Stay informed about FRRR’s work and needs in communities

FRRR has two newsletters.

  • FRRR eNews is a monthly publication designed primarily for community groups, although it’s also a good read for all our partners. It features an editorial from our CEO, as well as key information about our grant programs. It’s also how we share best practice and showcase the great work achieved with a little help from an FRRR grant.
  • FRRR Donor News is a quarterly publication that updates our donor partners on our work, and shares insights.

eNews editions

eNews November 2022

This month we are very proud to announce that the 2021/2022 Annual Review has been published. Inside you will find interesting and inspiring facts, figures and case studies that demonstrate how we, and the communities we work with, are sustaining and strengthening remote, rural and regional Australia. This issue of eNews will give you access to the Annual Review, partner and program updates, and more wonderful case studies from across the country.

eNews October 2022

Find out about this month’s grant recipients, as well as updates on our current open grant programs. We’ve got some inspiring Grants in Action from the Tiwi Islands in the NT, East Gippsland and Yinnar in VIC, and Wingham in NSW. You can also find out more about FRRR’s Flood Recovery Appeal in response to the current flooding events. It’s been another busy month and we hope you enjoy hearing all about it.

HEADING: New life for the Katanning pool hall. IMAGE: Big group shot in revamped pool hall.

eNews September 2022

Catch up with all of the latest information on FRRR’s activities throughout September. It was a busy, busy month for us, as we announced recipients of the Round 13 Strengthening Rural Communities grants, as well continued assessing applications from other recently closed programs. We’ve got some great Grants in Action from Katanning in WA, Singleton in NSW, Kerang in VIC, and Kingscote in SA to inspire your community group. It’s amazing what can be achieve with a LOT of community support, and just a little bit of funding. We hope you enjoy the read.

Evertide Residents sitting in golf buddy.

eNews August 2022

This month we share a new Drought Preparedness program, report on our input to the Jobs Summit and highlight great projects in Albury / Wodonga, Hamilton, Lucky Bay and Rathdowney. Plus we share some free resources specifically for NFPs on topics from governance to communications, IT to legals and much more.

Palm Island PCYC Basketball Tournament

eNews July 2022

Our mid-winter edition of eNews is sure to leave you feeling warm and fuzzy! The case studies from Coonamble, Port Lincoln, Euroa, Palm Island and the little news snippets from Myrrhee and Murrumburrah provide an insight into the tenacity and dedication of local leaders and volunteers committed to making their home towns a better place to live, work and play! And of course we’ve got some useful community tips and details of grant funding available – what could your community group do with a little bit of help from FRRR and our fabulous donor partners?unity group.

HEADING: Riverland Skillin’ It inspires and empowers young people. IMAGE: Eight people sitting arounda table facing the camera.

eNews June 2022

In the June edition of eNews, you’ll find everything you need to know about upcoming and open grants. We’ve also been Out and About this month, find out more about the places we’ve been and the people we’ve met. We also have some wonderful stories and articles from around the country from grant recipients to inspire your community group.

eNews May 2022

We’re excited to share news of our team out and about in the community, connecting with inspirational organisations working hard to make a significant difference to where they live, work and play. Learn more about what funding is currently available, and read about some great project from Lakes Entrance and the Southern Highlands in VIC, Renmark in SA, the Tablelands region in far north QLD, and East Arnhem Land in NT.

Unveiling of new sculpture.

eNews April 2022

In the April edition of eNews, we take a look at some of the projects our team have visited in recent weeks. You’ll also get some great program updates and a diverse range of case studies, all funded through different programs.

eNews March 2022

In the latest edition of eNews, we take a look at our latest grant programs that have opened up and how they focus on capacity building of local community groups in the wake of COVID and cumulative natural disasters. We have also selected some case studies from around the country that we think you will find very inspiring.

Lighting up the streets of Dirranbandi

eNews February 2022

Discover community projects – from spirit-lifting main street light displays to a BBQ trailer for fundraising and mental health meet ups. Learn how DeadlyScience has taken off (with help from a Fundraising Account), and which of our programs are open, plus we’re celebrating a special milestone with the Gardiner Dairy Foundation.

Simpson dairy farmers in a good place

eNews January 2022

In this first eNews for 2022, we welcome everyone back with some exciting new grant updates. We take a look at the Barossa Foundation and the work they have been doing with our Back To School Program. We have also selected some inspirational case studies and media stories from across remote, rural and regional communities throughout Australia.