Crows Nest Rotary supports both the local & international communities thru distributing funds raised, providing assistance to events like Red Shield appeal, sharing our skills thru activities like RYLA - which is an intensive leadership experience for youths to develop their skills as a leader while having fun and making connections.  
The beneficiaries of our fundraising and skills support include:
Action on Poverty  water project - a small Sydney-based international aid charity working in Africa, Asia and the Pacific to help people to help themselves.
ROMAC : a Rotary project providing medical treatment for children from developing countries in the form of lifesaving and/or dignity restoring surgery not accessible to them in their home country.
The Butterfly Foundation Represents all people affected by eating disorders and negative body image.
McGrath Foundation A local but well known charity; every family experiencing breast cancer in Australia should have access to the support of a breast care nurse.
Operation Cleft : Provides free cleft palate surgery in Bangladesh.
Technical Aid for the Disabled : TAD Disability Services is the only charity in NSW which designs and builds custom equipment to enable people with disabilities to lead more independent lives.
Days For Girls: Every girl in the world deserves education, safety, and dignity.
ShelterBox Australia: A Rotary partner organisation that responds instantly to natural and manmade disasters by delivering boxes of aid to those who are most in need.
Destiny Rescue: rescues children from red light districts, brothels and sexually abusive situations in Asia.
Phoenix House : A Crows Nest community-based organisation that has been in operation for more than 30 years. It provides services in a safe environment that empower at-risk and homeless young people aged 12-24 years to develop to their full potential.
Naremburn School : provides individualised education aimed at addressing each student's academic, vocational and behavioural needs.
RYPEN : sponsorship for two young people from the Blue Mountains to attend the Rotary Youth Program of Enrichment.
Rotary Youth Leadership (RYLA) Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) is an intensive leadership experience organized by Rotary clubs and districts where you develop your skills as a leader while having fun and making connections.
Australian Rotary Health: is one of the largest independent funders of mental health research within Australia.
Prostate Cancer Foundation of NSW  are dedicated to reducing the impact of prostate cancer on Australian men, their partners and families, recognizing the diversity of the Australian community.
Rotary Overseas Aid Fund provide sustainable development aid or short term relief for disasters in developing countries as identified by the Department of Foreign Affairs.
Delvena Women’s Refuge:  North Shore Refuge.
Mary's House: North Shore Women’s Refuge.
SoTheyCan  Work together with communities and their governments in Kenya and Tanzania to educate and empower, so they can break the poverty cycle, realize their own potential and meet their own needs. They are a not-for-profit organization.
School for Life foundation is a not for profit organisation working in rural Uganda. They empower communities to help themselves and create their own communities.
Model United Nations Assembly :  is a Rotary District project designed to create an awareness of the role of the United Nations in mediating international issues. Teams of three students from years 11 or 12 select a country; research its history, politics, economics, peoples, international alignment and policies in current world affairs.
Peter Hojgaard-Olsen Trip  Peter a mentor at Muscular Dystrophy, sponsored on a trip of a life time to Denmark.
Sister Genevie's School: A Rotary sponsored school in Kenya
Donations made 2013 to 2016
Australian Rotary Health
Butterfly Foundation
Delvina Refuge (Domestic Violence)
Destiny Rescue
Lao Water Project
Masonic Homes
McGrath Foundation
Model United Nations - MUNA
Operation Cleft
Overseas Aid Fund
Phillip Hojgaard-Olsen : Study tour
Phoenix House
Prostate Cancer Foundation of NSW
Rotary Oceania Medical Aid for Children - ROMAC
Rotary Youth Leadership Awards - RYLA
School for Life
ShelterBox Australia
Sister Genevie's School 
So They can
Technical Assistance for the Disabled