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South Coast NFPs get funding boost from FRRR and partners

Media releases: 22 November 2023

NFPs across the NSW South Coast are sharing more than $360,000 across 27 projects that will strengthen their capacity to support their local communities.

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ANZ Seeds of Renewal grants $250,000 to rural and regional communities

Media releases: 20 November 2023

FRRR and ANZ have awarded $250,000 in grants to 20 community groups and non-for-profit organisations through the ANZ Seeds of Renewal program.

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More local funding to prepare rural regions for drought

Media releases: 6 November 2023

FRRR has announced the final projects awarded through the Community Impact Program, funded by the Australian Government’s Future Drought Fund.

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Over $300,000 in recovery grants awarded in flood-impacted areas of Victoria

Media releases: 2 November 2023

In partnership with Suncorp and AAMI, FRRR has awarded $300,781 to 18 remote, rural and regional not-for-profits in communities impacted by the 2022-2023 Victorian flooding events.

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Supporting climate solutions in rural communities

Media releases: 25 October 2023

Remote, rural and regional NFPs seeking to implement practices and solutions that reduce the impact of the changing climate can now apply for grants up to $20,000 through FRRR’s new Community Led Climate Solutions program.

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Future-focused grants awarded to rural communities

Media releases: 19 October 2023

FRRR has awarded $252,924 in grants to 57 not-for-profits through the Nutrien Ag Solutions Community Grants program.

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FRRR supports recognition and a Voice to Parliament

Media releases (soft launch): 12 October 2023

This Saturday, Australians of voting age will be asked to have their say on whether to alter the Constitution to recognise the First Peoples of Australia by establishing an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Voice. FRRR supports recognition and a Voice to Parliament.

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Grants bring youth-inspired community initiatives to life

Media releases: 12 October 2023

Sixteen community initiatives that will act on issues that matter to remote, rural and regional youth will share in $148,721 from the Heywire grants program.

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Nuseed partners with FRRR to strengthen rural communities

Media releases: 11 October 2023

FRRR has welcomed a three-year commitment from canola seed business Nuseed to support its flagship small grants program, Strengthening Rural Communities.

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Grants available to build local drought resilience

Media releases: 3 October 2023

Applications are invited from community organisations in remote, rural and regional communities for projects designed to enhance local drought preparedness.

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