News - Media releases (soft launch)

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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Project Vulcan participants

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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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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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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Nous Group appointed as evaluation partner for the Helping Regional Communities Prepare for Drought Initiative

Media releases (soft launch): 7 June 2023

FRRR and the ARLF have announced the appointment of Nous Group to assess the impacts of the Future Drought Fund’s Helping Regional Communities Prepare for Drought Initiative, which is funded by the Australian Government.

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Local NFP partner needed in Loddon Campaspe for drought preparedness program

Media releases (soft launch): 24 February 2023

The Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal (FRRR) and the Australian Rural Leadership Foundation (ARLF) are looking for a local NFP partner to work with them across the Loddon Campaspe region as part of the Helping Regional Communities Prepare for Drought Initiative Community Impact Program.

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More than $900,000 awarded to community-led groups building pandemic resilience

Media releases (soft launch): 6 September 2022

Twenty-seven community-led groups in remote, rural and regional NSW will share in $912,505 awarded through the Resilience NSW COVID Regional Community Support (CRCS) program.

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FRRR welcomes extension of DGR1 to Rural Community Foundations

Media releases (soft launch): 30 March 2022

FRRR has today welcomed the extension of DGR-1 status for the country’s regional Community Foundations, which was confirmed in Tuesday night’s Budget announcements. This special status means that they can now directly receive tax deductible donations from a broader range of donors to support more place-based philanthropy, which FRRR has long-championed.

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FRRR supports the Uluru Statement from the Heart

Media releases (soft launch): 12 July 2019

We’re proud to be joining our peers and partners as a signatory to a letter to Australia’s First Nations peoples from the philanthropic sector supporting the Uluru Statement from the Heart.

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