2018 archived FRRR Media Releases

Welcome to our News & Views section. Here we share all of our media releases relating to programs and other important information relating to our organisation. 

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For any media enquiries relating to FRRR, please email Julie Weldon or call 0423 110 802.

Date Story heading Story summary
7 May 2018 More than $240,000 available to support ongoing recovery of communities affected by Cyclone Debbie

The Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal (FRRR) is encouraging eligible not-for-profit groups in communities most severely impacted by Cyclone Debbie and subsequent flooding in Queensland and New South Wales to apply for grants of up to $15,000 to assist their ongoing recovery.

14 Feb 2018 Grants available to support rural communities where they need it most

The next round of FRRR's Small Grants for Rural Communities (SGRC) program is now open. More than $350,000 is available in grants of up to $5,000 to enable local not-for-profit groups to implement projects and activities that strengthen their communities. Priority is given to projects in communities of 10,000 people or fewer.

29 Jan 2018 Gardiner Dairy Foundation offers grants to Victorian dairy communities

The Gardiner Dairy Foundation and FRRR will run free grant-seeker workshops in Victorian dairy communities, ahead of the opening of the Working in Dairy Communities Small Grants program. Through this program, grants of up to $5,000 will be available to positively impact those living in Victorian dairy communities.

15 Jan 2018 Young people and rural communities get a boost from Domino's Give for Good grants

Twenty-six not-for-profit groups will share in just under $110,000 thanks to the second round of the Domino's Give for Good small grant program.The funds will help grass-roots organisations to deliver community-led projects that build stronger rural and regional communities across Australia. Projects focus on education or youth initiatives, leadership and entrepreneurship, and improving preparedness and recovery from natural disasters.

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