$441,900 to develop a regional capability building model with the key people and initiatives VFFF works with in Lachlan Shire, Dubbo and Bourke.
Lower Lachlan Community Services
$248,776 over two years to continue the Growing Lachlan initiative into implementation - driving action on addressing the community priorities identified in the Growing Lachlan research and consultation.
The Northcott Society
$186,416 over three years of therapeutic support and staff capacity building to support up to 20 students at Jarjum College, Redfern.
Bellambi Neighbourhood Centre
$48,250 towards IGNITE - A program for disengaged high school students in the Illawarra region that provides training and support for transitioning to the workforce or higher education.
Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal
$20,000 to support applications from communities to implement the ideas developed by young people at the 2017 Heywire Regional Youth Summit.
Sugarvalley Neighbourhood Advancement Group
$23,650 to employ a grant writer across a group of 12 Neighbourhood Centres in the Hunter, Newcastle and Lake Macquarie area.