The Credabl Helping Hand Grants are back to help practices grow. Valued at over AU$10,000, the grants will be awarded to up to five recipients around Australia.
Applications from practices and nominations from the general public are being accepted until 31 December 2022. The recipients will be announced on 13 March 2023.
Credabl Helping Hand Grants are designed to support practice growth, showcasing the amazing contributions occurring in local communities, and to help drive patient numbers and engagement. They will be awarded to up to five medical practices around Australia across the medical, dental and veterinary professions.
Each grant includes a cash incentive, practice growth and management coaching from industry partners including Health Business Network, Prime Practice and Vettr, a Delonghi Nespresso coffee machine, 50,000 Qantas Points* for their business and a digital guidebook filled with great tips to help boost patient numbers.
This year’s judging panel are Dr Garnett Hall (Veterinary Surgeon, Founder and CEO at VetChip and President of AVA WA), Dr Geoff Toogood (Cardiologist and Founder of Crazy Socks 4 Docs), Dr Kristina Cain (Dentist and Business Owner of SmileChix), Stafford Hamilton (CEO at Credabl), Glen Stewart (Chief Risk Officer at Credabl), and Kelly Gall (Finance Specialist at Credabl).
Stafford Hamilton, Credabl CEO and Co-founder, says the return of the Helping Hand Grants is a way to continue to shine a light on hard-working healthcare practices right across Australia.
“At Credabl, we have seen first-hand how hard the past few years have been on medical practices, emotionally and financially. The Helping Hand Grants enable us to support up to five businesses whilst also acknowledging the challenges many practices are currently facing – from patient retention and community engagement to financial hardship,” said Mr Hamilton.
Credabl Helping Hand Grants are designed to support practice growth… They will be awarded to up to five medical practices
For previous winner Family Dental Yamba in Yamba, NSW, the last two years had significantly impacted the practice’s growth plans, like many others.
“Thanks to the grant, we were able to complete our practice renovations and upgrades despite the floods and other challenges. Without Credabl’s help and support, these dreams would not have become a reality and we are forever grateful!” said dentists, Aninke Lippert and Willem Espag.
Credabl’s 2020/21 Helping Hand Grant recipients also included Brentford Dental in VIC, Cygnet Clinic in WA, Modbury Veterinary Clinic in SA and Family Health Clinic in QLD.
Medical, dental and veterinary businesses can directly apply for a Helping Hand Grant via the dedicated program page here, while patients and clients can nominate a doctor, dentist or vet by visiting the nomination page here.
*A business must be a Qantas Business Rewards Member to earn or receive Qantas Points for business. A one-off join fee of $89.50 including GST normally applies, however this will be waived for Credabl Pty Ltd (ACN 615 968 100) customers if they join at www.qantasbusinessrewards.com/credablfree. Membership and Qantas Points are subject to Qantas Business Rewards Terms and Conditions (www.qantas.com/au/en/business-rewards/terms-and-conditions). Qantas Points for business are offered under the Credabl Terms and Conditions (www.credabl.com.au/qbr/terms-and-conditions).