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
From the Chair
Since that last newsletter we’ve also added two new endowment funds, to support Life Linc and Nelson City Brass.
New EO - Nettie Stow
Personal highlights so far include the allocation of funds from the TOTSCF 2023 grants round. I was impressed by the quality of applications from our community and inspired and humbled by the generosity of our donors who made this possible .
Thanks to Datacom
Nettie’s induction ran a lot smoother with support from Datacom, who sourced her a brand new Dynabook laptop!
See more news
Gavin Larsen on Community Foundations
Listen as Gavin talks about the wider community foundation model.
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