Bendigo Health Fundraising
& Foundation Team

The Bendigo Health Fundraising & Foundation team is small yet dynamic group of 4.6 equivalent full-time staff.

  • Rachel Mason Director - Fundraising and Foundation – oversees all philanthropy, Board/Exec/Donor/Corporate & Community engagement, major gifts, major projects, staff and governance - Full time (1EFT) 
  • Carlie Ryan Manager – Fundraising, Appeals and Communications – oversees all Appeals; Christmas Appeal, Move for Mental Health Fitness & Fundraising Challenge, Tax Appeal, Dry July, Grants, Media/social media in connection with Corporate Affairs, internal and external communications - Part-time (0.6EFT) 
  • Jessica Elsley Coordinator - Community Fundraising & Events – delivery of major appeals and sponsorships, supporter events (.8 EFT)
  • Janine Roberts Coordinator - Finance and Systems – CRM management, Trust Financials, Full time (1EFT) 
  • Cindy Clarkson Coordinator – Fundraising Compliance – Grants Program management (0.8 EFT)  
  • Janine Cugura Administration Support – Banking & Thanking, Community Fundraising (0.4 EFT) 
  • Also pictured Sarah McAdie - Chief Corporate Affairs Officer

In December 2023, our small dynamic team were awarded a State High Commendation from the Fundraising Institute Australia (FIA) in the category of Fundraising Team of the Year.

Pictured L-R

Janine Roberts, Jess Elsley, Carlie Ryan, Rachel Mason, Sarah McAdie, Cindy Clarkson, Janine Cugura

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