Join the growing number of Baptists making a difference by partnering with Baplink.
Baplink provides the means to make money work for the Kingdom of God by offering a range of services for Queensland Baptist individuals, churches and affiliated organisations.
Through Baplink, you can finance your vision for outreach and ministry!
Baplink works because people are willing to invest their money, as well as their time and prayers, in the ministry and projects of their local church. From its pool of funds, Baplink offers concessional loans to churches, ministers and Queensland Baptists’ facilities and projects, such as aged care facilities, church worship centres, schools, community welfare and more.
Baplink exemption To have a “Disclosure Document” or “Product Disclosure Statement” (PDS)
Baplink is not subject to the following requirements.
To be registered or have a trust deed under the Corporations Act 2001
The scheme has not been examined or approved by the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC). However, Baplink will deliver audited financial statements to ASIC each year
Neither “The Baptist Union of Queensland” (controlling entity) nor “Baplink” (the fund) is prudentially supervised by the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA)
Contributions to the fund do not obtain the benefit of the depositor protection provisions of the Banking Act 1959.
Baplink accounts and schemes are designed for investors who wish to promote the charitable purposes of The Baptist Union of Queensland and its constituted Churches for whom the considerations of profit are not of primary relevance.
To have a “Disclosure Document” or “Product Disclosure Statement” (PDS)
- Competitive interest rates
- Friendly service
- Genuine ministry outcomes
- Full transactional services
- Internet access (for churches only)
- Term investments
- Kingdom Offset Accounts
- Electronic transfers for churches
- Loans to churches and ministers
- BPAY (available soon)
Baplink’s surplus funds are used to support the work and ministry of Queensland Baptists (after allowance is made for reserves). By working with Baplink you can help make your church’s vision a reality. Since its inception in 1994, Baplink’s investment base has grown to in excess of $65m with over $35m in loans being provided to churches and pastors. Through Baplink Partnership Investments, Baptists have injected over $2.0m into church and mission work in Queensland and overseas. Grants in excess of $600,000 have been made to Queensland Baptists’ churches and organisations and Baplink supports the BapShare Ministry Fund in excess of budget per year.