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2017 Grassroots Grant winners announced

Aussie Farmers Foundation has awarded the 2017 Grassroots grants to four amazing projects supporting Aussie farming communities. Congratulations to Rural and Remote Mental Health, Life Education NSW, Barrier Breakers Inc and Rural Business Support.

Read about their projects here

2018 Grassroots Grants

The 2018 Grassroots granting round has not opened. Please keep an eye on this page for information about the 2018 grant round.

Rural Hero Granting Round

For all of the grant information on Rural Hero click here Rural Hero Grant.

2017 Grant Application Process

Grassroots grants are available to eligible organisations working in rural and regional Australia on one or more of the nominated focus areas:

  • Economic and Environmental sustainability for Australian agricultural communities
  • Disaster relief and recovery
  • Kids health and healthy eating
  • Food waste, food relief and food provenance
  • Access to health services including mental health
  • Any organisation submitting an application to Aussie Farmers Foundation should follow these five (5) steps to ensure their application is successful in being considered:

Step 1:

Read our Eligibility and Exclusions (see document library) to ensure that your organisation and project are eligible to be considered. Note: Organisations must have Deductible Gift Recipient (Item 1 DGR) and TCC (Tax Concession Charity) status.

Step 2:

Refer to our Grant Conditions (see document library) for an understanding of some of the obligations involved when a grant is made and to ascertain whether your project meets these conditions.

Step 3:

Contact  Aussie Farmers Foundation’s Executive Officer to ensure eligibility and for advice on the process.

Step 4:

Read our Granting Guidelines (see document library) for a full explanation of how to apply.

Step 5:

Complete an Expression of Interest form (see document library) and submit to info@aussiefarmersfoundation.org.au

2018 Granting Round

Please refer to this website for any updates to dates, or at the following websites:
Philanthropy Australia’s online database: www.philanthropy.org.au
Our Community’s Easy Grants: www.fundingcentre.com.au
GrantReady www.grantready.com.au

For generic information on the grants process and grant seeking strategies, Aussie Farmers Foundation recommends:

Privacy Policy

Document Library

Expression of Interest


Grant Conditions


Grant Guidelines


Eligibility and Exclusions


DETAILED APPLICATION FORM – For Shortlisted Applicants


Acquittal Report