The Australian Government has provided $15 million toward the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal’s Tackling Tough Times Together program to support regional communities across Australia experiencing the devastating effects of the current drought.
This program is administered by the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal.
The Tackling Tough Times Together grant program helps communities access the resources they need to support one another through the ongoing effects of the drought.
Grants are available for a broad range of grassroots, community-led initiatives that directly and clearly benefit local communities. Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis and assessed quarterly.
Three tiers of grants are available:
- Up to $20,000 – projects to be finalised within 18 months of approval;
- Up to $60,000 – projects to be finalised within 18 months of approval;
- Up to $150,000 – applications for this tier are by Expression of Interest, and projects to be finalised within 18 months of approval. Applicants must speak with the TTTT team to discuss their project before applying.
Applications for Stage 1 close 5pm AEST, Tue 13th April 2021. Stage 2 closes 24th May 2021.
Grants expected to be announced late August 2021 with projects being undertaken between September 2021 and March 2023.