What we do

Scholarships

Supporting the development of young male and female cricketers from the ACT and regional NSW.

Abroad

Each year the Thunder squads donate their left over playing equipment to the Thunder Abroad program to be sent overseas.

Assist

We want to put our cricket fans, clubs and associations first by supporting growth in participation, fundraising and developing facilities at a local level.

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Leadership Program

Leadership

Using cricket to promote important messages around personal development and social cohesion to boys and girls across a range of multicultural communities.

Selected students from Year 9 and 10 at Chifley College Mount Druitt Campus have been involved in this program and have participated in a variety of fun team building activities. Energetic cricket skill sessions and active group discussions on preventing or resolving conflict with peers has kept the program engaging. The hosts have been very welcoming; the program delivery is well structured and the feedback from students has been excellent. All of them leave with a smile on their face and have said they look forward to the next session.

 

Kim Henderson Chifley College

The Sydney Thunder team and foundation have consistently donated first class cricket gear, clothing and merchandise to our students at school Heartland Academy in Kathmandu, Nepal since 2016. This has had a significant positive impact on our student community of over 500, most of whom come from significantly disadvantaged families and communities who have very few possessions but are often big fans of the game and the Sydney Thunder team

Patrick Price Heartland Academy

The students have demonstrated real social engagement and developed a sense of community as a result of the Thunder Leadership Program. We are very supportive of Sydney Thunder’s ongoing work in the community and their focus on inclusiveness and we look forward to ongoing engagement with Sydney Thunder

Kevin Elgood East Hills Boys High School

In March 2017, the Thunder Foundation donated a large quantity of Sydney Thunder playing uniforms, balls, caps and wrist bands to the Caribbean Children’s Cricket Charity. In providing the Sydney Thunder kit, The Thunder Foundation generously supports the Caribbean Children’s Cricket Charity in reaching out to children in developing Caribbean nations to foster the growth of cricket and preserve its legacy in this under-resourced proud cricketing region of the world.

Visit the CCCC website to see more www.cricketcharity.org

Tamara Lowe Caribbean Children's Cricket Charity

Thunder Scholarships has provided great opportunity and support for regional cricketers as they develop their game. This initiative affords regional cricketers with the unique opportunity to experience the high-performance environment of the Sydney Thunder WBBL & BBL squads.

Aiden Blizzard Cricket ACT, General Manager (High Performance)

Our new barbecue is used to help raise funds for the development of the club’s junior representative and female teams in North West Sydney.

Phillip Dodd North West Hills Hurricanes
Sydney Thunder c/o Cricket NSW, PO Box 333, Paddington, NSW 2021