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Community funding

Community Enterprise Foundation™, Bendigo Bank's charitable arm, helps Australian communities with grants, scholarships and community focused appeals.

Every dollar donated to the bushfire appeals will go directly to impacted communities.

Our aim is to help you when you need it most.

Helping with grants, scholarships and community focused appeals, we'll work alongside you to achieve your community outcomes.

Whether it's supporting the health and wellbeing of your community, or investing in the next generation, funds will go where they're needed most.

Community grants

Grow your community dollar

We facilitate a wide range of grants to assist eligible charities and not-for-profits organisations across Australia invest their profits back into local communities.


Investing in Australian youth

Applications for the 2025 Bendigo and Adelaide Bank, Bendigo Bank Indigenous, and Rural Bank Scholarships will open 2 December 2024.
Some Community Bank scholarships program dates may vary depending on community needs.

SA bushfire recovery grants

The SA Bushfire recovery grants program is now open and will fund the long term recovery and resilience programs in the bushfire affected regions of Kangaroo Island and Adelaide Hills.

We are your foundation and we understand the value of money.

$139 million granted back to communities across Australia.

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