Current Not-for-Profit Fundraising Accounts

The following Not-for-Profit Fundraising Accounts are currently open and accepting donations for projects which include infrastructure, social inclusion and social capital, capacity building (only if a charitable organisation) and disaster recovery. Click on the links below for more information about each account, and to make a donation.

Current Not-For-Profit Fundraising Accounts

Summary of project

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State

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Australian Centre for Rural Entrepreneurship (ACRE) - Various Projects
The Australian Centre for Rural Entrepreneurship (ACRE) project seeks to provide young Australians with entrepreneurship education and direct support to incubate and accelerate great ideas that rejuvenate and sustain rural communities.

Various

National

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Australian Community Philanthropy - Enabling Sustainable Regional Community Philanthropy Appeal
The Enabling Sustainable Regional Community Philanthropy Appeal is an approved project of FRRR which will build the capacity of Australian Community Philanthropy (ACP) to support rural and regional Community Foundations and furnish them with tools and resources to raise awareness of their organisations and assist them to identify and meet the unique needs of their communities.

Various National

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Baw Baw Shire Council - West Gippsland Regional Arts Centre Upgrade
Baw Baw Shire Council is partnering with the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal (FRRR) to enable effective fundraising for the upgrade of the West Gippsland Regional Arts Centre. 
The West Gippsland Regional Arts Centre is an important meeting place and is being upgraded to give our community the opportunity to participate in amazing experiences that will nurture imaginations and inspire creativity.

Warragul and the Greater Gippsland VIC

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Energy Innovation Co-operative Ltd - Southern CORE Fund

Energy Innovation Co-operative Ltd supports small rural communities in and around Bass Coast, South Gippsland and surrounds to install renewable energy and energy efficiency measures, helping to cut their power bills and put vital investment back into their primary activities. Your donation will help build the Southern CORE (Community Owned Renewable Energy) Fund.

Community groups can apply for no-interest loans to fund solar panels, solar hot water or energy efficiency measures. Interest-free loans are paid back to the Fund from energy savings, to support future projects. Every dollar donated is invested over and over again. 

Bass Coast / South Gippsland VIC

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Enova Community Ltd - Energy Education Project
Enova Community is the not-for-profit arm of Enova Community Energy Ltd. It is the community owned social enterprise that exists to carry out energy education and social benefit projects in the Byron Bay / Northern Rivers regions of NSW.

Byron Bay / Northern Rivers NSW

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Farina Restoration Group

The Farina Restoration Group restores the abandoned township of Farina, SA, with annual volunteer and student work programs since 2009. The Group provides interest, training and awareness to all visitors to the area, whilst ensuring that the knowledge of this important part of Australia's outback history is perpetuated.

Read more - Fixing Farina: another step in this historic restoration
Farina SA

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Farina Restoration Group - Policing Pioneers Appeal
The Farina Restoration Group is fundraising via FRRR to erect story boards outlining some of the achievements, trials and tribulations associated with policing pioneers in Farina, and to restore the police station, cells and residence of the serving officers.

Farina SA

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Farmers for Climate Action Ltd - Establishment Project
Damage to our climate has forced us to adapt the way we farm, but science tells us worse is on the way if the world doesn't act. That’s why we are collectively calling for stronger action to reduce carbon pollution from all levels of government, and in our sector.
Australian farmers can be part of the solution. Renewable energy, like solar and wind power, can help rural and regional Australia not just survive, but thrive. So, let’s grasp the opportunities!

Various National

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Friends of St Brigid's Association Inc - St Brigid’s Australian Irish Cultural, Community & Heritage Centre
The Friends of St Brigid's (FoSB) Association Inc are a community organisation formed in 2006 after the closure of the Church and Hall. They aim to ensure the buildings are not sold into private ownership and continue to serve the community they were built for as an Australian Irish Cultural, Community and Heritage Centre.
Read more - Building an Irish Cultural, Community and Heritage Centre

Koroit VIC

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Friends of the Wombat Hill Botanic Gardens - Wombat Hill Renewal Project
The Friends of the Wombat Hill Botanic Gardens are committed to maintaining and renewing the hidden treasure that is Daylesford's Wombat Hill Botanic Gardens.
The Friends are raising funds to implement the master plan for the Gardens, commissioned in collaboration with Hepburn Shire Council. The master plan provides a road map for the renewal and reinvigoration of the gardens, which are a community asset of historic importance and great beauty enjoyed by the local community and visitors alike. 

