Wed. Apr 17th, 2024

The region has welcomed funding for several groups under rounds 18 and 19 of the Australian Government and FRRR Strengthening Rural Communities program.

These grants are awarded for projects that support small yet vital community needs, disaster resilience and COVID-19 recovery initiatives.

Check out who across our region has been lucky enough to make the list:

  • Boggabri Women’s Shed – $1,900 for a sewing room
  • Glen Innes & District Historical Society – $5,179 to upgrade Community Facilities
  • The Youth Impact Foundation Limited on behalf of The Catalytic Impact Institute – $10,000 to support engagement with young people in Moree
  • Moree Cultural Art Foundation Limited – $10,000 to provide free art classes for people living with a disability or mental illness
  • Isolated Children’s Parents Association (ICPA) of NSW Incorporated on behalf of ICPA Walgett Branch – $20,000 for an ICPA Garden Day
  • Anglican Community Services – $24,940 to distribute waterproof preparedness packs at workshops and recovery events across the Moree Plains Shire in 2024
  • Murrurundi Matters Inc – $9,043 for the Provision of Speech Therapy to Murrurundi Primary School and Preschool Students
  • Lions Club of Werris Creek Inc – $4,500 to Refurbish and Revitalise a Community Street Stall / Kiosk
  • New England Conservatorium of Music Ltd – $10,000 for a NECOM Music Outreach Program
  • Anglican Community Services Moree – $24,940 for Preparedness Pack Project

Round 20 applications close 26 February 2024. For more information and to apply, visit: https://frrr.org.au/funding/place/src-rebuilding-regional-communities/