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Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal

(Contributing division: Regional Policy) Achieved

Effectiveness: Contribution to the formation of stronger partnerships achieved between the public and private sector in delivering services to rural communities

Cost: $0.4 million

Location: Regional, rural and remote Australia

The foundation has:

  • formed strong partnerships with organisations such as the ANZ Bank, the Pratt Foundation, the Myer Foundation and the Gardiner Foundation which has allowed the foundation to form various targeted grant programmes
  • allocated $2.5 million since its inception to assist regional, rural and remote communities to respond to economic, social and cultural change
  • provided over $420 000 to communities for seed funding for community foundations.

A contribution of $45 000 was made to the foundation related to corporate donations.

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