Repair-Restore-Renew (RRR)

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 ING Direct Foundation
 John T Reid Charitable Trusts
Doc Ross Foundation
Federal Government
FRRR Donation Accounts
Stand Up (Jewish Aid Foundation)
Tim Fairfax Family Foundation
Wilson HTM

The intention of the Repair-Restore-Renew (RRR) Program is to help communities recover by addressing needs that have emerged since the disaster event.

Funds are raised from the time of the event, however in keeping with FRRR’s Natural Disaster Framework, funds are not dispersed until 12 months after natural disaster has been declared.

This ensures support is available for the medium to long term recovery process. 

Grants for community recovery projects and activities that offer clear public benefit are available for communities living in areas severely affected by a declared Natural Disaster. 

2017 Disaster Events

FRRR is currently fundraising to support communities affected by natural disasters.  While those affected receive immediate and short-term assistance from State Governments and emergency relief groups, we know from experience that they will still need support in 12-18 months, when the focus has moved on to future disasters. You can help by donating now to help the medium to long-term recovery needs that will emerge.

We are currently raising funds to support:

  • Queensland and New South Wales communities impacted by Cyclone Debbie - March 2017
  • New South Wales areas impacted by Wurrumbungle Bushfires – February 2017

Previous funding rounds

The RRR program runs sub-programs for different disaster events. In most cases, there are multiple rounds of funding - although that depends on the support we receive from our donors and partners.

Round Focus Status
RRR 2013
  • Tasmania, NSW, Victoria bushfires - Jan 2013
  • Victorian bushfires - Jan / Feb 2013
  • South Coast NSW bushfires - Jan 2013
  • Northern NSW floods - Jan / Feb 2013
  • New South Wales bushfires - Oct 2013

Program closed

RRR 2011
This program helped communities affected by floods and cyclones in 2010 / 2011.

Program closed

RRR 2014
  • Victorian bushfires - Feb 2014
  • Barossa Valley & Eden Valley bushfires - Feb 2014
  • Perth Hills bushfire - Jan / Feb 2014
  • Severe Tropical Cyclone Christine - Jan / Feb 2014
Program closed


Case studies

Further information

Applicants are encouraged to contact the Program Manager by email or telephone on 1800 170 020 to discuss their project.

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