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Rural groups awarded nearly $1.45 million

Rural groups awarded nearly $1.45 million

Black Summer Bushfire Recovery Media releases: 18 January 2023

FRRR has awarded $1,448,968 in grants to 121 projects across remote, rural and regional Australia as part of their Strengthening Rural Communities (SRC) program.

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FRRR welcomes Newcrest’s flood appeal donation

Disaster recovery stories Media releases: 15 December 2022

FRRR today welcomed a contribution of $150,000 from the Newcrest Sustainability Fund, which will go toward flood-recovery in communities affected by the ongoing flood emergency across the Central West of NSW.

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$500,000 in grants awarded for recovery from 2022 floods, rebuilding futures

$500,000 in grants awarded for recovery from 2022 floods

Media releases: 9 December 2022

FRRR, in partnership with Suncorp and GIO, has awarded $500,000 to 27 community groups impacted by the East Coast Australia floods in February and March 2022.

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ANZ celebrates 20 years of Seeds of Renewal by awarding 20 grants to rural communities

ANZ celebrates 20 years of Seeds of Renewal by awarding 20 grants to rural communities

Media releases: 6 December 2022

In partnership with ANZ, FRRR has awarded $250,000 through 20 grants to remote, rural and regional community groups through the ANZ Seeds of Renewal Program.

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Over $410,000 in grants awarded to Kinglake Ranges communities

Media releases: 2 December 2022

FRRR has awarded $414,927 in grants to 12 community groups and local not-for-profits through its Grants for Resilience & Wellness (GR&W) Kinglake program.

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HEADING: Funding available to bring youth-led initiatives to life. IMAGE: Riverland Youth Theatre member in rainbow feather boa.

More than $170,000 awarded to projects taking their lead from youth ideas

Media releases: 30 November 2022

Nineteen grassroots initiatives across remote, rural and regional Australia will share in $172,069 in grants through the FRRR ABC Heywire Youth Innovation Grants program.

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Sarah Matthee appointed Acting CEO

Media releases: 30 November 2022

FRRR is delighted to share that CEO Natalie Egleton has secured a place in the Social Impact Leadership Australia (SILA) program. As part of this program, Natalie will be taking a three-month sabbatical from 22 December 2022, returning 12 April 2023.

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Bega Valley communities receive a $1.3 million bushfire recovery boost

Black Summer Bushfire Recovery Media releases: 23 November 2022

The Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal today welcomed the expansion of the place-based Investing in Rural Community Futures (IRCF) program to the Bega Valley, thanks to an injection of $1.3 million through the Australian Government’s Black Summer Bushfire Recovery Program.

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Shoalhaven fire-affected communities receive a $1.3 million recovery boost

Black Summer Bushfire Recovery Media releases: 23 November 2022

The Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal today shared that a $1.3 million funding boost for the Shoalhaven region to further enhance the capacity of local not-for-profit organisations to support their communities has already started to roll out.

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Local groups to lead drought preparedness planning

Media releases: 22 November 2022

FRRR is pleased to announce the first eight lead organisations that will partner with FRRR and ARLF on the Helping Regional Communities Prepare for Drought Initiative, through the Community Impact Program. This is a part of the Australian Government’s Future Drought Fund.

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