Rural Grants Program

Rural Grants Program

The Feed Appeal Rural Grants Program is focussed on supporting local charities in rural and remote communities to deliver effective and targeted food relief programs. There are two funding options in the Rural Grants Program both are focussed on building capability and capacity of organisations and meeting the unique needs of rural communities.

Funding requests of between $5,000-$25,000 are available in the Rural Grassroots Grants Program

Funding requests of between $25,000-$50,000 are available in the Rural Major Projects Grants Program

Find out if your organisation is in an eligible area and can apply for a Feed Appeal Rural Grant Program

Click here to see if your organisation is in an eligible area for this grants

Are you eligible to apply for a Rural Major Projects Grant?

Funding in the Rural Major Projects Program is focussed on supporting charities with a major infrastructure, capital investment, transportation and/or logistics project. Projects must directly impact and improve your food relief program and help build the organisations capacity.

Funding requests of between $25,000-$50,000 are available in this program.

When applying for a Rural Major Project Grant organisations must demonstrate that the funding will do one or more of the following:

  • Significantly increase capacity and/or capability of current food relief program
  • Support delivery of a new food relief program for an identified and quantified need in the local community
  • Increase the reach of organisations current food relief program into areas in need
  • Improve economic, operational and/or functional efficiencies of food relief programs

Click here for the Rural Major Grant Program guidelines

Click here for FAQs

Our Top Tips for writing a strong application

Do you need help with information about obtaining a quote for kitchen equipment? Click here

PLEASE NOTE

Due to the likely hood that demand for grants will exceed total available funds, there is no guarantee that all eligible organisations that meet the application criteria will be successful. Feed Appeal also reserves the right to part fund applications.

Are you eligible for a Rural Grassroots Grant?

Funding in the Rural Grassroots Grants Program is focussed on minor infrastructure, quality kitchen equipment, capacity building training and access to food staples that will help organisations meet the demand efficiently and effectively. Funding requests must directly impact and improve your food relief programs and help build the organisations capacity.

Funding requests of between $5,000-$25,000 are available in this program

When applying for a Rural Grassroots Grant organisation must demonstrate that the funding will do one or more of the following:

  • Improve the efficiency and effectiveness of current food relief program and organisation more broadly
  • Build capability and capacity to enable delivery of a new food relief program for an identified and quantified need in the local community
  • Increase the reach of organisations current food relief program geographically
  • Improve economic, operational and/or functional efficiencies of food relief programs

We recognise that your time is precious and your resources limited so regardless of whether this is the first time you are applying for a Feed Appeal grant or not we encourage you to read grant guidelines, FAQ’s and top tips for grant writers prior to commencing your application.

Click here for the Rural Grassroots Grant Program guidelines

Click here for FAQs

Our Top Tips for writing a strong application

Do you need help with information about obtaining a quote for kitchen equipment? Click here

PLEASE NOTE

Due to the likely hood that demand for grants will exceed total available funds, there is no guarantee that all eligible organisations that meet the application criteria will be successful. Feed Appeal also reserves the right to part fund applications.

Feed Appeal Rural Grant partner

Feed Appeal Grant Supporters