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Volunteer Week says we’re ‘better together’ – and it’s very true

Natalie Egleton, Monday, 23rd May 2022 -  The theme for last week’s Volunteer Week rings very true for Natalie Egleton of the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal. The Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal (FRRR)

Rural community groups struggling under weight of keeping towns alive

Maggie Coggan, Thursday, 9th December 2021 -  “Without these services, their towns would simply wither and die.” Despite community organisations in rural and regional areas serving as the lifeblood of their communities, many

The key to a resilient regional community

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 22nd September 2021 -  New research shows that communities must be front and centre of disaster relief plans  With natural disasters becoming more frequent and intense, new research finds that community

Why DGR reform could boost collaboration in the philanthropic sector

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 20th May 2020 -  Sector leaders say Australia can learn from how community foundations operate overseas    Community philanthropy in Australia is being held back by regulations which make it harder

How are Aussie charities helping in the bushfire crisis?

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 7th January 2020 -  Australian charities are working tirelessly to help those in need as fires ravage the country Australia has been gripped by an unprecedented bushfire crisis that has affected more

New fund offers long-term support for rural communities after a disaster

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 11th September 2019 -  Australian rural communities are suffering from an increasing number of climate-related disasters. But with financial support often only available in the immediate aftermath

The Value of Small Grants in Rural and Regional Communities

Luke Michael, Monday, 4th June 2018 -  Grantmakers need to recognise the value of small grants and realise that “context is everything”, according to the CEO of the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal. After an 18

New Partnership to Support Mental Health in Rural Australian Communities

Luke Michael, Monday, 28th May 2018 -  A new partnership between two prominent foundations will look to support mental health in rural, regional and remote Australian communities. CCI Giving and the Foundation for Rural

Grants Sow the Seeds of Renewal in Regional Australia

Wendy Williams, Monday, 10th July 2017 -  Initiatives helping to build vibrant and sustainable rural communities are being called on to apply for a share of $250,000 of grant funding, as ANZ celebrates 15 years of “sowing

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Resilience in Rural Australia is Becoming a Core Competency

Natalie Egleton, Thursday, 30th March 2017 -  As Queensland looks to its recovery from Cyclone Debbie it’s timely to reflect on resilience, the challenges for communities and the need to develop a skillset that promotes greater…

Small Grants for Rural Communities Program Opens

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 23rd August 2016 -  Applications for one of the longest-running, national rural grants programs by the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal (FRRR) have opened across Australia. The 30th round

ANZ Commits $250,000 to Regional Education and Employment

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 26th July 2016 -  Grant applications for the ANZ’s Seeds of Renewal program have opened with the bank committing $250,000 in funding for education and employment projects in rural, regional and remote…
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