Grant Calendar

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FRRR has a number of grants that open at different times of the year. Most of our grants are recurrent, and generally offered around the same time each year.

Our grant calendar allows you to check the current status of each program and the respective opening and closing dates. There are unique program guidelines and application forms for each FRRR program. Click on the program to find out more details about each program, including how to apply.

Grant calendar (NOTE: all applications close at 5pm Vic time)

Grant Program Summary Status Key dates
School and Beyond

School and Beyond is designed to help young people affected by the 2009 Victorian bushfires. Organisations that work with young people from fire-affected communities are encouraged to contact a School and Beyond program partner.

ASSESSING Contact FRRR for Partner Information
Enhancing Country Health Outcomes (ECHO)

The Enhancing Country Health Outcomes (ECHO) grant program aims to improve primary health outcomes for people living in rural, regional and remote New South Wales and Victoria.

AWARDED R2 opens 2020
FRRR ABC Heywire Youth Innovation Grants

Grants to help rural communities tackle the issues concerning young people across rural, regional and remote Australia.

CLOSED Awarded
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.

CLOSED Awarded
ANZ Seeds of Renewal

An ANZ funded program that aims to help build thriving communities in rural, regional and remote areas of Australia through the provision of grants. Seeds of Renewal also offers information technology (IT) equipment, thanks to ANZ’s technology par...

CLOSED Awarded
In a Good Place

In a Good Place is a national grants program that provides support for community-driven initiatives that reduce social isolation, increase social participation and connectedness, and encourage people in rural, regional and remote communities who a...

CLOSED Awarded
Community Group Futures

The Community Group Futures program is aimed at helping not-for-profit organisations affected by the 2009 Victorian bushfires to think beyond day to day operations and look ahead to ensure they can meet ongoing community needs.

CLOSED Assessing
Grants for Resilience & Wellness (GR&W)

Program with the specific focus of providing assistance towards community-strengthening and resilience-building projects for communities affected by the 2009 Victorian bushfires to build strength and capacity for the future.

CLOSED Assessing
Caring for Ageing Rural Australians (CARA) - Victoria

A targeted program designed to benefit and support older people living in small rural and remote communities in Victoria.

CLOSED Awarded
Back to School (BTS)

National program that helps rural and remote children and young people access quality educational experiences by providing vouchers from Target or local retailers, to students in need, and their families. 

CLOSED Awarded
Strengthening Rural Communities (Always Open)

Grants for communities in small rural, regional and remote locations in Australia. This program has two tiers of funding: Small and Vital supports projects with grants up to $10,000; and Larger Leverage supports projects with grants from $10,001 to $...

OPEN Applications due 24 March. LL EOIs closed. R4 assessing.
Visy Tumut Region Recovery Fund

The Pratt Foundation Visy Tumut Region Recovery Fund supports local not-for-profit organisations and community groups delivering locally-led projects and activities that endeavour to support people in the Snowy Valleys Council region with their re...

OPEN Closes 28 Feb
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.

OPEN Closes 16 Mar
Tackling Tough Times Together (Always Open)

The Tackling Tough Times Together program helps communities access the resources they need to support one another through the drought. Open year round, grants up to $20,000 and $60,000 are available, with EOIs invited for grants up to $150,000.

OPEN Round 17 Applications Due 28 May - EOIs due 16 April; R16 Assessing

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