News - Bushfire recovery

More than $580,000 in grants to strengthen bushfire recovery

Bushfire recovery: 19 January 2021

Thirty-four projects set to seed and strengthen the recovery of communities affected by the 2019-20 bushfires are sharing in $589,945 in grants, thanks to aa special stream of bushfire recovery funding via FRRR's Strengthening Rural Communities program.

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Support for bushfire recovery on offer

Bushfire recovery Media releases: 13 January 2021

FRRR is encouraging community groups in regions affected by the 2019-20 bushfires to apply for recovery funding, with more than $380,000 in grants available through the News Corp Bushfire Fund.

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Grants continue to support Black Summer bushfire recovery

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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Partnership will help to strengthen communities impacted by Black Summer bushfires

Bushfire recovery 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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Local BTS partners sought in bushfire-affected areas

Bushfire recovery Media releases: 6 October 2020

The Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal is seeking local partners in bushfire-affected LGAs to help with the distribution of more than $767,000 in $50 vouchers thanks to a special bushfire recovery stream of FRRR's Back to School program.

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More than $400,000 in grants awarded for Bushfire Recovery

Bushfire recovery Media releases: 29 September 2020

FRRR, in partnership with News Corp, has awarded a further $410,159 in grants to support the recovery of rural communities impacted by the Black Summer bushfires. News Corp has also announced it will be adding a further donation of $500,000 to top up the News Corp Bushfire Fund to $1.5 million.

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CDP partners with FRRR to support medium to long-term bushfire recovery

Bushfire recovery Media releases: 28 August 2020

The Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal has received support from the US-based Center for Disaster Philanthropy with a US$500,000 grant to assist in addressing the medium to long-term recovery needs of bushfire affected communities across rural, regional and remote Australia.

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Visy Tumut Region Recovery Fund supports a further 13 community-led projects

Bushfire recovery Media releases: 12 August 2020

The Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal, in partnership with the Pratt Foundation, has granted a further $241,386, through the he Visy Tumut Region Recovery Fund, to support 13 community-led projects in the Snowy Valleys region.

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Grants now available to strengthen rural communities across Australia

Bushfire recovery Media releases: 15 July 2020

FRRR's flagship grants program, Strengthening Rural Communities, is now inviting applications for grants of up to $10,000 through the Small & Vital stream, and up to $25,000 through the program’s new Bushfire Recovery stream to support the recovery of communities affected by last summer’s bushfires.

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Grants help create sanctuaries for fire-affected youth

Bushfire recovery Media releases: 9 July 2020

Sony Foundation Australia, together with FRRR, have today announced two grants that will help young people in Mallacoota, VIC and Ulladulla, NSW, affected by last summer’s bushfires.

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