Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal

The know and how to ensure the long-term vitality of rural and remote Australia.

WHAT’S HAPPENING

Vale Sidney Baillieu Myer AC

The Board and staff of FRRR sadly note the passing of Sidney Baillieu (Bails) Myer AC. Mr Myer was instrumental in the formation of FRRR.

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Taree and Wingham community groups share in more than $150,000

Community groups in Taree and Wingham will share $150,152 in grants thanks to FRRR’s Investing in Not-for-Profit Capacity in Regional NSW (INFPC) grant program. The grants will enable local groups to invest in resources and build their capacity to support the ongoing recovery from the 2019/20 bushfires and floods earlier this year.

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Thank you to all the individuals from community groups and not-for-profits in remote, rural and regional Australia who shared their insights in our research survey. You can explore the findings now.

Once again, FRRR is ready to support the recovery of communities in rural QLD and rural New South Wales that are experiencing the current November 2021 flood emergencies. Can you contribute?

Our SRC program provides flexible funding so community leaders can address whatever issues they face. This could range from enhancing local community meeting places to providing resources for a kinder, or even transport for the elderly. 

Latest Reports

Together, we can achieve incredible results

32,148

applications
received

$316M

requested
in funding

10,967

grants awarded

$4,800

median grant

$115M

granted out
including more than…

$26M

for disaster projects

$22M

for learning, education

$24M

for building community
resilience

ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF COUNTRY

Photo: Jonathan Lim