With our Community Partnership Program you can choose an organisation
or cause you would like to support.
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Regional Australia Bank values the sponsorships we give back to our communities, providing essential support to key grassroots initiatives within our network.
To apply for sponsorship, read our guidelines, then use the link below to start your application.
Last year, Regional Australia Bank gave over $1.5 million back to local communities in the form of sponsorships, donations, grass roots community initiatives and small infrastructure projects. Our hugely successful Community Partnership Program was a significant contributor to this, along with our Sponsorship & Donation Program that gives a boost to local initiatives.
Here’s a snapshot of just some of the hundreds of worthwhile causes we support each year:
BackTrack provides guidance & education programs for at risk youth, assisting them to develop work-based skills and broaden their employment prospects. Along with providing financial contributions we continue to contribute in-kind support such as use of materials, public relations, graphic design and printing needs. See more about how we've helped BackTrack since 2006 on the Inside Story.
The Regional Australia Bank Grafton to Inverell ‘des Femmes’ is a feature race for women as part of the Grafton to Inverell Cycle Classic Program. The event provides a unique opportunity for women to take on Australia’s toughest one day classic of 228km under the same conditions as men.
Suicide Prevention Australia is the peak body for suicide prevention in Australia, representing over 240 Members and Associates. Regional Australia Bank’s supports a PhD scholarship that undertakes new research into the reasons that can lead some rural and regional Australians to take their own life. The research will inform best practice for hospital-presenting deliberate self-harm, and the project will explore deliberate self-poisoning in regional Australia as well as investigate the impact on self-harm repetition outcomes of innovative services and policies.
There’s something special about bringing the best of agriculture to the centre of one of the most picturesque harbour cities in Australia. The Regional Australia Bank Newcastle Show delivers three days of excitement filled activities where agriculture meets artisan and carnival. There is something for everyone ; honey, LEGO, wood chop, tent pegging, horticulture, craft beer, fresh produce, artisan market stalls, baby animals, show bags and of course – an array of gravity defying show rides.
Undoubtedly the major event on the Sawtell calendar, the Regional Australia Bank Sawtell Chilli Festival features over 100 chilli related stalls that offer a variety of foods and flavours from some of Australia’s leading chilli product manufacturers as we all local restaurants and cafés showcasing their own famous cuisine. This small seaside village comes alive during the Festival in July each year and showcases its impressive music scene, with artists that are both local and from further afield.
The Regional Australia Bank Dubbo Show promotes agricultural excellence through competition, aiming to engage, educate and entertain patrons and customers in a safe, controlled but dynamic and exciting environment since 1872.