Marlborough families hit hard by the recent August flooding have received assistance thanks to a generous donation of $5000 by The Tindall Foundation. The donation, passed through to the Marlborough Mayoral Relief Fund via the Top of the South Community Foundation, is helping affected families get their lives back in order after the devastating flooding. […]Read More
The Top of the South Community Foundation is proud to partner with The Tindall Foundation and would like to announce their upcoming Top of the South funding round, which opens on Monday 20 September. The Tindall Foundation is a philanthropic family foundation. The regional funding for The Top of the South – Nelson, Marlborough and […]Read More
Kia ora koutou, greetings everyone. I write this as we’re once again locked down for the COVID-19 pandemic, and I do so with real thanks for the ability to work from home, for my wife’s ability to continue her front-line health service role, and for my school-age children being adaptable and resilient. (They in turn […]Read More
“Giving makes us feel good – it’s great to give something back to local causes that are dear to our hearts.” Gavin and Karen Larsen moved to Mapua, in the beautiful Tasman region, in 2017 after spending the majority of their lives in Wellington. As well as being a NZ Cricket selector, Gavin also […]Read More
Spending time with Sir Stephen Tindall in an invite-only setting is to gain insight into the mind of a committed and passionate philanthropist. When he sold The Warehouse, he and his wife Margaret realised they didn’t need the money. The Tindall Foundation was the result. Doing the most good he can, means The Tindall Foundation is […]Read More
Earlier this month I attended the Aspire conference put on by the Nelson Tasman Chamber of Commerce, and in the same week read about the Acorn Foundation’s incredible achievement to reach $50m of endowments under management. The theme of the conference was “Tūpuna pono | Be good ancestors”, which struck me as essentially the core […]Read More
Listen here as Gavin Larsen and Breffni O’Rourke from the Hits Nelson, discuss what the Top of the South Community Foundation does and how! https://www.thehits.co.nz/shows/breffni/nelson/gavin-larsen-on-the-top-of-the-south-community-foundationRead More
Kia ora koutou, greetings everyone. It’s hard to believe we’re so far into 2021 already, though here at your Community Foundation we know it’s going to be an exciting year for us. Since my last newsletter update we had a very successful AGM, Anissa Bain has settled into her role as Trustee, and Gavin and […]Read More
We are excited to introduce Anissa Bain, our newest Trustee, who joined the Board in late 2020. She is a Partner at Pitt and Moore Lawyers, who has an extensive background in all property, commercial and private client matters. How did you decide to join the TOS Foundation Board of Trustee’s? The Foundation is an excellent vehicle to […]Read More
Nelson Women’s Centre – Te Whare Āwhina Mō Ngā Wāhine Puawai, a recent recipient of a Craigs Investment Partners Christmas Giving donation, was recommended and coordinated by the Top of the South Community Foundation. As a confidential drop-in centre with a volunteer base, they are often the first contact for women who need assistance or […]Read More
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