Help to support your local community by making a donation to the Hobsons Bay Community Fund COVID-19 Emergency Appeal


The HBCF has established an Emergency Response fund to support critical Hobsons Bay groups and organisations during these unprecedented times. 

Your tax deductible donation will enable the HBCF to provide 
Rapid Response Grants for local groups and organisations delivering critical work in our community

                          There are people in need in our community right now. Let’s help them.                               


Other ways you can help


You can provide for the long term future of the Hobsons Bay Community Fund in your will. Download a bequest form here.

Download form here

Corporate support or sponsorship

We’ve established a reputable presence in our community and want to leave a legacy that will benefit future generations. We can’t do it alone and are always looking for partners to grow and help us.

If you are interested in learning more about how your business can support or sponsor us in any way, please contact our Chair Adrian Butera on 0409 099 791 or contact the HBCF

Payroll / employee giving program

Businesses can provide a tax deductible payroll deduction option for employees. Contact us to help you arrange this.

If you have goods or services to offer the community

If you have goods or services to offer – we can promote your products at our events or connect you with community groups. An example was Altona chemical manufacturer Qenos donated worm farms and composting bins to Francis Sullivan Preschool and Eastona Park Primary School. Both groups applied for a grant from the HBCF to buy the items. But Qenos provided these, allowing our finances to stretch to other projects.

We will take any donation! Last year, G. & E. Pitliangas donated a freshly caught shark to us! This was a hotly contested auction item, we’re pretty sure it’s the first time a shark has been auctioned. We hear the winning bidder from Basset Lobaza architects had a great dinner party with a really fresh catch!

Event Sponsorship

You can support the HBCF by sponsoring one of our special events. These include the very successful annual Golf Day and Business Lunch.  Contact us to discuss how you might sponsor one of our upcoming events!

In-kind support

  • Andy Griffiths is an acclaimed author of the children’s tree house book series! Him and his wife Jill are proud Hobsons Bay residents and are delighted to donate some of his book series and last year we auctioned a new book, before the actual release date
  • Alex Joseski co-produced our HBCF show case video and runs his own business specialising in pre-production, filming, and editing of videos – including concept to completion. if you’re looking to hire someone, we highly recommend him – to contact him 
  • We are always looking for people with IT / graphic design skills to help us with marketing and social media and people with  event management experience
  • Signcraft recently produced some wonderful signs for the golf day and even donated over $1,000 of star pickets to put them up. What a stellar effort and great promotion for your fantastic products