News - Media releases (soft launch)

Young people take over Lismore in May

Media releases (soft launch): 20 May 2024

More than 30 school-aged students will ‘takeover’ Lismore from 20 May to 24 May to share their stories as part of the ABC’s Takeover Youth Summit.

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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 supports recognition and a Voice to Parliament

Media releases (soft launch): 12 October 2023

This Saturday, Australians of voting age will be asked to have their say on whether to alter the Constitution to recognise the First Peoples of Australia by establishing an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Voice. FRRR supports recognition and a Voice to Parliament.

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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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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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