Daylesford VIC

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Geelong Grammar School - Institute of Positive Education - Outreach Teacher Training
This appeal will work to share Positive Education as widely as possible throughout Australia and to encourage adults to embed these positive psychology tools in their teaching, mentoring and rearing of children. Activities supported by the account will include:  training, consulting, mentoring, publication of materials, designing bespoke programmes, research projects on Positive Education, public lectures and information sessions. 

Alice Springs NT

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Geelong Grammar School - Institute of Positive Education Project
Geelong Grammar School’s Institute of Positive Education promotes wellbeing through education throughout Australia, with specific emphasis on improving the wellbeing of those living in rural and regional areas, by offering Positive Education training and by collaborating on Positive Education research projects.

Geelong VIC

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Great Murray Darling Junction Interpretative Facility
The Great Murray Darling Junction Interpretative Facility Inc is a community group dedicated to promoting the reinvigoration and further development of the Island Reserve in Wentworth, incorporating relevant interpretative material displays on the walkway to the iconic junction point of Australia's greatest river system.

Wentworth NSW

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Hindmarsh Shire Council - Nhill Early Years Centre
The Nhill Early Years Centre will provide a modern environment for local children that will assist their learning and development. It will not only bring all the early years activities under one roof but also provide desperately needed space to care for and educate all children.

Nhill VIC

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Landcare NSW - Sustaining Landcare Project
Landcare NSW is a grassroots movement that promotes and advocates for ecologically sustainable development in NSW. We are looking to develop long-term relationships with individuals and organisations that share our ethos and commitment to the environment and have the ability to support us to continue our work. Your support would help Landcare NSW strengthen the infrastructure that supports the local operations of Landcare groups. We would be pleased to work with you to ensure your funding is directed in ways that are important to you.

Various NSW

 

LightnUp Inc - Community Arts Building Project
LightnUp Inc is a community based arts organisation who creates artwork inspired by light and shadow. This project raises funds for a new multi-purpose community arts building, which will also be their headquarters.
Read more - LightnUp in Lismore

Lismore NSW

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LightnUp Inc - Creative Projects
LightnUp Inc creates artwork inspired by light and shadow and works with communities to tell their stories and create celebration. LightnUp partners with FRRR to fundraise for subsidised programs to make their creative workshops accessible to communities in other regions.

Lismore NSW

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Lockhart & District Historical Society - Greens Gunyah Museum "Double the Space, Double the History" Project
The Lockhart & District Historical Society has partnered with FRRR to enable tax effective fundraising to significantly expand the Museum into the adjacent Billabong Motors building. This will increase the display area enabling redesign and enhancement of the machinery displays utilising technology and storyboards. Funds raised through the appeal will also be used to make the museum accessible to all members of the public, as currently there is limited disabled access. 

Lockhart NSW

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Pam Gunn Memorial Axedale Trust
This project primarily seeks to assist disadvantaged young children in the Axedale region of Victoria. The Pam Gunn Memorial Trust will work in close collaboration with, and through, the Axedale Primary School and the Axedale Kindergarten to identify and counteract, as far as possible, the damage that disadvantage does to young children and as a result make their adult lives better and happier.

Axedale VIC

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Queensland Rural, Regional and Remote Women’s Network Inc (QRRRWN) - Capacity and Sustainability Project
The Queensland Rural, Regional and Remote Women’s Network Inc (QRRRWN) is partnering with The Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal (FRRR) to support rural, regional and remote Queensland women to access training and self-development through its capacity and sustainability project.

Various QLD

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Rotary Club of Orange - Canobolas Academy Community Assistance Project
The Rotary Club of Orange Inc. is partnering with The Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal (FRRR) to support the Canobolas Rural Technology High School in Orange NSW to fundraise to implement the Big Picture “Canobolas Academy”. This is a new design for schooling and learning within the existing school - focused on better supporting local youth who are currently disengaged with learning and at risk of discontinuing their education.

Orange NSW

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Rotary Club of Mission Beach Inc - Water Park / Splash Pad Project 
This cyclone Yasi recovery initiative will create a safe place for children of Mission Beach to play with their families and friends. It will also attract visitors to the Mission Beach beachfront, bringing much needed visitor dollars to the area.

Mission Beach QLD

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Rural Immersion Ltd - Rural Experience Project
Rural Immersion Ltd conducts ‘The Rural Experience’ – a program that gives senior high school students from metropolitan areas an experience of life in a rural community and an understanding of the diverse range of career opportunities in rural areas to stimulate movement to rural communities. 

