sporting group is looking for a financial kick along; then call into the Club and collect a Clubs Grants Information package.

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If you would like more information about this topic, or to schedule an interview with David Fitzgerald, please contact Forbes Services Memorial Club on 
02 6852 1488 or email

To apply for funding from Forbes Services Memorial Club please fill out application form below and POST to Forbes Services Memorial Club, Att. General Manager PO Box 150 Forbes NSW 2871
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