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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

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

Grassroots grants are rolling out!

We're thrilled that projects funded by the 2017 Grassroots grant program are rolling out across Australia in support of people living in rural and remote Australia. Rural & Remote Mental Health (RRMH) ran its Rural Minds workshops across seven WA communities in March 2018. Locals from Brookton, Hayden, Kondinin, Carnarvon, Gascoyne Junction, Northampton and Yuna [...]

March 20th, 2018|2017 Grants, Grants|0 Comments

Record number of Project Rudolph boxes distributed

We were blown away by the response to Project Rudolph in 2017 with a record 1000 boxes containing a nutritious Christmas meal packed and distributed to families in need across Australia in time for Christmas day. Project Rudolph was a joint initiative of Aussie Farmers Foundation, Aussie Farmers Direct and Foodbank which sees a meal [...]

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

Pop Up Libraries voted the 2017 Rural Hero

The votes are in! After a two-week campaign that saw almost 8,700 votes cast from across Australia, the Pop Up Libraries project has been awarded the $50,000 Rural Hero Grant. Rural Hero 2017 saw four charities pitching an innovative idea to help communities facing hardship via a short video posted on the Aussie Farmers Foundation [...]

August 25th, 2017|2017 Grants, Aussie Farmers Foundation, Grants, Rural|0 Comments

2017 Grassroots Grant Winners Announced!

Aussie Farmers Foundation has awarded grants worth over $70,000 as part of the Grassroots grant program to four amazing projects supporting Aussie farming communities. Non-profit organisations Life Education NSW, Rural and Regional Mental Health, Barrier Breakers and Rural Business Support will now be able to roll out projects directly benefitting rural and regional communities doing [...]

July 21st, 2017|2017 Grants, Grants, Rural|0 Comments

Meals for Mates delivers 1 million meals

Meals for Mates has delivered a milestone 1 million meals to help tackle the hidden and growing hunger crisis in rural communities. Aussie Farmers Foundation joined forces with Foodbank Australia - Australia’s largest hunger relief organisation - to create the Meals for Mates program last year to get meals to people in need in rural [...]

National search for Rural Heroes!

Calling all charities with a great idea on how to support rural and regional Australians doing it tough! Aussie Farmers Foundation is offering up to $50,000 for a winning idea that makes a difference to Australian rural and regional communities in need. The Rural Hero Grant gives charities the chance to pitch an innovative solution [...]

May 2nd, 2017|2017 Grants, Grants|0 Comments

The 2017 Aussie Farmers Foundation granting round is now open!

Charities working to help rural and regional communities doing it tough can now apply for the Aussie Farmers Foundation 2017 Grassroots Grant Round. Aussie Farmers Foundation helps Australia’s farming communities to thrive, with over $1.3 million in grants being given to rural and regional communities in need since it was formed in 2010 by Aussie [...]

April 4th, 2017|2017 Grants, Grants|0 Comments