Partnerships, Scholarships & Programs
Community Partnership Program
The Maldon & District Community Bank Branch is always looking to do great stuff with our community.
If your community group has an idea that would help the ongoing development‚ wellbeing and sustainability of our community‚ but you need funds to do it‚ our sponsorship program could be for you.
For further information‚ download the application forms below‚ call into the branch at 81 High Street‚ Maldon, contact the Executive Officer on 0478 435 110 or firstname.lastname@example.org or phone the branch on 03 5475 1747.
Download the forms here to request funding or support, or to acquit funding you have received:
Learner Driver Training Program - apply here
One of our most popular programs is our driver training course for learner drivers. The participants drive in a group of three during the five-day course, with a qualified instructor, in a range of different environments and traffic conditions, including un-sealed country roads, highway and city driving, and defensive driving.
The Maldon & District Community Bank subsidises the majority of the $900 per participant program costs. There is a charge to participants of $150. Each graduate receives a reward of a $50 bank account with the Maldon & District Community Bank at the completion of their course.
The course can add up to 15 hours of supervised driving experience per participant.
Apply here for the course: Application form – Learner Driver Training Program (2020-21) MDCB
Applications Now Closed: 2022 TAFE & University Scholarships
Are you heading to university or TAFE in 2022, or continuing your studies? And need extra financial support?
The Maldon & District Community Bank scholarship program is available annually, and this year with four scholarships awarded ($2,000 for each successful recipient), to support young TAFE or undergraduate university course students, agricultural students and students that identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders.
To be eligible you must live in the catchment areas serviced by Maldon & District Community Bank, which includes Maldon, Newstead, Dunolly, Harcourt, and Mount Alexander districts, or attend a secondary school in this region.
The 2022 Community Bank scholarship program closed January 9th, 2022.
For further information on the scholarship program contact Executive Officer Shannon Burdeu on 0478 435 110 or email@example.com
Helping your business thrive post-COVID-19
Planning for next financial year & setting yourself up for the ‘new normal’
Applications WILL OPEN SOON for our 2022 business support program
This specially designed program supports local small businesses to recover, reshape and rebound after COVID-19 restrictions. The program aims to deliver:
- a tailored viable business plan for your business
- increased confidence
- identify new opportunities, and
- increase collaboration between businesses in the region.
The program is delivered by Sorted’s Clare Fountain to engage, educate and support up to 16 local small businesses. Clare has over 20 years working with regional small business owners to plan for and achieve success. She believes in the resilience of strong communities, and that building stronger businesses helps to build stronger communities.
Maldon & District Community Bank subsidises this program for 16 local businesses, with participants required to contribute $150 per business. Small businesses from across our catchment area, including the towns and districts of Maldon, Dunolly, Newstead, Harcourt and Mount Alexander region, are encouraged to apply for the program.
Key dates will be provided shortly.
“Clare is a very engaging presenter. Love her honesty and can-do attitude. The sessions were also presented succinctly and the group work managed well, with not too much time spent on feedback from participants but focus on content which was great.”
“The tools were very useful and once we put them into practice they will be extremely useful. It is up to us now!”
“We would highly recommend this program to any small business that aims to be successful!”
“Clear and concise communication, supplemented with notes and opportunity to ask questions.”