ANZ Seeds of Renewal

Established in 2003, the ANZ Seeds of Renewal Program demonstrates ANZ’s ongoing commitment to shape a world where people and communities thrive.

The program focuses on helping to build vibrant and sustainable rural communities and ensure the ongoing prosperity of regional Australia.

This program is currently closed.

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Currently assessing

The 2020 round has been awarded.

Future rounds

To be confirmed.

How to apply

Please read the information on each of the three tabs below to make sure this is the right grant for your project.

If you want to explore other grant options, please go to Find Funding Now.

I have a question, who can I talk to?

Danielle Griffin
1800 170 020

Confirm you are eligible to apply for this grant

To make sure this is the right grant for your community, please read the grant information below carefully. Click on each headline to reveal the detail.

If you need to share this information with others, you can download the guidelines above.

Gather information to support your grant application

Please read the information below to plan and prepare your project. The information below sets out what you MUST include for your project to be considered. There are plenty of helpful resources to support you along the way.

Please contact FRRR if you have any questions about the following information.

Your grant application MUST include:

Need some more help?

We have a large selection of resources on our Grant Seeker Resources Page to help you along the way.

Submit your grant application via the Grants Gateway

Please contact FRRR if you have questions about any aspect of the Grants Gateway online application form.

Before you submit your application via the online Grants Gateway, please ensure you have:

  • confirmed you are eligible to apply for this grant
  • provided clear information about your project
  • checked that you are an eligible legal entity
  • provided the financial information required
  • created a budget for the project
  • gathered supporting materials
  • spoken to an FRRR contact person where you were unsure of any requirement
  • gathered community support for the project
  • checked the information you are providing to make sure it is clear and relevant to the project

Helpful resources:

It is time to submit your application. If it is helpful, you can download a copy of the application form.

Please read the instructions on how to use the Grants Gateway: Grants Gateway How-to Guide

Grants Gateway FAQs

Start a new application here.

All applications must be submitted through the online Grants Gateway.

Return to an existing application here.

If you have significant issues accessing a stable internet connection, please contact our team to discuss an alternative way of applying:
Ph: 1800 170 020 or Email:


Read more about the impact that these grants have had.

A new historic cellar for Beltana

Beltana is a small, state heritage listed town with a population of 35 people located 540 km north of Adelaide in South Australia. A $15,000 grant funded by ANZ and administered by FRRR meant that the town could uncover and restore a 70-year-old cellar under the local Assembly Hall.

Country Music Club no place for vintage computers

The Country Music Club of Boyup Brook in WA received a 2019 ANZ Seeds of Renewal grant in the form of three Lenovo Thinkpads to plan and implement its annual arts activities.

Seed funding makes a difference years later

FRRR spoke to PCYC Bowen branch manager Sergeant O’Regan about the impact of an $8,000 ANZ Seeds of Renewal grant, and to understand more about how Cyclone Debbie affected the PCYC, and her community.