Community Bank Samford

Built by the community, for the community

Amount Given Back to the Local Community Since 2002

Banking Done Differently

We are a community bank – built by the community for our local community.

We deliver the full range of traditional banking services, but unlike traditional banks, up to 80% of all profits are returned to our local community.

How does community banking work?

The Pine Rivers Community Finance Ltd (PRCF) owns and operates the Community Bank Samford (part of Bendigo Bank).

Our Samford Community Bank offers the full range of Bendigo Bank products and services.

Our banking team are local, caring and committed to our local community and the growth of local businesses.

Community banking is based on a ‘profit-with-purpose’ model, which means a portion of our profits are returned directly to the community that has generated them.

We do this by providing grants and sponsorships to schools, community groups, sporting clubs and not for profits for all those little projects that make living and working in our community the best place to be.

From empowering people with a disability to realise a business dream to helping save young drivers’ lives,  Community Bank Samford, part of Bendigo Bank, makes a big impact.

Check out our latest news

Community Bank Samford Champions UniSC Student Relief Giving Day

Community Bank Samford actively continues to support UniSC students facing financial hardship by donating $1,000 to UniSC Student Relief Giving Day on 28 November. The Bank has a proud history of supporting UniSC students on their journey to new careers, funding a...

Supporting Men When Life Gets Tough

Based in Strathpine for over 25 years, the Men’s Information and Support Association (MISA) provides male-centric counselling and is a vital community support group for those whose future seems bleak and overwhelming. By providing engaging and compassionate services...

Scholarship Success

A new nurse has joined local hospital wards after being supported by a Community Bank Samford Scholarship. The inspirational Mheemhar Kennedy was driven to become a nurse in order to help others, but faced sudden financial hurdles in the midst of completing her...

How Can We Help You Today?

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Find out about PRCF

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See What Has Been Granted

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Every time you bank with the Community Bank Samford a share of the profits that are generated by award-winning financial products and services go directly back to your community.


These profits go into better sporting facilities, community safety initiatives, local employment, or health initiatives.

Everyone Benefits

You benefit through competitive rates and banking. Our community benefits through better resources and support.