The Foundation for Rural Regional Renewal (FRRR) has a large variety of grants and funding for the rebuilding of communities, and round 13 is now open with a total of $800,000 available for the Rebuilding Regional Communities (RRC) stream.
The funding is available for a broad range of grassroots, community-led initiatives that assist communities to recover from and adapt to the impacts of the COVID pandemic, and is available in all remote, rural and regional regions in all States and Territories.
The stream has two funding tiers:
Grants up to $10,000 for communities with less than 50,000 people.
Grants up to $50,000 for communities that are classified as remote, rural or regional as defined by the Australian Bureau of Statistics’ Australian Geography Standards. This grant will be offered twice a year, until November 2023.
Grants may be eligible for community-led projects or initiatives that:
A broad range of charitable projects are considered under this program, including:
Expression of interests for round 13 are due by April 12, 2022 and applications close May 31, 2022.
There is a future round scheduled to open on June 1, 2022.