A big part of Bloomfield’s commitment to the local community is through The Bloomfield Group Foundation.
Established in 2006, the Foundation’s primary undertaking is to support and benefit local people through funding Hunter Valley community based programs and projects. The Foundation receives hundred's of local applications each year and funds a diverse range of causes including:
- Red Cross Breakfast Club
- Father Chris Riley’s Youth off The Streets – Kurri Kurri and Cessnock outreach services
- Hunter New England Health – Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
- Maitland Cancer Council Relay for Life
- Hunter Valley Research Foundation
- Mayumarri (Heal for Life Foundation)
- Singleton Legacy
- Singleton Samaritans
- Hunter Medical Research Institute
- Smith Family - Mentor Program
Whilst the Foundation considers all requests from eligible entities, it is particularly focussed towards; opportunities for youth, vulnerable community members, medical and health related research and programs aimed at enriching communities.
Entities or groups who have DGR status (Deductible Gift Recipient) should make initial enquiries to the Chairman of the Advisory Committee, Mr John Richards at email@example.com
. The Foundation’s Policy guidelines can be found here
Individuals or groups that are not eligible for DGR status
may be considered under the Bloomfield Group “Sponsorship Program”. Current community sponsorship extends to;
- Local schools
- Junior sporting teams
- Town festivals and annual country shows
- and many more worthy community projects.
Local sponsorship opportunities can be directed in the first instance to the Chairman of the Advisory Committee, Mr John Richards at: firstname.lastname@example.org