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Amy runs and raises over $7,000 for the bush!

Big shout-out to Amy Pursehouse for her amazing fundraising effort for drought affected farming communities via the Aussie Farmers Foundation. Amy is our biggest individual drought campaign fundraiser raising an amazing $7,208. She is a passionate runner and committed to five runs as part of her campaign, starting with the Bridge to Brisbane on 26th [...]

December 4th, 2018|Aussie Farmers Foundation, Rural, Uncategorized, women|0 Comments

$50,000 in grants to support mental health & wellbeing

Farming families in Australia have been doing it tough for a long time now and our donors have continued to dig deep to support them. As a result we've announced a total of $50,000 in new grants to support the mental health and wellbeing of farmers via Lifeline, Red Cross and Aussie Helpers: $10,000 has [...]

November 26th, 2018|2018 Grants, Grants|0 Comments

Grassroots Grants 2018 Announced

The Aussie Farmers Foundation has awarded grants worth over $70,000 as part of the 2018 Grassroots grant program to three fantastic projects supporting Australian farming communities. CareFlight, Rural Aid and Albury Wodonga Regional FoodShare will roll out projects directly benefitting rural and regional communities in Queensland, NSW and Victoria. The Aussie Farmers Foundation funds projects [...]

October 12th, 2018|2018 Grants, Aussie Farmers Foundation, Grants, Rural|0 Comments

Donations go to Meals for Mates in Drought

We're helping to deliver rural food relief in NSW and Queensland communities impacted by drought with a $15,000 grant towards Foodbank's drought relief drive - thanks to the support of our generous donors. The $15,000 grant is under our Meals for Mates partnership with Foodbank - Australia’s largest food relief organisation - to support rural [...]

September 4th, 2018|2018 Grants, Aussie Farmers Foundation, Grants|0 Comments

Racing wheelbarrows to support the bush

Yes, there's a Great Wheelbarrow Race and we're the lucky recipients of the hard work by students from St Joseph's Nudgee College in Brisbane to fundraise for farming communities. A group of students who took part in this year's race have donated $10,000 to the Aussie Farmers Foundation. The race is a three-stage team relay [...]

September 4th, 2018|Aussie Farmers Foundation, Uncategorized|0 Comments

$15,000 grant to tackle tough times in drought

Thanks to our incredible and caring supporters who've donated so generously to our drought campaign, we've made a grant of $15,000 to the Tackling Tough Times Together drought program to support affected communities in NSW and Queensland. Tackling Tough Times Together - run by the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal - provides grants for [...]

September 4th, 2018|Aussie Farmers Foundation, Grants, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Libraries are popping up across Victoria

Kids are already enjoying books on health and wellbeing thanks to 2017 Rural Hero winner Pop Up Libraries Pop Up Libraries have already been set up in Victoria's north east, in the towns of Whitefield, Moyhu, Cheshunt, Mt Beauty and Mansfield while the central Victorian towns of Donald, Boort, Charlton, Wycheproof and Warracknabeal are currently [...]

June 18th, 2018|2017 Grants, Aussie Farmers Foundation, Grants|0 Comments

Join Team Aussie Farmers Foundation

Get fit & fundraise for our farmers Did you know that when you walk or run in events like Sydney's City2Surf and Run Melbourne you can fundraise for us? You'll find Team Aussie Farmers Foundation for both Run Melbourne and City 2 Surf here: - Run Melbourne: click here - City2Surf: click here Or you [...]

June 18th, 2018|Aussie Farmers Foundation|0 Comments

Congratulations to the winning 2017 Archibull schools!

Aussie Farmers Foundation was proud to be a partner of the Archibull prize and Young Farming Champions in 2017, as part of the innovative Art4Agriculture program. The Archibulls see urban and rural schools research an agricultural industry and showcase their findings through artwork – specifically a fibreglass cow! We loved celebrating with the finalists and [...]

April 9th, 2018|Aussie Farmers Foundation, Grants|0 Comments

Aussie Farmers Foundation Update

Aussie Farmers Foundation was extremely sad to hear the news about the closure of Aussie Farmers Direct. We want to reassure our supporters that Aussie Farmers Foundation is continuing to operate in its capacity as a non-profit charity supporting Australian farming communities. Whilst Aussie Farmers Direct was a key supporter in the establishment of Aussie [...]

March 20th, 2018|2017 Grants, Aussie Farmers Foundation, Grants|0 Comments