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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

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

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

Support Project Rudolph at Sandwich Chefs’ instore fundraiser

Sandwich Chefs and the Aussie Farmers Foundation have teamed up to support Project Rudolph, which is helping to put a Christmas meal on the table of Australians who might have otherwise missed out this year. Sandwich Chefs will donate $1 from every carvery purchase on Saturday 25th November 2017 to Aussie Farmers Foundation and Project [...]

November 15th, 2017|Aussie Farmers Foundation, Grants, Rural|0 Comments

Raise funds & ride at RACV Great Vic Bike Ride

Aussie Farmers Foundation has buddied up with Bicycle Network to be one of the partnered charities for this year’s RACV Great Vic Bike Ride, pedalling through Gippsland’s stunning scenery from Wilson’s Prom to Trafalgar. Like many farming communities, Gippsland faces greater challenges accessing mental health and wellbeing services than the city. The Foundation provides grants [...]

November 9th, 2017|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

Get Set workshop for rural women

An Aussie Farmers Foundation grant is taking the Get Set workshop series - developed by Riverina Community College and Wagga Women’s Health Centre - to three isolated towns in NSW: The Rock, Coolamon and Temora. The workshop is giving rural women the latest insights on managing their finances, using technology on-farm and providing practical tips [...]

June 15th, 2017|Aussie Farmers Foundation, Grants, Rural, women|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 [...]