Funder: Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal (FRRR)
Grant Background: Through the provision of grants, the aim of the News Corp Bushfire Fund Grant is to address a range of needs, including but not limited to:
- Community infrastructure and equipment that strengthens volunteer community groups and their activities;
- Emergency equipment and facilities;
- Mental health and wellbeing; and
- Rebuilding communities – from infrastructure repairs or upgrades, to governance, capacity building or operational support.
$ Available: Up to $25 000.00.
Eligibility: To apply, you must meet the following criteria:
- Be a not-for-profit community-based organisation in Australia that was impacted by the 2019/2020 bushfires;
- Be a not-for-profit, community-based organisation with an ABN or Incorporation Certificate;
- Project must offer clear public benefit (i.e. has a charitable purpose);
- Organisations with or without DGR endorsement are eligible to apply;
- Organisations whose last financial year’s annual Revenue was at least $50,000 and under $5 million;
- Organisations who primarily operate to support Australians belonging to one or more of the target groups:
- Indigenous Australians;
- Refugee & Asylum Seekers;
- Women at risk;
- Youth at risk (>12 years of age);
- People who are homeless or at risk of homelessness;
- People who have experienced family or domestic violence;
- People living with a disability (including carers);
- People living with a mental health issue (including carers).
- Organisations whose activities are primarily aimed at addressing disadvantage and improving social inclusion for individuals within the target groups in education and training opportunities (ages 12 and over) and/or employment pathways;
- An organisation is eligible to submit one application per grant round;
- Projects must be in a remote, rural or regional area.
Key Dates: Closes 17 February 2021.
Link: 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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