Foundation Partners

Through the ongoing support of our sponsors and partners, the Bendigo Health Foundation funds health projects that make a sincere difference to the lives of our patients and their families.

Bendigo Bank

Bendigo Bank continues a tradition of adding value for customers through quality personal service and a philosophy of giving back to those communities in which it operates. The Bank also participates in a range of joint ventures, including Rural Bank and Community Sector Banking (with a consortium of 20 partners from the not-for-profit sector).

Exemplar Health

Exemplar Health is responsible for the design, construction and financing of the Bendigo Hospital Project. The consortium is led by Capella Capital and joined by Lend Lease, Spotless and Siemens. After constructing the world class hospital and ancillary developments Exemplar Health will provide facility management services for 25 years.

Corporate Partners

Bendigo Radiology

Bendigo Radiology is one of the largest providers of Radiology services to regional Victoria with 19 practices across the northern and western parts of the state. Bendigo Radiology is committed to providing regional communities with access to high quality medical imaging and care with the latest in medical imaging technology.

Bendigo Stadium

The Bendigo Stadium is an ideal venue to host a wide variety of sporting, entertainment and conference events. The Bendigo Stadium attracts over 10,000 patrons each week for major sports events, concerts dinners, conventions, trade shows and special events. Bendigo Stadium also adds significantly to the health and wellbeing of the city with hundreds of thousands of men, women and children participating every year in energetic sports like basketball, netball, volleyball and futsal. The stadium ensures sports are more accessible to the community. The stadium operates 7 days a week.

Bendigo Toyota

Bendigo Toyota is Central Victoria’s largest Toyota dealership and has a huge selection of new Toyota vehicles as well as a comprehensive range of quality pre-owned vehicles. Bendigo Toyota supports Bendigo Health by providing a vehicle for their fundraising department to assist in fundraising activities, as well as on-site fundraising activity.

City of Greater Bendigo

The City of Greater Bendigo is located in the geographic centre of Victoria; about 90 minutes drive north of Melbourne and is Victoria’s second largest local government authority (in population terms) outside metropolitan Melbourne. The City of Greater Bendigo’s vision is “Greater Bendigo – working together to be Australia’s most liveable regional city.”

The Schaller Studio

Drawing from the art and cultural overtones of Bendigo, The Schaller Studio is inspired by contemporary expressionist artist: Mark Schaller’s working studio. On the corner of Lucan and Bayne Street, Bendigo, The Schaller Studio is a hop away from the vibrant arts precinct. The Schaller Studio boasts 120 workspaces (rooms) and combines essential comforts with the latest in technology. With massive, edgy communal spaces and rooms, guests can immerse themselves in the creative process.

Spotless

Spotless Facility Services is the facility management provider responsible for maintaining the Bendigo Hospital for 25 years following completion.

In 2017, the Spotless group came on board the Bendigo Bank Fun Run as Breakfast Sponsors and support our participants with a healthy breakfast following the completion of their event.

Charity Partners

Bendigo Chinese Association

The Bendigo Chinese Association has unofficially been around since the Chinese arrived in Bendigo during the gold rush of the 1850s with around 4,000 Chinese on the Bendigo fields. The association became incorporated on the 12 March 1986 with its headquarters located in Bridge Street.

The Bendigo Chinese community have had a long and proud history in Bendigo, through its charity works for Bendigo Health, to participating in the Bendigo Easter Festival. From this, the Bendigo Chinese Association established the Golden Dragon Museum which proudly presents the history of the Chinese people in Bendigo and displays artifacts of this time.

The Colliers Charitable Trust

The Collier Charitable Fund is a perpetual charitable trust that was established in 1954 by Alice, Edith and Annette Collier, three Melbourne sisters, in order to create a means by which their lifelong practice of generous support of charities and of the disadvantaged would be continued indefinitely after their death.

Since then, the Trustees of the Fund have been making grants from the Fund’s income each year to many worthwhile organisations and projects in Victoria and around Australia. The total of the grants made to date exceeds $92 million.

Dry July Foundation

The Dry July Foundation has been a constant support for the Bendigo Health Cancer Centre, each year facilitating a fundraising campaign that provides additional funding for patient care programs. These include the refurbishment of Bendigo Health Patient Accommodation in Nolan St Bendigo, the purchase of Cold Caps for scalp cooling during treatment, and more recently a Cancer Rehabilitation Program.

Give Me 5 for Kids

Give Me 5 for Kids is a Southern Cross Austereo owned charity, that partnered with Triple M Bendigo, fundraisers throughout the month of June for the young patients of Bendigo Health. Over the years this charity has assisted in purchasing equipment for the Children’s Ward, Women’s Ward, Special Care Nursery and the Emergency Department. We are proud to partner with Give Me 5 for Kids each year and continue to see incredible results for our health service.

McKern Steel Foundation

The McKern Foundation is funded by the business and is managed by Trustees including the Managing Director. In a typical year, in excess of $150,000 is distributed to deserving causes including the Bendigo Health Children’s Ward.

Other supporters:

For more information about becoming a corporate partner or supporter please contact the Bendigo Health Foundation on 1300 243 000 or bhfoundation@bendigohealth.org.au.