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Media releases: 1 March 2018
The Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal (FRRR) has announced that three NSW communities will be the first to trial a new national framework to improve community disaster preparedness and resilience.
Media releases: 8 February 2018
Today FRRR announce that 26 community groups will receive funding for projects to strengthen resilience and support long-term recovery goals in communities affected by the 2009 Victorian bushfires.
Media releases: 7 February 2018
More than $565,000 is being distributed via this year’s FRRR Back to School program. It supports rural children and their families to access quality educational experiences by providing $50 vouchers that are redeemable for items necessary to start the school year.
Media releases: 18 January 2018
26 community organisations around regional Australia are the recipients of the 2017 ANZ Seeds of Renewal program. Supported by Lenovo, the program aims to encourage community initiatives that support the sustainability and vibrancy of rural communities.
Media releases: 5 December 2017
30 not-for-profit and community organisations across cotton growing regions will benefit from a $5,000 grant just before the festive season, awarded under the 2017 Aussie Cotton Farmers Grow Communities grants program. The program is delivered in partnership by the Monsanto Fund and the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal and has now distributed $600,000 to New South Wales and Queensland cotton communities in the past four years.
Media releases: 6 September 2017
FRRR and the NSW Government, through the Get Ready NSW initiative, are collaborating to develop and evaluate effective community-led disaster preparedness practices. A roadshow is underway through some NSW communities at risk of disaster, with a view to finding communities to partner with us in developing and testing indicators, methods and tools to improve preparedness.
Media releases: 6 July 2017
FRRR and the Gardiner Dairy Foundation today announced that 24 recipients of the 2017 Working in Dairy Communities small grants program will share $100,000.
Media releases: 23 February 2017
Twenty-four community groups impacted by the 2009 Victorian bushfires have received funding to support the community needs that continue to emerge post the devastating disaster, thanks to the Victorian Bushfire Appeal Fund. There 15 GR&W grants, and 9 Community Group Futures grants.
Media releases: 13 December 2016
A further 30 not-for-profit and community organisations across cotton growing regions will benefit from a $5,000 boost just before the festive season, as the 2016 Aussie Cotton Farmers Grow Communities grants are awarded again. $450,000 has now been distributed over the last three years across New South Wales and Queensland.
Media releases: 6 December 2016
ANZ and the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal (FRRR) have today announced that $275,000 in grant funding will be shared between 26 community groups from across regional Australia, while another three groups will receive IT equipment, as part of the 2016 ANZ Seeds of Renewal program.