$20,000 granted to flood affected Queensland farming communities

Aussie Farmers Foundation has granted $20,000 to support farming communities devastated by the unprecedented monsoonal floods in north west Queensland in February 2019. The grant was split equally between Drought Angels and GIVIT in February to provide financial relief to farming families in the aftermath of the floods. Over a two-week period a Monsoon Trough [...]

March 27th, 2019|2019 Grants, Grants|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

$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|2018 Grants, Aussie Farmers Foundation, Grants|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

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

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