You don’t need to be wealthy to consider leaving a charitable gift in your will. In fact, for many people, leaving a gift in their will is a more achievable way of fulfilling their long-term charitable goals. “Often circumstances dictate that we can’t give as generously as we would like to during our lifetime,” says […]Read More
Read more about Gavin’s appointment via the Nelson Weekly, with Gavin saying; “I am conscious that it’s a long game but there would be nothing better than to be sitting here in five years’ time having attracted a lot of generous people and organisations from around the Top of the South to come on the […]Read More
The Board of the Top of the South Community Foundation is delighted to announce the appointment of Gavin Larsen to the part-time role of Executive Officer. This appointment is a key step to support our core strategic objectives to improve our engagement with donors, build our presence, and grow our funds. Gavin is a resident […]Read More
Tech Connect is a community initiative led by Age Concern Nelson Tasman and the Top of the South Community Foundation. The goal. To provide connectivity for people who are both socially and technically isolated. The plan. Safely deliver a computer tablet and portable WiFi connectivity to recipients, including all the instruction required to operate the […]Read More
Craigs Investment Partners (Craigs) have just announced the establishment of a new Community giving initiative, formalised through the establishment of the Craigs Community Fund. There are three key components to their Community Giving Program; – Christmas Giving, – a community ‘endowment’ fund, and – employee ‘Workplace Giving’. Christmas Gifting Over the past few years, several […]Read More
Press release from Age Concern Nelson Tasman and Top of the South Community Foundation A new investment fund is set to improve the quality of life and wellbeing of older people across Nelson Tasman in the long term. The AgeConnect Nelson Tasman Fund has been set up by local charity Age Concern Nelson Tasman (ACNT) […]Read More
We are delighted to let you know that at our AGM on 7 November, it was unanimously agreed to accept the results of our stakeholder poll and adopt the new name, Top of the South Community Foundation. Top of the South Foundation exists to encourage and enable generosity in the Top of the South Island for […]Read More
Family and social service providers in the Top of the South have benefited from Tindall Foundation’s recent donation of $20,000 to community organisations in the region. Following applications for funding, donations have been given to Crossroads Marlborough, Marlborough Family Budget Service, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Nelson Women’s Refuge, Nelson Community Toy Library, Male Room Incorporated, […]Read More
Bill and Jill Agnew are one of Top of the South Community Foundation’s regular “living giving” donors. They have also created an endowment fund to benefit the community in their Wills. Bill and Jill recently wrote about why they donate. “…we are both very passionate about philanthropy. During our time abroad we got to see […]Read More
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