Reports and Evaluations

Disaster Resilient: Future Ready
Disaster Resilient: Future Ready

FRRR and our partners are working on a project to help communities better prepare for disasters, and be more resilient should they eventuate.

Published
01-08-2016
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The lasting impacts: Pratt Foundation FRRR water projects
The lasting impacts: Pratt Foundation FRRR water projects

FRRR began partnering with the Pratt Foundation in 2002 to realise the vision, held by the late Richard Pratt, for more efficient water use and healthier ecosystems in Australia.

There were thirty community projects funded through this partnership and this report revisits five of them which reflect the diverse size and scale of funding, and to explore the legacy of targeting grants at community-led water projects.

Published
31-05-2016
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Leadership Programs for and in Rural, Regional and Remote Australia

This report explores the leadership programs in, and for, rural, regional and remote community leaders. It highlights available programs, as well as gaps and opportunities.

Published
04-11-2015

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Lessons in Disaster Recovery: Learning from FRRR's response to the 2009 Victorian Bushfires
Lessons in Disaster Recovery: Learning from FRRR's response to the 2009 Victorian Bushfires

This is a summary of an independent review of our collective response to the 2009 Victorian bushfires commissioned in late 2011.

The review of the outputs and outcomes of the twenty-one member philanthropic partnership was conducted by Helen Morris, thanks to a grant from Victorian Bushfire Reconstruction and Recovery Authority. It found that the collaborative philanthropic response to 2009 Victorian Bushfires has had a true impact on community recovery.

Published
09-01-2013
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Evaluation of Performance Over the First Ten Years and the Contribution FRRR Makes to Rural and Regional Australia
Evaluation of Performance Over the First Ten Years and the Contribution FRRR Makes to Rural and Regional Australia

FRRR’s first 10 years highlights significant successes …

The Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal (FRRR) distributed more than $25 million in grants over its first ten years.  During this period, FRRR has demonstrated strengths in the effectiveness, efficiency and reach of its programs as this evaluation attests.

Published
02-08-2010
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Rural Education Program, Fourth Report 2008 -2010
Rural Education Program, Fourth Report 2008 -2010
Rural Education Program (REP) was established in 2002, as a program of Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal, by private donors as a short-term response to their concerns about the effect of drought on children living in rural and remote areas of Australia. The six Founding Donors have personally donated and attracted other donors to FRRR th[more]
Published
01-02-2010
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Rural Education Program, Third Report 2008
Rural Education Program, Third Report 2008

When Rural Education Program (REP) began in 2003 it was meant to run for two years, to assist children during the drought. Such a short time ago, we believed that droughts came and went, and that REP would only be needed during the (then) current drought. We now know that drought is likely to be the normal condition of many parts of Australia and there will be continuing effects on the education of rural children.

Published
07-07-2008
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Rural Education Program, Second Report 2004 -2006
Rural Education Program, Second Report 2004 -2006
Therese Sevil has two kids, but from Monday to Friday her family expands to seven, when five other children from properties around Bollon, seven hours west of Brisbane, come and stay with her at the Bollon District Children’s Residence. They live too far from town (population about 300) to travel daily to primary school so they stay in tow[more]
Published
10-07-2006
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Rural Education Program, First Report 2003 -2004
Rural Education Program, First Report 2003 -2004

The Rural Education Program (REP) seeks to ensure that quality education remains accessible to children in rural and remote communities regardless of weather and financial adversity. Through collaboration with local agencies and sponsored partnerships with individuals and corporations, the REF will be able to extend the educational resources and individualised learning support that rural students need and deserve.

Published
12-07-2004
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