Community Investment


WARBURTON AND YARRA JUNCTION COMMUNITY BANKS ARE COMMITTED TO SUPPORTING THE LOCAL COMMUNITY AND ONE OF OUR INITIATIVES IS OUR COMMUNITY INVESTMENT PROGRAM.

SINCE OPENING OUR DOORS IN 2000, WE HAVE SUPPORTED MORE THAN 300 COMMUNITY GROUPS, ORGANISATIONS AND PROJECTS WITH COMMUNITY INVESTMENT FUNDING AMOUNTING TO MORE THAN 4.8 MILLION DOLLARS

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For assistance with Community Investment   proposals or to discuss other funding options for your community group please contact us by email admin@upperyarra.net.au

New proposals will not be eligible until previous funding provided by the Upper Yarra Community Enterprise (or the Community Enterprise Foundation) has been satisfactorily acquitted.

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A cornerstone of the Community Bank model is the sharing of profit with the community.  With this in mind we invite community groups, to apply for community investment funding.

All categories of community groups are invited – sports and leisure, education, culture and the arts, health and social, children and youth, the elderly to name a few. And community investment can be applied for to support an upcoming event, activity or project that your organisation is planning.

Community investment proposals are open to organisations (not individuals) and are assessed on their capacity to benefit the community and to promote the Warburton and Yarra Junction Community Bank branches.

Applicants must have an ABN or have a Project Partner who holds an ABN,  and community investment cannot be provided retrospectively.


ACQUITTALS

Community Groups that have received Community Investment funds – Sponsorships or Grants - from Upper Yarra Community Enterprise are reminded that an acquittal (Project Completion Report) is required.

A number of Project Completion Reports are outstanding. If yours falls into this category, please submit it ASAP.

In the event that your project has not yet been completed you WILL STILL NEED TO SUBMIT AN UPDATE using the same Community Investment Acquittal form.

PLEASE SUBMIT ACQUITTALS HERE ONLINE> Community Investment Acquittal 

For assistance please contact us by email admin@upperyarra.net.au


THE LATEST COMMUNITY INVESTMENT NEWS

2023/2024 Community Bank Warburton & Yarra Junction Grants Program

* UYCE > Investing Community Assets to Build Community *

Our first round for 2023/2024 and applications for our Inaugural Community Defibrillator program have now closed. Thank you to all those who applied, and to our successful applicants.

APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR NEXT ROUND: To be advised, early 2024 proposed

APPLICATIONS CLOSE FOR NEXT ROUND: To be advised, early 2024 proposed

REFERENCES      

> Quick Reference Grant Applications Checklist

> Community Grants Guidelines – Upper Yarra Community Enterprise Ltd

*This Community Investment Program is administered by Community Enterprise Foundation™ on behalf of Upper Yarra Community Enterprise Limited and made possible by the generous support of the Community Banks Warburton & Yarra Junction.


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READ ABOUT OUR 20TH BIRTHDAY GIFT TO COMMUNITY - lifesaving defibrillators at our ATMS

Recent community investment projects, we are proud to support include Yarra Valley FM Community Radio Station, Outer East Football Netball League, Yarra Ranges Downhill Skateboard and Luge Festival 2023, Yarra Junction Weight Support Group start up seed funding, Warburton Primary School Platypus Playgroup, Phoenix Horse Riding Club Annual HRCAV Dressage Day Winners Sashes, Powelltown Defibrillator program, Warburton Pathfinders Camping Trailer.

"We would like to thank Upper Yarra Community Enterprise Ltd and Warburton and Yarra Junction Bendigo Banks for the support and commitment. It has allowed us to achieve our vision of expanding the festival and engagement of the Giro Della Donna weekend to embrace the local community and riders young and old. A wonderful partnership!”

Michael Hands, Corporate Cycling Co-Founder and Director and GDD Event Director


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