Seeds of Renewal is a grants program, supported by ANZ, which aims to contribute to building thriving communities in regional Australia. In 2012, the program will provide grants of up to $10,000 to community organisations for projects focused on creating education and employment opportunities. The grants are independently administered by the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal (FRRR) which manages a number of grant programs across rural and regional Australia. The program opens on the 2 July and closes on the 31 August 2012.
In 2012, the program will provide $250,000 for grants of up to $10,000 to community organisations for projects focused on creating education and employment opportunities. Preference will be given to applications that help to advance education and employment opportunities in regional communities.
Applications are invited from not-for-profit community based organisations with an ABN or Incorporation Certificate which contribute to the development of education and employment opportunities of communities with a population of 15,000 people or less.
To view a list of successful projects from the Seeds of Renewal 2011 program click here. You can also listen to an interview with our Program Manager re Seeds of Renewal 2012.