Agriculture, Community, Rural & Regional

Networks to Build Drought Resilience

Funder:  Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal

Grant Background: The Australian Government’s Future Drought Fund provides a sustainable source of funding to help remote, rural and regional communities, and farmers, become more prepared for, and resilient to, the impacts of drought. The Fund is part of the Government’s Drought Response, Resilience and Preparedness Plan.

The Networks to Build Drought Resilience Program is one of the Fund’s foundation programs. It is designed to build community capacity by strengthening social and community networking, support, engagement and wellbeing.

The aim is to build an enduring resilience to the impacts of climate change, drought, and enhance the public good in agriculture-dependent communities.

$ Available: Up to $150 000.00.

Eligibility:   To apply, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Applicant organisation must be a not-for-profit organisation with an ABN or Incorporation Certificate.Organisations with or without DGR-1 endorsement are eligible.
  • The proposed project must be for charitable purposes and offer clear public benefit.
  • Organisations can submit one application per grant round.
  • Projects must benefit communities in remote, rural, or regional Australia that are agriculture-dependent.

 Key Dates: Closes 15 November 2021.

For More Information or to Apply: CLICK HERE

Happy to chat if you need a hand with your application and please share this grant opportunity with anyone who may be interested. Good luck, Melanie

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