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Funding boosts vibrancy and wellbeing of rural communities across Australia

Funding boosts vibrancy and wellbeing of rural communities across Australia

Media releases: 19 October 2021

Community organisations across rural and regional Australia will share in more than $250,000 as Nutrien Ag Solutions, in partnership with the Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal, announced the recipients from the first round of the Community Grants Program.

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Rural communities share in more than $1.4M to build drought resilience

Media releases: 15 October 2021

FRRR has awarded $1,413,319 to 33 remote, rural and regional communities across Australia for locally-led initiatives that will help build their region’s resilience to drought through the Australian Government's Future Drought Fund's Networks to Build Drought Resilience program.

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Investing in Taree and Wingham’s not-for-profits

Event Media releases: 5 October 2021

FRRR is inviting Taree and Wingham's NFPs to join online workshop to learn about FRRR’s new grant program, Investing in Not-for-Profit Capacity in Regional NSW.

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More than $1M hits the ground in rural communities across the country

2020 bushfire recovery Media releases: 22 September 2021

Ninety locally-led initiatives that are set to strengthen remote, rural and regional communities across Australia are sharing in $1,057,044 in funding, thanks to FRRR’s Strengthening Rural Communities (SRC) grant program.

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Rural mental health and wellbeing gets a $200,000 boost

Media releases: 21 September 2021

FRRR has awarded $200,000 to 11 locally-led community initiatives that will provide mental health and wellbeing support for remote, rural and regional communities.

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Volunteer Emergency Services encouraged to apply for funding

Media releases: 21 September 2021

FRRR is encouraging local volunteer emergency services groups serving rural communities affected by the 2019/20 bushfires to apply now for the second round of Volunteer Emergency Services Fund program grants.

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More grants available for community-led initiatives that build drought resilience

Media releases: 20 September 2021

FRRR is inviting applications for the second round of the Future Drought Fund’s Networks to Build Drought Resilience program.

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Three-year study identifies ways to strengthen community resilience to disasters

Media releases: 14 September 2021

A call for more investment in local community groups, so they are better equipped to play a key role in building community resilience ahead of climate, natural disasters and other disruptions, is among the series of recommendations to come out of a three-year research project.

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Make your voice heard in the Heartbeat of Rural Australia study

Media releases: 30 August 2021

FRRR is calling on leaders of not-for-profit organisations and community groups across remote, rural and regional Australia to tell it like it is in the Foundation’s inaugural Heartbeat of Rural Australia study.

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Bega and Glen Innes community groups receive funding

2020 bushfire recovery Media releases: 26 August 2021

FRRR has awarded eight grants totalling $280,000 to a range of local community groups across Bega Valley and Glen Innes Severn through the INFPC program.

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