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 2021 editions
This bumper edition of eNews is full of info on funding opportunities for communities, as well as inspirational projects from community groups just like yours. The 2021 Philanthropy Australia Community Philanthropy Awards are now accepting nominations, and we’ve got some great tips on how you can share your community project on socials. And of course you can read about our granting activities and find a grant for your next project.
Our May edition of eNews has all the lowdown on the new Future Drought Fund’s Networks to Build Drought Resilience program, plus details on all of our other funding programs that are currently open. We’ve also share some great tips from Reconciliation Australia on actions we can all take towards reconciliation right now, as well as other handy tips for community groups on managing conflicts of interest and how to get started on a marketing strategy. And of course we’ve profiled some great community stories, which we encourage you to read for inspiration.
Grab a cuppa and catch up on all the latest news from FRRR. In this bumper edition, we’ve got updates for you on funding that’s available to support your community project, as well as some useful tips on how to celebrate during Volunteer Week in May. As usual, we’ve also profiled some inspirational projects from community groups just like yours – it’s amazing what can be achieved with just a little bit of help!
This eNews sees FRRR back on the road, and outlines our response to the devastating floods. We also share a book we’ve published, and the usual info on grants available and recent recipients, as well as some inspirational projects across the country.
In this edition of eNews we are thrilled to report on one of first post-COVID community visits to Victorian dairy regions. We also share news of grants awarded from various programs, as well as funding currently available. And be sure to read the inspirational case studies from Injune in Qld, Circular Head in TAS, Waikerie in SA, and the Yarra Valley in VIC.
Our first community newsletter for 2021 is full of information regarding funding that is available to support your projects, as well as some handy tips on how to get started on planning them out. We have also featured some great case studies on past projects to provide you with inspiration and delight.
eNews 2020 editions
In this December edition, we reflect on the year that has been, the challenges we’ve overcome and the opportunities that await in the new year. We explain a little more about our new brand and also launch our 2019/20 Annual Review. Plus, as always, there are grant stories, media highlights and grant program updates wrapped up for you in neat Christmas package!
This month we provide an update from the Australian Philanthropy Awards 2020, a special feature on Australian Communities Foundation’s support for a ‘Totally Renewable Yackandandah,’ and some handy tips for community groups – including how to support remote, rural and regional Australia for #GivingTuesday.
Our October eNews is jam-packed with inspirational stories from communities groups who have risen to the challenges presented to them to achieve great outcomes for their communities. We’ve also got some great fundraising tips from OurCommunity to help NFPs work out how to keep the money coming in during this COVID-19 era. And of course you can read about our granting activities and find a grant for your next project.
This edition of eNews has some great tips for community tips on taking great photos to showcase your grant and also an offer of free marketing training from the Australian Institute of Marketing. Of course we’ve also got some inspirational stories from across the country to share with you, including how the Friends of St Brigid’s got creative during COVID-19 to continue to raise funds for their community organisation. Read this and more in our September eNews.
Our August edition of eNews is jam-packed with inspirational grants in action stories, as well as links to our online 20th Anniversary celebrations. We’ve also got some more handy tips for community groups, including keeping your AGM obligations in a COVID world.
In this edition, we outline bushfire recovery grants that have been awarded, as well as funding currently available through all open programs, including Strengthening Rural Communities, which has reopened after a brief hiatus. There are grants in action from Indigenous homelands in remote NT, Thallon in QLD, Sunset Strip Village in NSW and Boyup[more]
As we flag in our June newsletter, FRRR is on track to grant out more funds than we ever have, thanks to our generous donor partners! Read about how communities are using the funding they receive to initiate and implement projects that matter to them in our Grants in Action section. We also celebrate Queen’s Birthday honours recipients, and of course we’ve got our usual programs update and handy tips for community groups.
Our May eNews contains some fantastic tips for community groups relating to COVID-19 and bushfire funding. We’ve also provided a comprehensive update on our grant programs, as well as some inspirational case studies from Boulia (QLD), Nabiac (WA), Coleraine (VIC) and Eden (NSW).
Get yourself a cuppa and settle down to read our April eNews. This edition contains lots of info regarding program updates, inspiring community grants in action, and some great COVID-19 resources for community groups.
Inside this month’s eNews you’ll find an update on FRRR’s response to COVID-19. There are also key granting updates, including program variations and extensions. We announce new grant programs, and of course feature community grants from across the country and a helpful community tip.
This edition includes important information about FRRR’s bushfire response, as well as updates on key grant programs. As always we’ve featured grant projects from rural, regional and remote communities nation-wide and handy tips to support grant applications.
FRRR’s first edition of eNews for the year is here! It’s packed with the usual grants in action stories showcasing the fabulous work local leaders are doing in rural, regional and remote communities, as well as details of grants recently awarded and funding currently available. You can also learn more about our response to the bushfires affecting nearly all states and territories, and meet our new (but familiar) Chairman of the Board.