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Communities tackling drought to share in more than $1 million in grants

Media releases: 17 August 2021

FRRR’s TTTT program has awarded has awarded grants totalling $1,086,794 to 35 not-for-profit organisations to support drought recovery projects in remote, rural and regional communities across Australia.

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Growing our communities from the ground up

Media releases: 3 August 2021

Applications are now open for Nutrien Ag Solutions Community Grants Program, with grants of up to $5,000 available for projects that contribute to the success and wellbeing of remote, rural and regionacommunities.

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Nearly $500,000 in grants awarded to grow community resilience and wellness

Media releases: 13 July 2021

FRRR has awarded $499,959 in grants through its Grants for Resilience & Wellness (GR&W) programs, for 31 projects to help Victorian communities continue to build back better following the February 2009 Black Saturday fires.

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Grants on offer to address issues that matter to young rural Australians

Media releases: 12 July 2021

FRRR is inviting remote, rural and regional community groups apply for grants of up to $10,000 to help fund projects that provide innovative solutions to five priority issues identified by participants at the inaugural Heywire Youth Ideas Lab, held recently in Broken Hill.

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Victorian Dairy Communities share in over $130,000 in grant funding

Media releases: 12 July 2021

Thirty projects from across Victoria's three main dairy regions will share in $131,188 in grant funding to help build community capacity.

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

Media releases: 8 July 2021

Applications are now open for ANZ’s Seeds of Renewal program, with grants up to $15,000 available for NFPs in remote, rural and regional areas across Australia.

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Bemm River recovering from Bushfires

Join the conversation and help build your community’s resilience for future disasters

Event Media releases: 5 July 2021

FRRR is inviting members in Myrtleford, Beaufort, Korumburra, Paynesville, St Arnaud, Whittlesea and Yarra Junction communities to learn about the Disaster Resilient: Future Ready program.

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Search for facilitator to help Nambucca not-for-profits

Media releases: 1 July 2021

The search is on for a facilitator to continue to support Nambucca Valley NFPs in their ongoing development, as part of FRRR's IRCF program.

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Local groups secure more than $1.2M in funding to strengthen their communities

Media releases: 30 June 2021

Twenty-two projects in the Clarence Valley and surrounding region have received a boost with community groups sharing in more than $1.2M in grants.

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New partnership backs community-led recovery

Media releases: 28 June 2021

FRRR has announced a multi-year partnership with HMSTrust and the Sidney Myer Fund to support the recovery of 2019/20 bushfire-affected Victorian communities.

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