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.

Are you looking for a meaningful gift this Christmas?

Gifting a donation to a regional Community Foundation on behalf of your family, friends, colleagues or clients provides something of real value.

Because through our smarter giving model, your gift, large or small, will be invested with others to grow and make an ongoing difference year after year.

Contact your local Community Foundation below to find out how.

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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