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eNews 2020 editions

eNews December 2020

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!

eNews November 2020

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.

eNews October 2020

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.

eNews September 2020

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.

eNews August 2020

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.

eNews July 2020

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]

eNews June 2020

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.

eNews May 2020

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).

eNews April 2020

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.

eNews March 2020

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.

eNews February 2020

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.

eNews January 2020

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.