What is a Community Foundation
Our community impact
Making a Gift
Making a Gift is easy
Ways to make a gift
Our Established Funds
Make a Donation
Receiving a Grant
Our Grant Process
Who & What we fund
Inspiring generosity for a better region
Anyone can give
and it all makes
and the ongoing
goes to the local
causes you love
Te Tauihu is a special place
Top of the South Community Foundation was founded to encourage and enable generosity in the top of the South Island for the benefit of our communities.
We help generous people by providing easy and secure options to support the charities and community projects of their choice now and forever.
Our latest news
Crossroads’ Christmas a huge success
This happy family were among those who attended the Crossroads Marlborough Christmas dinner.
From the Chair
Our Chair Dave Ashcroft reviews our recent successful AGM, and also talks to the great satisfaction many donors have in becoming ‘living givers’.
Make your giving go further
You can choose causes close to your heart or leave it up to us to utilise our local knowledge and to channel funding to where it is needed most in our Te Tauihu community. The choice is yours!
See more news
Gavin Larsen on Community Foundations
Listen as Gavin talks about the wider community foundation model.
Make a lasting difference
Act now to begin building your legacy through Top of the South Community Foundation
How do I make a gift?
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