Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal

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

WHAT’S HAPPENING

Drought preparedness program set to kick off

Following the announcement by Senator The Hon. Murray Watt, Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, the Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal (FRRR) and the Australian Rural Leadership Foundation (ARLF) are pleased to announce the opening of the first program in the Helping Regional Communities Prepare for Drought Initiative.

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ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF COUNTRY

Photo: Jonathan Lim

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 across rural Australia that have been affected by the flood emergencies this year. 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. 

Together, we can achieve incredible results

34,189

applications
received

$371M

requested
in funding

11,938

grants awarded

$5,000

median grant

$135M

granted out
including more than…

$46M

for disaster projects

$25M

for learning, education

$29M

for building community
resilience