Make your giving go further through your local Community Foundation. Our smarter giving model makes it possible for anyone’s generosity to have ongoing impact in the community they love.

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Here’s how our giving model works…

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Your giving can go further and forever.

Through your local Community Foundation, donations are invested so they can grow and earn interest that becomes a reliable, long-term funding stream for local causes.

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Your gift. Your say.

Community Foundations are not about one single cause, we’re about a place and its people. You can choose how your giving benefits your local community. We keep the pulse of community and we can help you make your giving have real impact for the long term.

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Anyone can give and it all makes a difference.

Giving through a Community Foundation is a kaitiaki role for society – we can all play a part in being guardians for New Zealand’s future.”

Adrian Orr Adrian Orr, Governor of the Reserve Bank of NZ, Te Pūtea Matua