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FRRR – Back to School Program (BTS)

Overview

This program seeks to help rural, regional and remote students to access quality educational experiences.

The objectives of the program are to:
- Improve access to education through enabling the purchase of items required to attend and engage in school.
- Help meet basic needs that assist children to reach their full potential, fit in with their peers, provide a helping hand and show that someone cares.
- Build local connections and community resilience through local distribution networks and community foundations.

Gift vouchers, from Target or local retailers, worth $50 are available.

Who Can Apply?

Eligible applicants include not-for-profit community organisations and community foundations in rural, regional and remote area.

Eligible Activities

Eligible items include:
- School uniforms
- Clothing
- Shoes
- School bags
- School stationery items

Main Assessment Criteria

The main assessment criteria include:
- The applicant is a community foundation operating in rural, regional or remote Australia.
- There is a demonstrated need for the project in the community/region.
- The program delivery mechanism is clearly planned.
- The project is supported by viable project management arrangements (both human and other resources required).
- The project is supported by a financially sound organisation (audited financial statements to be provided).
- The project’s outcomes align with FRRR’s Back to School program objectives – to improve access to education by assisting rural, regional and remote students to access quality educational experiences through the provision of $50 vouchers to purchase items required to attend and engage in school.

Restrictions

Vouchers must not be used for the purchase of alcohol or tobacco, as rewards, raffle prizes, or to purchase goods for resale.

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Category
Community
Dates
Status Pending
Opening Date 1 Oct 2018
Start By Date 12 Oct 2018
Closing Date 26 Oct 2018
Closing Information
This program is available annually. The next funding round is yet to be announced.

Value
Funding Type Voucher
Max.Funding $50
Co-contribution No
Competitive Yes
Eligible Activities
Activities
Sector/SubSector
Education : Other
Gender Any
Age Children
Who Can Apply?
Location
National
Region
Regional
Rural
Applicable to Churches Yes
Eligible Organisation Type(s)
Organisation
Difficulty Rating
Administrator
Tier Other
Contacts
Program Administrator
Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal (FRRR)
Telephone
1800170020
Email
info@frrr.org.au
General WebsiteVisit
Program Website Visit