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Who we help

We all know that life can be tough for communities in rural Australia – with the ongoing drought in Queensland, continual economic pressures on our farmers, high youth unemployment, and challenges around mental health. However, there are many amazing organisations working tirelessly to make a positive difference in the lives of our farmers and their communities.

Check out the latest news and case studies of grants given by the Aussie Farmers Foundation.

Healthy Kids Bus Stop reaches 200 country kids

Over 200 country kids in rural NSW have received essential health checks with the Healthy Kids Bus Stop, funded by an Aussie Farmers Foundation grant. The Healthy Kids Bus Stop was the winner of the [...]

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Australia votes for Healthy Kids Bus Stop – 2016 Rural Hero Grant

The votes are in! After a three week online campaign that saw almost 9,000 people cast their votes for their favourite Rural Hero, the “Healthy Kids Bus Stop” has been awarded the inaugural Aussie Farmers [...]

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2016 Grassroots Grants Announced

Aussie Farmers Foundation is proud to announce they will be funding these amazing projects as part of the 2016 granting program: FORKS – Food Origin Raising Knowledge in Schools (Western Australia) The WA Centre for Rural [...]

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Drought Relief for Queensland Farming Communities

Aussie Farmers Foundation is providing funding to 3 drought relief programs in Queensland through the ‘Tackling Tough Times Together’ program run by the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal (FRRR).  With the drought covering 80 per cent [...]

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Meals for Mates – Our Partnership with Foodbank

The Aussie Farmers Foundation and Foodbank have joined forces to fight the battle against hunger in rural and regional Australia.  The new ‘Meals for Mates’ program will see the Aussie Farmers Foundation help Foodbank provide [...]

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Mental Health Workshops

The Foundation has awarded the Black Dog Institute a grant of $25,000 to increase the skill and confidence of health professionals in rural settings.  The Black Dog Institute will be delivering mental health educational workshops [...]

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Health Eating for Rural Communities

The Foundation has awarded the NEST: Nutrition Education and Sustenance Training program $25,000 to expand the roll out of the program to more rural and regional areas. The NEST program, developed by OzHarvest, teaches people [...]

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Connecting Schools with Local Farmers to Reduce Hunger

Albury Wodonga Regional FoodShare rescue food that would otherwise have gone to waste from local farmers and provide healthy meals to people in need. With this grant, they will expand their school breakfast and welfare [...]

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Farming skills training for disadvantaged young people

Berry Street, in partnership with local community organisations, will develop and deliver industry and farming vocational training programs to link disadvantaged young people with employment opportunities in the Shepparton-Goulburn Valley Region. The project - “Gateways [...]

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