Our Strategy

Our purpose is to resource communities to create sustainable, long-term social change for children, young people and families.

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Our Approach

We use a pro-active approach to find our funding partners, and don’t accept unsolicited applications or pitches for funding.

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COVID-19 Response

We’re committed to providing high-trust, flexible and collaborative funding in response to COVID-19.

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Effective Giving

Our outgoing Executive Director, Christina Howard, shares her thoughts on philanthropy in an article in Denizen magazine.

2019 |  Read more »

Supporting Youth Employment

We’ve committed $2.8m towards a range of community-led youth employment initiatives in four regions in Aotearoa, New Zealand.

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Fairer futures for children and whānau

We’re exploring ways that we can support efforts to address poverty and inequality in Aotearoa New Zealand.

2019 | Read more »