Aussie Cotton Farmers Grow Communities

Callide Men's Shed

Aussie Cotton Farmers Grow Communities is a grant program initiated by the Bayer Fund, in partnership with FRRR. The program gives cotton farmers the opportunity to support their communities by nominating a local not-for-profit organisation to receive a $5,000 grant to enable them to undertake projects and activities that offer clear public benefit.

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Future rounds

To be confirmed.

This program is currently closed.

How to apply

Please read the information on each of the three tabs below to make sure this is the right grant for your project.

If you want to explore other grant options, please go to Find Funding Now.

I have a question, who can I talk to?

Jacki Dimond
1800 070 020

Confirm you are eligible to apply for this grant

To make sure this is the right grant for your community, please read the grant information below carefully. Click on each headline to reveal the detail.

If you need to share this information with others, you can download the guidelines above.

Submit your nomination via the Grants Gateway

Please contact FRRR if you have questions about any aspect of the Grants Gateway online nomination form.

Before you submit your nomination via the online Grants Gateway, please ensure you have:

  • confirmed you are eligible to apply for this grant
  • provided clear information about your project
  • checked that you are an eligible legal entity
  • provided the financial information required
  • created a budget for the project
  • gathered supporting materials
  • spoken to an FRRR contact person where you were unsure of any requirement
  • gathered community support for the project
  • checked the information you are providing to make sure it is clear and relevant to the project

Helpful resources:

It is time to submit your nomination. If it is helpful, you can download a copy of the nomination form.

Please read the instructions on how to use the Grants Gateway: Grants Gateway How-to Guide

Grants Gateway FAQs

Start a new nomination here.

All nominations must be submitted through the online Grants Gateway.

Return to an existing nomination here.

If you have significant issues accessing a stable internet connection, please contact our team to discuss an alternative way of applying:
Ph: 1800 170 020 or Email:

“It’s grants like this through The Bayer Fund and FRRR that we’re able to be successful in providing a well-equipped kindergarten for country children, like children in the city have.” 
Naomi Black, Jandowae Kindergarten President

ACFGC 2019 recipient

Inspiration – Past projects

Explore some of the projects we’ve previously funded to see how other organisations have helped their community thrive.

North Star’s life-saving grant

An Aussie Cotton Farmers Grow Communities grant, funded by the Bayer Fund, has enabled the North Star Sporting Club in northern NSW to purchase a defibrillator and three first aid kits.

Improvements to Thallon’s War Memorial

A $5,000 Aussie Cotton Farmers Grow Communities grants, funded by the Monsanto Fund, enabled the TPA to embark on another stage of the project, bringing them closer to completing this special memorial that will ensure those from the Thallon district who served in battle will never be forgotten.

St George’s safe haven for those in need

A disused unit attached to the meeting rooms of the St George branch of the Queensland Country Women’s Association is now a haven for families in need thanks to an Aussie Cotton Farmers Grow Communities grant.