Industries and Places

A number of our donors have strong connections with either different geographic areas across Australia, or with particular industries.

We work with them, in consultation with local community organisations, to design and implement appropriate industry and place-based programs to address issues and needs.

FRRR has a proud history of funding local place-based programs in rural and regional Australia - here is a list of closed place-based programs that have had significant and positive impacts on the local communities.

The following programs are currently available.

Grant Program Summary Status Key dates
Aussie Cotton Farmers Grow Communities

This program allows cotton farmers in Qld or NSW to nominate a community group in their local area to receive a $5,000 grant. Community members can also suggest a group or project for a farmer to nominate.

CLOSED Grant recipients announced
Social Innovation Fund: Eden Futures

Regional program that aims to encourage & support students’ transition from school into education & employment through the development of activities that focus on education re-engagement, skill development & links to employment in Eden, NSW.

CLOSED Grant recipients announced
Gardiner Dairy Foundation Working in Dairy Communities Small Grants

Regional program that aims to strengthen small Victorian dairy communities, to help build their capacity to deal with local issues, and enhance existing community infrastructure.

CLOSED Applications being assessed
Innovation for Community Impact (I4CI) - Rd3 - grants up to $20,000

Grants up to $20,000 to help address the needs of children in out-of-home care, vulnerable teens, including young offenders and community members facing domestic violence in selected regional NSW LGAs.

OPEN Applications close 23 June 2017

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