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Rural communities given a $1.7 million boost

Media releases: 28 September 2022

Thanks to FRRR’s Strengthening Rural Communities (SRC) program, 130 projects across remote, rural and regional Australia will share in $1,663,531 in grants. These projects are all community-led initiatives that will have a direct benefit to the people living in the local area.

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Trailblazers supported to strengthen rural communities

Media releases: 28 September 2022

In partnership with the Sally Foundation and ABC, FRRR is awarding grants to support six young leaders who are working on projects that respond to challenges, issues and opportunities in remote, rural and regional Australia.

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FRRR welcomes Raine & Horne Foundation’s support for remote, rural and regional Australia

Media releases: 9 September 2022

The Raine & Horne Foundation today announced a $100,000 donation to FRRR. The Raine & Horne Foundation supports a range of causes and is Superbrand Raine & Horne’s private philanthropic...

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More than $900,000 awarded to community-led groups building pandemic resilience

Media releases (soft launch): 6 September 2022

Twenty-seven community-led groups in remote, rural and regional NSW will share in $912,505 awarded through the Resilience NSW COVID Regional Community Support (CRCS) program.

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Mental health initiatives in rural communities get a $200,000 boost

Media releases: 31 August 2022

Fourteen mental health initiatives across remote, rural and regional Australia will share in $204,607 in grants awarded through FRRR’s In a Good Place (IAGP) program.

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Drought preparedness program set to kick off

Media releases: 29 August 2022

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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$500,000 in grants to help recovery work of local community groups in flood affected areas of Qld & NSW

Media releases: 17 August 2022

Suncorp and GIO have partnered with the Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal (FRRR), through the Rebuilding Futures program, to offer $500,000 in grants of up to $25,000 to help not-for-profit groups and local community organisations to rebuild and recover from this year’s flood events.

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Strengthening rural and regional communities

Media releases: 12 July 2022

After supporting more than 50 incredible local projects in 2021, the Nutrien Ag Solutions Community Grants Program is back, offering grants of up to $5,000 for projects across rural and regional Australia.

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Gardiner Foundation grants a boost for dairy communities

Media releases: 6 July 2022

Twenty-one projects in Victoria’s main dairy regions – Gippsland, Northern Victoria, and South-West Victoria – have been awarded $91,833 in grants.

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anz seeds of renewal

ANZ commits $250,000 to help rural and regional communities through Seeds of Renewal

Media releases: 5 July 2022

Applications are now open for ANZ’s Seeds of Renewal program, with grants of up to $15,000 available for not-for-profit organisations in remote, rural and regional areas.

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