Grant Calendar

Grants Gateway Return to applications

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
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
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 Awarded
Back to School (BTS) - Bushfire Response

Special program in response to the 2019/2010 bushfires 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 in fi...

CLOSED Awarded
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
Westpac Foundation Community Grants

Westpac Foundation has partnered with FRRR to offer Westpac Foundation's Rural Community Grants to rural and regional communities. These grants provide support for education and training projects that offer a pathway to employment and a way out of...

CLOSED Awarded
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 Victoria and New South Wales.

CLOSED 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...

CLOSED Awarded
Aussie Cotton Farmers Grow Communities

This program allows cotton farmers in QLD, NSW, VIC or Northern Australia to nominate a community group in their local area to receive a $5,000 grant.

CLOSED Assessing
News Corp Bushfire Fund Grants

News Corp has partnered with FRRR to provide support to not-for-profit community organisations delivering locally led projects and activities that endeavour to support people in their recovery as a result of the 2019/2020 bushfires. 

CLOSED Assessing
In a Good Place

In a Good Place is a national grants program funded by CCI Giving that provides support for community-driven initiatives that reduce social isolation, increase social participation and connectedness, and encourage people in rural, regional and rem...

CLOSED Assessing
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 Assessing
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
GR&W Kinglake Ranges

Program with the specific focus on providing support for community-strengthening, resilience-building and small infrastructure projects in the Kinglake Ranges, following the 2009 Victorian Bushfires.

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
SRC: Small Grants and Bushfire Recovery

Grants for communities in small rural, regional and remote locations in Australia. This is our flagship granting program, supporting a broad range of grassroots, community-led initiatives that directly and clearly benefit local communities, with a...

OPEN R7 Apps due 24 Nov
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 a two stage application process invited fo...

OPEN Round 18 Assessing; R19 Apps due 22 October

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