What we fund

We make grants to community groups with a focus on children, families and young people. We also have some specialised tertiary awards.
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How to apply

After you’ve reviewed our eligibility criteria, you can submit an initial application online.  Please contact us if you’re unsure about your eligibility.
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Key information and dates

We accept initial applications from community groups twice a year between 1 November and 15 February and again between 1 May and 15 August.
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40 years of Philanthropy

Established in 1972 as a flagship for Todd family philanthropy, the Todd Foundation has given over $59 million in grants since inception.

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Funding for Christchurch

Most recently through “Our Christchurch” and previously with our Earthquake Recovery Fund, we have supported Canterbury’s ongoing recovery.

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Sir John Todd

In 2015 our long-standing Chair, Sir John Todd, passed away. His wise leadership and generosity of spirit have created an enduring legacy for New Zealand.

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