Longreach QLD

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Seville War Memorial Committee - Seville War Memorial
The Seville War Memorial Committee, in conjunction with the local community, is proud to be building a War Memorial in Seville. This is an approved project of the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal (FRRR). The War Memorial will be a contemporary artistic design, aimed at establishing an iconic tourist/local attraction. The Memorial will honour all the Seville residents who served, acknowledge those who made the ultimate sacrifice and have an additional focus on Captain George Ingram: The Yarra Valley’s only recipient of the Victoria Cross - the Commonwealth’s highest award for valour on the battlefield.

Seville VIC

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Friends of the Hamilton Botanic Gardens - Heritage Reinstatement Project
The Heritage Reinstatement Project for the Hamilton Botanic Gardens is a component of the 2015 Masterplan, with the initial aim to redevelop the flight aviary and its surrounds, thus maintaining the zoological content that has been an integral part of the gardens since 1885. This is one of many projects aimed at the implementation of the Masterplan and will continue the Gardens’ historical and cultural significance for the local and wider community. 
Hamilton VIC Download form

The Growing Abundance Project - Local Food, No Waste
The Growing Abundance Project is partnering with the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal (FRRR) to enable effective fundraising for four flagship programs:

  • Harvest from registered backyard trees and orchards, sharing produce between volunteers and the community; 
  • Canteens feeding local school children simple, nutritious local food; 
  • The Hub Plot a demonstration urban garden; and 
  • CAKE (Castlemaine Abundance Kitchen Enterprise) a catering, local feasts, preserving and food education project.
Castlemaine VIC

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Victorian Regional Community Leadership Program Secretariat Inc - VRCLP Scholarship Fund
The Victoria Regional Community Leadership Program’s aim is to increase diversity of participation in Regional Community Leadership Programs through a Scholarship Fund to ensure greater representation of population demographics in line with the ongoing commitment to ensure programs are accessible for all.
Various VIC

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VRCLP: Alpine Valleys Community Leadership Scholarship Fund
Enabling tax effective fundraising to provide at least one scholarship to participate in the Alpine Valleys Community Leadership program.

Albury (NSW), Alpine, Benalla, Indigo, Mansfield, Moira, Towong, Wangaratta, Wodonga VIC / NSW

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VRCLP: Fairley Leadership Scholarship Fund
Enabling tax effective fundraising to provide at least one scholarship to participate in the Fairley Leadership program.

Benalla, Campaspe, Greater Shepparton, Mitchell, Moira, Murrindindi, Strathbogie VIC

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VRCLP: Gippsland Community Leadership Scholarship Fund
Enabling tax effective fundraising to provide at least one scholarship to participate in the Gippsland Community Leadership program.

Bass Coast, Baw Baw, East Gippsland, Latrobe, South Gippsland, Wellington VIC

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VRCLP: Leaders for Geelong Scholarship Fund
Enabling tax effective fundraising to provide at least one scholarship to participate in the Leaders for Geelong program.

Colac Otway, Golden Plains, Greater Geelong, Queenscliff, Surf Coast VIC

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VRCLP: Leadership Ballarat + Western Region Scholarship Fund
Enabling tax effective fundraising to provide at least one scholarship to participate in the Leadership Ballarat + Western Region community leadership program.

Ararat, Ballarat, Golden Plains, Hepburn, Moorabool, Pyrenees VIC

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VRCLP: Leadership Great South Coast Scholarship Fund

Enabling tax effective fundraising to provide at least one scholarship to participate in the Leadership Greath South Coast program.

Colac Otway, Corangamite, Glenelg, Moyne, Southern Grampians, Warrnambool VIC

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VRCLP: Leadership WImmera Scholarship Fund
Enabling tax effective fundraising to provide at least on scholarshp to participate in the Leadership Wimmera program.

Hindmarsh, Horsham, Northern Grampians, West Wimmera, Yarriambiack VIC

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VRCLP: Loddon Murray Community Leadership Scholarship Fund
Enabling tax effective fundraising to provide at least one scholarship to participate in the Loddon Murray Community Leadership program.

Buloke, Campaspe, Central Goldfields, Gannawarra, Greater Bendigo, Loddon, Macedon Ranges, Mount Alexander, Swan Hill VIC

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VRCLP: Northern Mallee Leaders Scholarship Fund
Enabling tax effective fundraising to provide at least one scholarship to participate in the Northern Mallee Leaders program.

Mildura, Swan Hill and Wentworth (NSW) VIC / NSW

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VRCLP: Rivers & Ranges Community Leadership Scholarship Fund
Enabling tax effective fundraising to provide at least one scholarship to participate in the Rivers & Ranges Community Leadership program.

