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Local not-for-profits invited to have their say

Media releases: 10 March 2021

FRRR is inviting NFPs in the Ulladulla region to take part in upcoming workshops to plan how the Investing in Rural Community Futures program can support them.

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More than $1.2M in grants awarded to help tackle the Big Dry

Media releases: 25 February 2021

FRRR has awarded $1,264,396 in grants to 29 projects that will support drought-impacted communities through its Tackling Tough Times Together (TTTT) program.

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A little help going a long way

2020 bushfire recovery Media releases: 23 February 2021

More than 5,400 students and families in places devasted by the Black Summer bushfires are being given a helping hand at the start the new school year.

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FRRR partners with the Kellogg Australia Charitable Foundation to help tackle food insecurity

Media releases: 23 February 2021

FRRR has entered a new partnership with the Kellogg Australia Charitable Foundation (KACF) to help tackle hunger and build resilience in rural communities.

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Clarence Landcare Inc

New partnership to help turn community groups’ ideas into reality

Media releases: 22 February 2021

A new partnership between FRRR and The Yulgilbar Foundation will give rural communities in the Clarence Valley and surrounding regions a much-needed boost.

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More than $275,000 in grants for Leeton

Media releases: 9 February 2021

FRRR, in partnership with the VFFF, has awarded $276,963 in grants to four of Leeton’s NFPs. A tailored coaching program also kicks off for three Leeton NFPs.

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Gardiner Dairy Foundation Community Grants now open to Victorian dairy communities

Event Media releases: 1 February 2021

Gardiner Dairy Foundation, in partnership with FRRR, is inviting community organisations in Victorian dairy regions – Gippsland, northern Victoria and south-west Victoria - to apply for grants of up to $5,000.

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Rural communities strengthened with more than $1.1M in grants

Media releases: 19 January 2021

One hundred and one projects set to strengthen remote, rural and regional Australia have been given an encouraging boost, with 96 communities sharing in $1,112,492 in grants, thanks to the FRRR's Strengthening Rural Communities program.

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Support for bushfire recovery on offer

Media releases: 13 January 2021

FRRR is encouraging community groups in regions affected by the 2019-20 bushfires to apply for recovery funding, with more than $380,000 in grants available through the News Corp Bushfire Fund.

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Children from Arthur's Creek Primary School wearing CFA helmets

Grants awarded to help communities rebuild and reconnect

Media releases: 22 December 2020

The Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal has awarded nearly $725,000 in grants to support 31 projects that will help communities impacted by the February 2009 Black Saturday bushfires continue to rebuild, reconnect and recover.

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