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Introducing FRRR’s Community-led Climate Solutions program

Media releases (soft launch): 15 September 2023

FRRR is launching a new program to help NFPs leverage the knowledge, innovation and commitment in rural areas to implement locally-led climate solutions.

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$3.65M awarded to prepare rural regions for drought

Media releases: 11 September 2023

FRRR has awarded $3.65 million in grants across 11 regions to better prepare local communities for the impacts of drought and a changing climate.

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FRRR welcomes Alison Maclaren as CFO

Media releases: 5 September 2023

FRRR has appointed Alison Maclaren as Chief Financial Officer and Business Operations Manager.

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More than $30,000 awarded to youth-led projects by rural Trailblazers

Media releases (soft launch): 31 August 2023

FRRR has awarded $33,350 in grants to eight youth-led community projects in remote, rural and regional Australia as part of the Trailblazers program.

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Rural mental health receives funding support

Media releases: 28 August 2023

FRRR’s In a Good Place (IAGP) program has awarded $250,000 in grants to 17 local organisations for initiatives that will support and promote the mental health and wellbeing of locals in their remote, rural and regional communities.

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Victorian communities take action on disaster resilience

Media releases: 15 August 2023

Local groups in regional VIC are taking an active approach to preparing their regions for future disaster, thanks to a partnership with FRRR’s DR:FR program.

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Request for Proposal: Impact Evaluation

Media releases (soft launch): 15 August 2023

FRRR is seeking proposals from experienced social impact evaluation providers to work with us on the DR:FR Burnett Inland program.

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More than $200,000 to support and strengthen Kinglake Ranges 

Media releases: 26 July 2023

FRRR has awarded $207,812 in grants to community groups across the Kinglake Ranges region, marking the final round of FRRR’s Grants for Resilience & Wellness program.

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Innovative model putting Aboriginal health in Aboriginal hands

Media releases (soft launch): 14 July 2023

The First Nations Philanthropic Funders Working Group will oversee the creation of a community-informed and community-led model to direct philanthropic funding for First Nations communities across the SA.

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ANZ 2020 - Karrkad Kandji Trust Warddeken Rangers

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

Media releases: 12 July 2023

Applications are now open for the ANZ Seeds of Renewal program, with grants of up to $15,000 available.

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