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Rural communities receive $1.5M boost

Media releases: 13 February 2024

More than $1.5 million in grants has been announced for 110 community groups across remote, rural and regional Australia through FRRR’s flagship SRC program.

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Funding available to prepare for dry times

Media releases: 13 February 2024

Funding is available from the latest round of FRRR's Small Network Grants for initiatives that build community preparedness and resilience to future drought.

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Strengthening Victoria’s dairy communities

Media releases: 7 February 2024

Community groups in small communities across three Victorian dairy regions can now apply for Gardiner Foundation Community Grants up to $5,000.

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2024 Back to School recipients

Media releases (soft launch): 31 January 2024

FRRR has issued more than $1,097,900 in eGift Back to School vouchers to assist more than 18,400 students and their families experiencing financial distress..

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Funding available for Minyip community groups

Media releases (soft launch): 11 January 2024

FRRR is once again inviting Minyip community groups to apply for grants up to $10,000 for projects that will benefit the township, district and its people.

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FRRR gears up to support recovery in flood-affected FNQ

Media releases: 20 December 2023

FRRR is launching a Flood Recovery Appeal to support communities in Far North Queensland that are facing an unimaginable clean up and recovery journey.

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More than $1.5M awarded to meet the needs of rural Australia

Media releases: 27 November 2023

More than 150 NFP organisations in rural regions across Australia are sharing $1,579,380 in SRC grants for projects that will strengthen their communities.

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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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