Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal (FRRR)

In this quarter’s update for FRRR’s partners and supporters, we’ve featured an East Gippsland project that provides a clever resource for community recovery, and you’ll find an interesting conversation with a new supporter in the climate solutions space, Hand Heart Pocket – which is the charitable arm of the Queensland Freemasons.

Also in this edition:

  • Insights from FRRR’s team as we network, travel and deliver programs
  • Our Progress – Q1 FY 2023/24
  • Learn about Fundraising Accounts from OurSchool’s Caroline Milburn
  • Details of all our latest reports and thought pieces.

In this quarter’s update for FRRR’s partners and supporters, we’re looking at how fundraising accounts, community foundations and small grants can enable grassroots groups to tackle local priorities, like Mparntwe Alice Springs Community Foundation – a new group whose first project was to bring back a printed weekly newspaper for the community! Also in this edition:

  • read about the high value and high demand for our Small Grants programs
  • learn about Engawala Art Centre’s journey to developing a physical space for painters
  • Insights from FRRR’s team as network, travel and deliver programs
  • Our Progress – Q4 FY 2022/23
  • Partnering opportunities to activate great projects

In this quarter’s update for FRRR’s partners and supporters, we’re focussing on the big difference that small grants make. Read about:

  • A very impactful tractor funded in South Australia’s Flinders Ranges
  • How you can support RRR communities now, and for the long-term before EOFY
  • Synergies between FRRR and our partner GlobalGiving’s funding philosophy
  • Insights from the Bush
  • Our Progress – Q3 FY 2022/23
  • Partnering opportunities to activate great projects

In this quarter’s update for FRRR’s donor partners, read about:

  • Official opening of First Steps Count in Taree, NSW
  • A new Giving option
  • Bushfire Recovery, three summers on
  • Insights from the Bush
  • Our Progress – Q2 FY 2022/23
  • Partnering opportunities in youth and education

In this quarter’s update for FRRR’s donor partners, read about:

  • Connecting with Communities
  • Progress Report
  • Insights from the bush
  • Donor spotlight: Nutrien Ag Solutions
  • Community partner spotlight: Housing Matters Action Group Inc (HMAG)

In this quarter’s update for FRRR’s donor partners, read about:

  • Tiwi Enterprises: strengthening their community in the Northern Territory
  • Progress Report
  • Insights from the bush
  • Donor spotlight: Raine & Horne Foundation
  • Support Victorian communities to be Disaster Resilient: Future Ready

In this quarter’s update for FRRR’s donor partners, read about:

  • Ngketya Nwernaka Ilkerta Mparetyeka: an¬†innovative grassroots language revival program in Central Australia
  • Progress Report
  • Insights from the bush
  • Donor spotlight: The Macdoch Foundation
  • Community Partner Spotlight: Australian Centre for Rural Entrepreneurship (ACRE)
  • Partnering opportunities: Private Ancillary Funds

In this quarter’s update for FRRR’s donor partners, read about:

  • Flood recovery – how you can help
  • The long and short of bushfire recovery – FRRR’s approach to recovery following the Black Summer bushfires
  • Case study: Recovery in action in mighty Mallacoota
  • Insights from the bush
  • Donor spotlight: The Bertalli Family Foundation
  • Progress Report
  • Partnering opportunities: Victorian expansion of disaster resilience 
  • Community partner spotlight: The Next Economy

In this quarter’s update for FRRR’s donor partners, read about:

  • Heads up on the findings of the Heartbeat of Rural Australia study
  • BE INSPIRED: Thallon ‘back from the brink’
  • Donor Spotlight: Pinnacle Charitable Foundation
  • Insights from the bush
  • Our progress, with your support
  • Partnering Opportunity – Supporting volunteers through SRC
  • Grants in Action: Bermagui’s collective approach to preparedness
  • Community Partner Spotlight: Housing Matters Action Group
Donor News - November 2021

In this quarter’s update for FRRR’s donor partners, read about:

  • Grants in Action: Bootstraps working to strengthen community social fabric
  • FRRR launches Heartbeat of Australia Study
  • Partnering Opportunity – Building resilience to drought
  • Donor Spotlight: Portland House Foundation
  • Insights from the bush
  • Community Partner Spotlight: St Paul’s Carcoar Community Facility Ltd.
  • Our progress, with your support