Mitchell, Murrindindi, Nillumbik, Whittlesea, Yarra Ranges VIC

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Wycheproof Community Resource Centre - Community Transport Project

The Wycheproof Community Car is a project managed by the Wycheproof Community Resource Centre, a not-for-profit organisation supporting the community since 1989. The Community Car provides local residents with transport to and from medical appointments across Victoria and is operated on a voluntary basis. Funds raised via this Donation Account will help cover the ongoing costs of this much-needed service. 

Wycheproof VIC

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Friends of Hanging Rock - Publication - Hanging Rock: A History

Friends of Hanging Rock are producing the first comprehensive history of Hanging Rock which is to be published in October 2017.

The stories of the traditional owners, the geology, flora and fauna, European imaginings of this strange place, and the farming and leisure uses of Hanging Rock remain obscure. “The Rock” has had a profound impact on Australian cultural identity and as such this is a story which needs to be told.

Woodend VIC

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Gundagai Regional Enhancement Group - Rail Trail Project

Gundagai Regional Enhancement Group (GREG) is partnering with FRRR to enable effective fundraising to provide support to Council to prepare a detailed development study for the proposed Gundagai Rail Trail. It will be a 32km shared trail from Coolac to Tumblong along the decommissioned Tumut Branch Line Corridor.

Gundagai NSW

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Upper Murray Innovation Foundation - Upper Murray Rural Services

The Corryong Neighbourhood Centre (CNC), whose purpose is to support a socially connected, educated and sustainable community, established the Upper Murray Innovation Foundation as a community foundation to provide facilities, funding and assistance for the provision of learning and skills development for people in need of direct support to find their way back to integration into the community.

They are fundraising to support the CNC’s 2nd social enterprise venture, Upper Murray Rural Services, based on a locally developed model, to provide employment, training, community engagement and long term sustainability in a remote, rural region in North East Victoria.

Walwa VIC

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Central West Leadership Academy - Establishment Fund

The Central West Leadership Academy is a year 3-12 magnet school for gifted and talented leaders of the Central West. This is a school that gives back to the region; it keeps our bright young minds local while giving them a world class education and skills for their future. Our school will thrive through community engagement - you can show your support by donating to the Central West Leadership Academy Establishment Fund.

Dubbo and Central West NSW

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Mange Management - Bare Nosed Wombat Conservation Project

Mange Management runs an ongoing program to treat free-living wombats living with mange to conserve the species. Mange Management is raising funds to continue the distribution of free treatment kits, advice and support to landowners and other volunteers, enabling them to treat wombats that would otherwise suffer and die.

Eildon, Gembrook, Gippsland East, Hastings, Monbulk, Gippsland South, Ovens Valley, Narracan, Morwell, Macedon VIC

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Bronze, Bill the Bastard Limited - Memorial Statue

Bronze, Bill the Bastard Limited was established with the specific purpose of raising funds to bronze a statue of the stoic warhorse to preserve and celebrate the local Light Horse history and heritage. Once the bronzing is complete, the statue of Bill and his five riders will be unveiled in Murrumburrah NSW to commemorate the end of WW1.

Murrumburrah NSW

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Southern Highlands Botanic Gardens - SHBG Project

The Southern Highlands Botanic Gardens in Bowral, NSW, is now under development. Funding is sought for the continuing establishment of a regionally significant botanic gardens, visitors centre and home to The Australian School of Gardening.

Bowral NSW

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Community Plus Inc. - Establishment of the Southern Tablelands Community Foundation

The goal of Community Plus Inc. is to work with the communities of the NSW Southern Tablelands region to create a charitable organisation that will support and promote regional philanthropy and support local communities to invest in their own future.

Southern Tablelands Region NSW

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Collaboration for Impact - Regional Communities Collaborate for Impact

Collaboration for Impact is fundraising to enable rural, regional and remote communities to tackle complex social problems leading to large scale impact through collaboration by: building the infrastructure to provide communities with direct and online access to knowledge, tools, learning and development for effective collaborative responses, and providing intensive development to 10 collaborative whole community initiatives over three years.

Various National

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The Next Economy - Training, Education & Community Projects and Support Project

FRRR partners with The Next Economy (TNE) to build the capacity of organisations and individuals to start economic initiatives that are good for people and the planet through training and other educational activities and direct project support. FRRR also supports TNE to strengthen their operational capacity to enable the educational programs to be delivered for the benefit of all regional Australians.

Various National

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