Enhancing Country Health Outcomes (ECHO)

The Local Pain Collective project

The Enhancing Country Health Outcomes (ECHO) grant program aims to improve health outcomes for people living in rural, regional and remote Victoria and New South Wales.

The program provides targeted funds for charitable initiatives delivered by not-for-profit organisations that strengthen, improve accessibility and retain quality and contextually appropriate primary health care services in local communities.

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Current round

Closed

Currently assessing

The 2020 round has been awarded

Future rounds

This program is 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?


info@frrr.org.au
1800 170 020

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.

Gather information to support your grant application

Please read the information below to plan and prepare your project. The information below sets out what you MUST include for your project to be considered. There are plenty of helpful resources to support you along the way.

Please contact FRRR if you have any questions about the following information.

Your grant application MUST include:

Need some more help?

We have a large selection of resources on our Grant Seeker Resources Page to help you along the way.

This program is now closed

Before you submit your application 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

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

Grants Gateway

All applications must be submitted through the online Grants Gateway.

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

Gippsland’s Healthy CHAT project

Latrobe Community Health Services were awarded a $125,200 ECHO grant to develop and evaluate a training package for primary health staff in rural settings, in the delivery of Very Brief Advice to clients related to smoking, nutrition, alcohol and physical activity.

New approach to pain in SA neck of the woods

With the help of an ECHO grant, The Pain Revolution, in conjunction with the University of South Australia, set out to establish a community-led health initiative to promote best-practice pain management services in country NSW and Victoria.

Mallacoota doing it for themselves

Mallacoota is a community that has a plan, and is implementing it, one step at a time and by working together. Robin Bryant from CHIRF shared their story at a Rural and Regional Funders group meeting in Melbourne, in September.