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NSW communities Get Ready for natural disasters

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.

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Victorian dairy communities share $100,000 in grants to build stronger local communities

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.

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Eight years on, grants still supporting recovery from Black Saturday

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.

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Cotton grants bearing fruit for local communities

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.

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Grants from ANZ Seeds of Renewal program support 29 community projects

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.

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Communities receive grants to implement youth-developed ideas

Media releases: 15 August 2016

FRRR today announced that 19 community groups will share more than $150,000 to implement eight ideas developed by young people to address issues of concern to them.

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Victorian dairy communities share $113,000 in grants

Media releases: 27 June 2016

The Gardiner Dairy Foundation and the Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal (FRRR) today announced the 31 recipients that will share $113,000 from the 2016 Working in Dairy Communities Small Grants program.

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Cotton communities to benefit from a further $150k in grants

Media releases: 27 June 2016

Cotton farmers once again have the chance to give back to their communities by nominating local not-for-profit or community organisations to receive a $5,000 grant when Aussie Cotton Farmers Grow Communities opens for nominations on June 30.

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Gather in the Glen

Media releases: 18 November 2015

The 2015 Rural Women’s Gathering in mid-October was hosted by Glen Innes on the Northern Tablelands, in the New England region of New South Wales. The Glen Innes Examiner reported that ‘Gather...

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$300,000 directed to cotton communities in two years thanks to cotton farmers

Media releases: 17 November 2015

Cotton growing regions in Queensland and New South Wales will share $150,000 in grant funding thanks to the Aussie Cotton Farmers Grown Communities program. Funded by the Monsanto Fund, partnering with FRRR, 30 community groups will receive $5,000 to provide support where it's needed.

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