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Greater Illawarra - Greater Bank

Good on ya, Illawarra! $150,000 given away!

We're giving away $3,000 every month to help make The Illawarra Greater, and we've just topped a major milestone, giving away over $150,000 to over 150 community organisations!

Nominate your organisation to go in the draw to receive funding from Greater Bank, or vote for the organisation you'd like to see given a much needed financial boost.

Greater Illawarra - Greater Bank

The power to change lives is in your hands, Illawarra!

At Greater Bank, we're committed to the communities we call home. While we show this every day by helping Illawarra locals make their financial dreams a reality, we realise that the best way to make communities stronger is by supporting the organisations that bring people together for the common good.

If you are a not-for-profit or charitable community organisation operating in the Illawarra, read on below to find out how you can benefit from our #GreaterIllawarra community funding program.


How to vote

How to vote

Check out the three organisations below who are vying for a share in our $3,000 Community Funding this month, and pick the one you think deserves a financial boost.

Mash that vote button

Make your voice heard by clicking on the vote button below the organisation of your choice. You can vote for the organisation of your choice once per hour.

Spread the word

Want more votes for your favourite organisation? Hit that share button and get the message out there on social media - encourage your friends to cast their vote too!

Cast your vote below

Cast your vote for January from 9am Monday 10th January to 5pm Wednesday 2nd February!

How to enter

Choose an image that shows off the great work your organisation does in the community.

Tell us how you make Illawarra Greater in 100 words or less (in the comment field).

Check out our T's and C's and leave us some details so we can get back to you.

Upload all your info into the entry form below, and that's it - you're in the draw!

Nominate your organisation now

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Terms and Conditions of Entry – #GreaterIllawarra 2022

Greater Bank Limited ABN 88 087 651 956 AFSL/Australian Credit Licence No: 237476 (Greater Bank) is the sole promoter of this competition.

This promotion is open to all members of the public who are 18 years of age or older, use Greater Bank’s website, who are natural persons and representatives of organisations listed as a not-for-profit or registered charity operating within a 25km radius of Corrimal, Nowra, Dapto, Shellharbour or Figtree, NSW.

To enter, an entrant must, on behalf of their organisation, during a monthly rotational promotional period;

  • Upload comment text and image or video to
  • Comment text must contain short explanation of how your organisation is contributing towards making the Illawarra greater.
  • Provide Greater Bank with an organisation name and mobile number for contact purposes.

Entries must not be: Late; Delayed; Incomplete; Incomprehensible; Unlawful; Obscene; Defamatory; Libellous; Threatening; Pornographic; Harassing; Hateful; Racially or ethnically offensive; Capable or encouraging of conduct that would be considered a criminal offence; Capable of violating any law; or Capable of giving rise to civil liability.

Greater Bank accepts no responsibility for late, lost or misdirected entries, or entries not received by Greater Bank for any reason whatsoever.

If there is a dispute as to the identity of an entrant, the entrant will be deemed to be the secretary of the organisation on whose behalf a valid entry was uploaded during the prize period.

Entry into this draw is deemed acceptance of these terms and conditions.

By submitting an entry in the competition, all entrants warrant that each visual entry media submitted is an original artistic work of the entrant which does not infringe the rights of any third party. The entrant agrees to indemnify Greater Bank against any and all claims, loss, damage and costs arising from a breach of the warranty set out in this condition.

Greater Bank will not be liable for any breach of copyright. The entrant will be solely responsible for their own entry and the consequences of submitting them. The entrant represents and warrants that their entry is their own and they own or have all necessary licences, rights, consents and permissions to use and authorize Greater Bank to use all patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights in and to any and all entries to enable inclusion and use of the entries in the manner contemplated by these terms and conditions.

Failure to comply with any term or condition may result in disqualification and/or forfeiture of Prizes at Greater Bank’s sole discretion.

The promotion runs on a monthly rotational basis with ongoing entry.
Greater Bank will select entries to become a part of the voting element of the promotion by validating that entrants have met all entry criteria. Selection will be performed by a member of the Greater Bank Marketing Team at Greater Bank’s Head Office, 103 Tudor Street, Hamilton at 10.00am AEDT/AEST prior to the following dates:

  • Thursday, 6 January 2022
  • Thursday, 3 February 2022
  • Thursday, 3 March 2022
  • Thursday, 31 March 2022
  • Thursday, 28 April 2022
  • Thursday, 2 June 2022
  • Thursday, 30 June 2022
  • Thursday, 28 July 2022
  • Thursday, 1 September 2022
  • Thursday, 29 September 2022
  • Thursday, 27 October 2022
  • Thursday, 24 November 2022

Voting periods for the above entry periods are as follows:

  • January: 9:00am Monday 10 January 2022 – 5:00pm Wednesday 2 February 2022
  • February: 9:00am Monday 7 February 2022 – 5:00pm Wednesday 2 March 2022
  • March: 9:00am Monday 7 March 2022 – 5:00pm Wednesday 30 March 2022
  • April: 9:00am Monday 4 April 2022 – 5:00pm Wednesday 27 April 2022
  • May: 9:00am Monday 2 May 2022 – 5:00pm Wednesday 25 May 2022
  • June: 9:00am Monday 6 June 2022 – 5:00pm Wednesday 29 June 2022
  • July: 9:00am Monday 4 July 2022 – 5:00pm Wednesday 27 July 2022
  • August: 9:00am Monday 1 August 2022 – 5:00pm Wednesday 31 August 2022
  • September: 9:00am Monday 5 September 2022 – 5:00pm Wednesday 28 September 2022
  • October: 9:00am Monday 3 October 2022 – 5:00pm Wednesday 26 October 2022
  • November: 9:00am Monday 31 October 2021 – 5:00pm Wednesday 23 November 2022
  • December: 9:00am Monday 28 November 2022 – 5:00pm Wednesday 14 December 2022

Voting is limited to one vote per hour per voter. If Greater Bank has reason to believe the voting element of the competition is being misappropriated, we reserve the right to disqualify entrants at any time.

The promotion ends at 11:59pm AEDT, Saturday December 31, 2022.

The Prize:

  • First place: 12 x donation of $2,000.00, into a Greater Bank account (1 per month)
  • Runner Up 1: 12 x donation of $500.00 into a Greater Bank account (1 per month)
  • Runner Up 2: 12 x donation of $500.00 into a Greater Bank account (1 per month)

The total prize pool is valued at $36,000.00 per annum.

At the completion of each prize period, winners will be decided based on the number of votes received online at, however, Greater Bank retains the sole right to allocate the monthly prize pool upon the completion of the prize period.

In order to claim the Prize, winners will be required to supply a valid ABN corresponding to the relevant entrant’s organisation name.
Winners may be expected to attend Greater Bank’s Corrimal, Nowra, Dapto, Shellharbour or Figtree branch (whichever is closest) on one of the following dates/times to receive prize and arrange prize transfer:

  • 10:00am Friday, 4 February 2022
  • 10:00am Friday, 4 March 2022
  • 10:00am Friday, 1 April 2022
  • 10:00am Friday, 29 April 2022
  • 10:00am Friday, 27 May 2022
  • 10:00am Friday, 1 July 2022
  • 10:00am Friday, 29 July 2022
  • 10:00am Friday, 2 September 2022
  • 10:00am Friday, 30 September 2022
  • 10:00am Friday, 28 October 2022
  • 10:00am Friday, 25 November 2022
  • 10:00am Friday, 16 December 2022.