Our community impact

“We really appreciate the funding received for new My Identity bracelets.”
Amanda Deans
Nelson Youth Branch Coordinator
Diabetes New Zealand
Over the years we have worked with a variety of community organisations in Marlborough, Nelson and Tasman.  Along with fulfilling the specific wishes of our Living Giving and Bequesting donors, we also make annual grants from our General and Environment Endowment Funds . 

Stories of support

Craigs Christmas Giving

Life Linc do fantastic counselling work in our community and are one of the deserving recipients of this year’s Craigs Christmas Giving.
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Generous grant assists Marlborough Sounds flood-affected community

Flood repairs to the popular Te Ara Tuhono Link Pathway track will be possible thanks to a recent grant.
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Exciting new youth fund launched

Top of the South Community Foundation is excited to announce the launch of a new Nelson Tasman Youth Development Fund.
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The AgeConnect Fund – forever!

Three years ago the AgeConnect Fund was established for Age Concern Nelson Tasman, via a ‘trust transfer’ process, and it
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Grant for riding equipment put to great use

The recent Top of the South Community Foundation grant made to Marlborough Riding for the Disabled enabled the purchase of
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Playtime at Home Just Got Better

Stoke Toy Library were proud recipients of a recent grant from the Foundation, that will allow them to upgrade their toy selection.
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The Generosity of Christmas Giving

Craigs Investment Partners have again generously assisted in bringing a little extra Christmas cheer to our community.
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Funding the Environment

Generous grant assists environmental projects on Kaiteriteri Recreation Reserve.
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Marlborough families assisted after flooding disaster.

Marlborough families hit hard by the recent August flooding have received assistance thanks to a generous donation of $5000 by The Tindall Foundation.
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Generous gift aids the safety of Mohua Blue Penguins

In 2020 your Foundation gave a small grant to the Mohua Blue Penguin Trust to assist with the costs associated
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Grant assists Grandparents Raising Grandchildren in Motueka

Today's societies find an increasing number of grandparents raising their Mokopuna - grandchildren, usually following some kind of tragedy or Whanau breakdown.
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Load more impact stories
In addition to these great stories we have also, through our positive relationship with the Tindall Foundation, helped to facilitate a number of Tindall grants to the following Top of the South charitable organisations in 2021:
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren (Motueka/Nelson)
Big Brothers, Big Sisters, Nelson
24-7 Unite
The Rotary Club of Richmond
Nelson Community Toy Library
Marlborough Community Development Trust
Bhutanese Society of Nelson
Helping Families Nelson Trust
Healing Horticulture
Motueka Community House
Mana Whanau Charitable Trust
Nelson Women’s Support Trust
Nelson Mizo Community
We also have an awesome partnership with Craigs Investment Partners, and in 2021 we assisted Craigs to make Christmas Giving grants to the following organisations:
Te Pataka (Marlborough)
Lifelinc (Nelson Tasman)
Second Chance Tasman (Nelson Tasman)
Marlborough Foodbank
CARE Marlborough
Nelson Women's Centre
Nelson Women and Children's refuge

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