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IMB Bank Community Foundation in 2020

In 2020, IMB Bank turns 140 years young, and the IMB Bank Community Foundation comes of age, celebrating our 21st year. Since 1999, the IMB Bank Community Foundation (ICF) has provided over $10-million to more than 700 community projects run by charities and not-for-profit groups.

These projects are grassroots and diverse, making meaningful positive changes in our communities. The ICF is committed to supporting the future of our local communities and the people in them.

 

Applications for funding in 2020 have now closed.

Thank you to everyone who submitted an application. If your porject is shortlisted, you can expect to hear from the ICF in May.

See the full 2020 applications timetable here.


Community Heroes


 

To celebrate 20 years of supporting community projects the ICF is pleased to recognise 20 IMB Bank Community Foundation Heroes - their remarkable effort and achievements. In coming months we will profile each of these community heroes; their initiatives and the positive impact they have had within our local communities.

Read the first 12 stories here…. prepare to be inspired.

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Previous funding recipients

Farmborough Heights Rural Fire Brigade

A thermal imaging camera has enabled The Farmborough Heights Rural Fire Brigade’s volunteer members to fully interpret a fire scene providing accurate situational awareness both day and night. It also assists in search-and-rescue operations at any time and in any light conditions.

Giralang/Kaleen Men's Shed

The Giralang/Kaleen Men's Shed offers all men access to a range of activities including a woodworking workshop, garden, physical activity such as walking, and social interaction. The ICF grant has provided members with first aid training to support shed members when needed.

Girl Guides Association of NSW

Building on a century of adventure, fun and friendship, Girl Guides empowers girls and young women to grow into confident, self-respecting, responsible community members. The project allows Girl Guides to offer abseiling, high ropes and rock-climbing experiences in the local region providing opportunities for the girls to grow, learn and have fun in the outdoors.

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Why choose IMB Bank?

Established in 1880, IMB has been helping people achieve their financial goals for 140 years. IMB offers a full range of banking solutions including home and personal lending, savings and transaction accounts, term deposits, business banking, financial planning and can arrange a wide range of insurance and travel products.

IMB has a growing branch network throughout the Illawarra, Sydney, NSW South Coast, the ACT and Melbourne. We have a lending specialist in every branch and a team of mobile lending specialists who will come to you. IMB members enjoy access to free automated phone and internet banking and a team of professionals who are just a phone call away at our locally based call centre.

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