Small Grants for Rural Communities, Round 34

Applications are being invited for the latest round (Round 34) of the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal ‘Small Grants for Rural Communities’ for non-for-profit community based organisations.

Applications for Round 34 open on 13th August 2018 and close on 26th September 2018. 

Projects that address the following are encouraged to apply;

  • Building community resilience.
  • Developing organisational resilience and capacity
  • Enhancing environmental sustainability
  • Fostering cultural vibrancy
  • Lifelong education & training
  • Economic strength
  • Improving community health & social wellbeing

Projects and activities should offer a clear public benefit for communities in rural, regional and remote locations. Applications from communities with a population of 10,000 or less will receive priority. Organisations / projects demonstrating community partnerships are preferred to multiple applications from one community.

  • Projects must be for a charitable purpose (benefit the whole community).
  • Projects with clearly defined objectives, timeframes and evaluation strategies will be preferenced
  • While the criteria for this program is broad, we currently cannot fund operational and administration costs.
  • If your project involves working directly with children, your organisation should have policies and procedures around working with children, Working with Children Checks, and the handling of child abuse complaints, or the project may not be funded.Applications for Round 34 open 13 August and close 26 September, 2018.

Applications for Round 34 open on 13th August 2018 and close on 26th September 2018. 

For more information you can click on this link for the FRRR (Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal) website, call 1800 170 020 or email