Community Investment


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

SINCE OPENING OUR DOORS IN 2000, WE HAVE SUPPORTED MORE THAN 300 COMMUNITY GROUPS, ORGANISATIONS AND PROJECTS WITH SPONSORSHIP FUNDING AMOUNTING TO MORE THAN 4.4 MILLION DOLLARS


For assistance with sponsorship  proposals or to discuss other funding options for your community group please contact us on 5966 9028 or 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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Our latest Community Investment round opens on March 8, 2021. This round closes at close of business on 12 April, 2021.

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.

To apply, download the form here.
Send your application to: sponsorship@upperyarra.net.au


ACQUITTALS

Community Groups that have received Community Investment funds from Upper Yarra Community Enterprise in 2019/2020 are reminded that acquittals (Project reports) are now due.
Please submit YOURS HERE 
Sponsorship Funds Acquittal Form 

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Recent projects sponsored include Phoenix Horse Riding Club Equestrian Dressage Day, GPS units for the Upper Yarra SES, Warburton Primary School Playgroup 0-5 year olds, LinC Yarra Valley Foodbank support, ADRA – Redwood Community Care Covid19 Food support.


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Sponsorship funding for the 2019/2020 Year