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Do you have an idea that will do good in your community?

We’ll help turn your lightbulb into a halo.


We’re open to new ideas – 2019 applications close Feb 28!


The power of community spirit is awe-inspiring. The number of projects, organisations and volunteers all working to help build and strengthen our local communities is nothing short of amazing and we are proud to be involved with many of these via our Community Foundations. We are pleased to open applications for IMB Bank Community Foundation and Shire Community Foundation funding in 2019 and encourage community groups and not-for-profit organisations to apply. Applications close 5pm, Thursday 28 February.

Applications for IMB Bank Community Foundations funding must be made online by clicking the appropriate link below. Before you begin your application, we suggest you read through the Objectives and Criteria and Constraints below. In addition we have provided answers to some Frequently Asked Questions to assist you. If you have any questions please email us at

The IMB Community Foundation was established in 1999 to provide financial support to community groups with positive ideas and concepts to help them convert their ideas into working projects.

Since its inception, the IMB Community Foundation has granted around $9.1 million to support over 650 projects with a diverse range of themes and purposes throughout our local communities.



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The Shire Community Foundation was established in 2016 to provide financial support and investment dedicated to community groups and projects in the Sutherland Shire region.

IMB Bank created the Shire Community Foundation in 2016 with a commitment of $100,000 p.a. for three years dedicated to supporting a wide range of community groups in the Sutherland Shire region. To date the IMB Bank Shire Community Foundation has supported 29 projects in the region with $200,000 of funding.


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