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Our Impact

delivering impact

how we deliver impact 

Thankful4Farmers has 3 areas of focus for delivering impact


The Farm

Investment in research, technology and sustainable agricultural practises


The Farmer

Delivering services and solutions to address critical health and wellness needs


The Farming Community

Identify resources and infrastructure needed to enable communities to thrive and grow


thankful4farmers grant to

National Centre for Farmers Health - Farming for Resilience

Thankful4Farmers have funded this program that will be targeted to farm owners/managers and agricultural service providers to:


  • Build knowledge and understanding of the health and wellbeing challenges facing agriculture and rural communities.

  • Empower individuals and businesses to prioritise and support wellbeing in agriculture.

  • Improve knowledge and access to available support services and resources tailored to the needs of farmers.


This self-paced, online education program will support the health and wellbeing of farmers, farm workers, farming businesses and farming communities, and ultimately support the sustainability of the agriculture sector.

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thankful4farmers grant to

Motherland Australia - Rural Mum’s Matter Project

It takes a village to raise a child, but living rurally means many mums feel isolated during their motherhood journey. Due to their geographical location and a lack of local services, 94% of rural mothers say they don’t have access to adequate postnatal support, including the opportunity to form meaningful connections with other rural mums.


The Thankful4Farmers Grant will help fund the Rural Mum’s Matter Project which includes:


  • Launch the Motherland Village Scholarship Fund which will enable 20 financially disadvantaged rural mothers to access the program free of charge

  • Motherland Ambassador Program – recruit and train 4 new ambassadors

  • Thankful4Mums Resource Kit

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thankful4farmers grant to Foundation for Rural Regional Renewal

Funding will be used specifically for the Networks to Build Drought Resilience and Drought Resilience Leaders, supporting remote, rural and regional communities to prepare for the impacts of drought.


The program will help people in agricultural communities to develop skills, participate in risk management planning, and foster projects that encourage connectedness and improve wellbeing.


It will also support small-scale infrastructure projects to make community facilities drought resilient to increase overall wellbeing and reduce social isolation.


We are working closely with the team at FRRR to develop measurement metrics to understand both short and long term impact of this initiative.

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thankful4farmers grant to Soils for Life

Funding will be used to create an educational film that outlines;

  • the importance of soil for agriculture, the environment and the economy

  • the opportunity that exists in farming practices that regenerate soils and landscapes

  • the stories of the innovators who are already doing it

  • the story of how soil made it to the national agenda

  • and what we need to do now (ie harness national momentum to support farmers on the ground to do more than just stem the damage, but to learn from the innovators and actually repair soils and landscapes). 

Measurement will include media metrics, school and industry engagement.

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thankful4farmers grant to Royal Flying Doctors Service

thankful4farmers supporting regional and rural mental health and wellness.

Funding will be used to develop and distribute the resource “Mental Health on the Land”.  The resource will provide information on mental health and wellbeing specifically for primary producers and will include:

  • keeping well

  • dealing with difficult times on the land, grief and loss

  • strategies to reduce loneliness

  • responding to trauma, anxiety and depression

  • resources and contact details for further information and support


We are working closely with the team at RFDS on measuring the impact of this important initiative.

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Please click here to find out more about how you can apply for funding from T4F

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thankful farmacy

The Thankful Farmacy will help Australians access nutritious food for improved health outcomes. 


Located in health care facilities,  the Farmacy will provide families facing food insecurity and also those suffering nutrition related illnesses, with access to groceries and fresh produce for their household all year round.   


The Thankful Farmacy will help overcome the 3 barriers to good nutrition:

  1. Affordability = price gap 

  2. Availability = distance gap 

  3. Acceptability = knowledge gap 


To deliver Nutritious Food with Dignity

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helping regional communities to thrive - the New GAP Year

We are excited to have launched the New GAP Year because many regional communities and businesses desperately need workers.

Thankful4Farmers Ambassador, Matt Moran hosted the NSW Deputy Premier, Paul Toole, the NSW Govt Skills and Training Minister, Geoff Lee and the Thankful4Farmers team at his farm to launch the New GAP Year.

We are partnering with the NSW Summer Skills program to offer thousands of free training courses for young Aussies who are sick of lock down and want to get outta town.

Giving them the opportunity to learn new skills, make new friends, have an adventure of a lifetime and support regional and rural Australia.

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farmers give back to the city

Thankful4Farmers wanted to help people in the city, who are doing it tough with recent lockdowns and who have helped farmers in tough times of drought, bushfires and floods.

Thankful4Farmers unified and organised its network of farmers, producers and companies to donate their produce to support local communities in Sydney and Melbourne.


More than 600 packs filled with fresh fruit, vegetables, bread, oats and coffee was delivered to those people struggling to get food on the tables and facing financial hardship caused by COVID-19 in Vic and NSW South Wales. 

Thankful4Farmers is proud to be playing its part in unifying and organising farmers, producers and companies to deliver needed produce on to the tables of those struggling in the city at this time, and we are very thankful for the kind support of all those that have generously donated.

“The city comes to our aid when times are tough - in times of drought, fires and floods,” says Robert from his family-run farm on the east coast of NSW.

Robert Mackenzie, Macka’s Black Angus Beef

We are Thankful for product donations and support from the following organisations;

please donate to thankful4farmers

Your donation allows us to deliver real impact across technology, health & wellness and communities for farmers and rural communities.

  • Investing in research and technology to create sustainable transformational impact.

  • Delivering services and solutions to address critical health & wellness needs

  • Identifying resources and infrastructure needed to enable communities to thrive and grow.

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our commitment to a better world

Thankful4Farmers is an initiative by Thankful.  Thankful’s mission is to create a healthy and positive world.


Thankful is based on the science-backed principle that practicing gratitude increases overall individual happiness and can improve mental health & wellness.

The Thankful initiatives are designed to enable brands and consumers to engage with the UN Sustainable Development Goals to improve our world, now and for generations to come.

Our Thankful4Farmers Initiative focuses on delivering these SDG goals;

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