Out of Session grants
Occasionally, FRRR awards Out of Session grants from our core granting programs, such as Strengthening Rural Communities. This generally happens when funding for a project is time-critical. Details of the grants are included in the table below.
Out of Session Grants – SRC Small & Vital FY2022/23 Projects
|Organisation||Project Brief Description||Location||Amount Awarded|
|Arts Law Centre of Australia||Legally Strong Art Centres in Northern Territory and Queensland|
Strengthen skills and abilities of artists and arts workers to safeguard First Nations cultural intellectual property and individuals’ financial assets by developing their understanding copyright and other legal rights.
|Belyuen Community Government Council||Community Store Upgrade|
Improve food security for remote residents by installing climate control measures in the community store, and improving operating conditions for store employees, kitchen staff and customers.
|Broome Aboriginal Media Association Aboriginal Corporation||Goldfields Girl 2022|
Prepare Indigenous women from the Leonora Shire for leadership roles through their participation in the 'Goldfields Girl' youth development program.
|Brown's Mart Arts Limited||Neighbour|
Foster a greater understanding and acceptance in the community for culturally and linguistically diverse people by staging a theatrical performance piece sharing their personal stories.
|Goondiwindi Botanic Gardens Inc||Goondiwindi Creative Getaway 2022|
Foster community wellbeing and enhance skill development through the delivery of a three-day, art-based weekend of workshops and tutoring.
|Laura District Rodeo & Camp Draft Assoc Inc||Laura Race Club Reserve Water Supply Project|
Encourage people to come together to improve relationships and strengthen the local economy through the installation of a bore and a water reticulation system at a local Reserve.
|Mirnidyan Gununa Aboriginal Corporation||10kW Solar System for Art and Culture Centre|
Improve the Corporation's ability to support and service the community via power cost savings created with the installation of a solar system at the Arts and Cultural Centre.
|Pertame Language Revival Project - Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education||"Pertame Relha Tningka Purta-irrema Kaltya-irretyeka": Strengthening and Connecting the Pertame Community Through Language and Culture|
Strengthen culture, revive the Pertame Language and bring community together on-country through camps and using digital technology.
|Pwerte Marnte Marnte , NT||$25,000|
Out of Session Grants – SRC Prepare & Recover FY2022/23 Projects
|2022 Flood Recovery Projects|
|Arts Deloraine||WinterFire 23|
Support community recovery from flood impacts by delivering art workshops, events, and exhibitions at the June 2023 Deloraine and Meander Valley WinterFire Festival to boost community connection, volunteer skills and visitation.
|Brewarrina Aboriginal Corporation||Keeping the Brewarrina Aboriginal Cultural Museum open|
Enhance recovery and strengthen organisational capacity after the devastating floods left the Brewarrina community isolated by temporarily increasing staffing at the Aboriginal Cultural Museum to boost the financial viability of the museum by capitalising on the returning tourists.
|Digital Literacy Foundation||Disaster Recovery Digital Mentoring - Hawkesbury Community Hubs|
Provide a 3-month pilot of digital mentoring to community members affected by bushfires and floods, increasing their use of emergency apps and essential online services, supporting disaster recovery and increasing resilience.
|Palmwoods Kindergarten Association||Dry Creeks and Drainage: Towards Environmental Sustainability at the PCK|
Encourage children’s learning and development through outdoor play by preserving the kindergarten’s sloping play area through erosion mitigation works following damage from the February 2022 flooding event.
|2019/20 Bushfire Recovery Projects|
|Australian Centre for Rural Entrepreneurship Limited||Bursaries to support community members from Black Summer bushfire impacted communities to attend the 2022 Social Enterprise World Forum’s Rural Gathering in North East Victoria (2-5 October 2022)|
Strengthening local leadership and volunteer capacity through attending an immersive social enterprise forum.
|Central Tilba Chamber Of Commerce Inc||Tilba Biosphere Reserve Feasibility Project|
Enhance and protect the Tilba region after the threat of Black Summer bushfires by undertaking a feasibility study to establish the Tilba District as a UNESCO-endorsed Biosphere Reserve.
|Central Tilba, NSW||$18,130|
|End Street Sleeping Collaboration Ltd||Connections Week - Regional NSW|
Ground truth evidenced-based methodology during Connections Week in March 2023 will capture the extent and profile of street sleepers in bushfire-impacted Mid-North Coast of NSW, assisting agencies to coordinate local support services, create systems change and reduce the number of street sleepers.
|Coffs Harbour, NSW||$10,000|
|Mid Coast Outreach Incorporated||Mid Coast Outreach Incorporated Stepping Up|
Enable Mid Coast Outreach to continue operating following staff burnout after floods following bushfires by contracting a Volunteer Manager and a Grant and Tender Officer to attract new volunteers and secure funding to support the communities’ diverse recovery needs.
|Mount Beauty Neighbourhood Centre Inc||Kitchen Makeover|
Improve capacity of neighbourhood centre to support bushfire recovery and preparedness by upgrading kitchen prior to the fire season.
|Mount Beauty, VIC||$25,000|
|Moyhu Recreation||Powering Forward into the Great Beyond|
Provide a safe gathering space for community members and increase preparedness for future disaster events by upgrading the electrical system at the Moyhu Recreation Reserve.
|Mudyala Aboriginal Corporation||Clarence Valley Close the Gap Day 2023|
Contribute to bushfire recovery by hosting a 'Close the Gap' cultural gathering event in Clarence Valley, featuring local Aboriginal entertainment/facilitators, strengthening connections, inclusiveness, and cultural healing.
|Resilient Uki Incorporated||Sharing the Love|
Increase community connectivity, organisational capacity and preparedness during a crisis by running a workshop to develop a tool that facilitates knowledge sharing to better support 'resilience hubs' in the region and improve operational processes.
|Sapphire Community Projects Incorporated||Nourishing the Bega Valley Community in a Challenging Future|
Enhance bushfire recovery and strengthen organisational capacity to meet the increasing demand on the service and the impending retirement of two key board members by developing a long-term strategic plan.
|Bega Valley, NSW||$25,000|
|The Mallacoota Wilderness Collective Inc||Project Manager to Assist Development of a Pod / Permanent Space for the Wilderness Collective|
Boost the organisational capacity of a volunteer community group and build local resilience by employing a project manager to develop a co-working community hub in Mallacoota.