Supporting Country Australia

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Thanks to the generosity of the Australian community, the Aussie Farmers Foundation has been able to support thousands of people across 200 rural and regional communities via our granting programs. Your donations have helped to support farm sustainability, disaster relief and recovery, food relief, kids health and access to services including mental health support via projects being run across Australia.

Aussie Farmers Direct Statement

Aussie Farmers Foundation was extremely sad to hear the news about the closure of Aussie Farmers Direct today. We want to reassure our supporters that Aussie Farmers Foundation is continuing to operate in its capacity as a non-profit charity supporting [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


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 first $50,000 Rural Hero grant, [...]


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 [...]


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 Foundation $50,000 Rural Hero Grant. [...]

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