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FRRR looks forward, with a new look

Media releases: 21 December 2020

This week, FRRR unveiled a new brandmark and refreshed colour palette, the first since it was founded in 2000. The work was undertaken by renowned branding agency Houston. FRRR's previous logo FRRR's...

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FRRR to deliver two Future Drought Fund programs

Media releases: 18 December 2020

Networks to Build Drought Resilience and Drought Resilience Leaders FRRR will soon be providing increased support into remote, rural and regional communities to prepare for the impacts of drought,...

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Grants continue to support Black Summer bushfire recovery

2020 bushfire recovery Media releases: 26 November 2020

FRRR, in partnership with News Corp, has awarded 18 communities impacted by the Black Summer bushfires a total of $341,280 in grants for 20 projects that will support the recovery of their communities.

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Communities tackling drought receive nearly $1.5M in grants

Media releases: 26 November 2020

FRRR has awarded $1,454,165 in grants for 41 community-led projects through its award-winning grants program, Tackling Tough Times Together (TTTT).

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Grants support innovative mental health solutions

Media releases: 24 November 2020

Thirteen locally-run organisations in rural Australia are sharing in $200,000 in grants to support mental health initiatives through FRRR’s In a Good Place program.

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Cotton communities receive $150,000 boost

Media releases: 20 November 2020

FRRR, in partnership with the Crop Science division of Bayer, has awarded $5,000 grants to 30 not-for-profit organisations in rural and regional cotton-growing communities through the Aussie Cotton Farmers Grow Communities program.

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Disaster Resilient: Future Ready program to launch in Victoria

Event Media releases: 20 November 2020

FRRR is inviting community members in Myrtleford, Beaufort, Korumburra, Paynesville, St Arnaud, Whittlesea and Yarra Junction to find out how the Disaster Resilient: Future Ready program can help them to prepare their communities for future disasters at a free webinar on Thursday, 3 December at 7pm.

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ANZ Seeds of Renewal program helps 26 community groups in regional Australia

Media releases: 17 November 2020

ANZ and the Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal have announced 26 community groups across regional Australia will share $250,000 in grants through the The ANZ Seeds of Renewal program.

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Partnership will help to strengthen communities impacted by Black Summer bushfires

Media releases: 16 November 2020

The Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal's Black Summer bushfire recovery funding has been bolstered thanks to a $250,000 donation from the Waislitz Foundation, in partnership with Australian Community Media. These funds will go towards supporting projects that focus on the recovery of the people and places impacted by the 2019/20 summer bushfires.

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Grants to help fill the gaps in rural health

Media releases: 8 October 2020

FRRR has awarded $368,768 in grants to four community health organisations in rural, regional and remote NSW and VIC to enhance the primary and preventative health service offering in their communities. The grants are funded through the Enhancing Country Health Outcomes program.

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