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
Donate before March 31st to get a tax credit this year. Want a great way to support a cause you choose in your community – and receive 33% of your donation back this year? We at Top of the South Community Foundation are here to help you through the process to make it as easy as possible. https://communityfoundations.org.nz/latest-news/give-and-get-backRead More
2020 will be remembered for Covid 19, the disruptions it caused to people’s daily lives and for some, their retirement plans. Overseas travel was off the agenda for Jill and me; however, like a lot of Kiwis, we took the opportunity to visit parts of our own country that we hadn’t seen before and thoroughly […]Read More
Kia ora koutou, hello everyone. It was great to see a number of our donors and supporters at our recent AGM, as well as some local charities. Gavin gave a very engaging talk and I’m envious of his ability to hold a crowd! It’s clear he’s going to be a fabulous asset to the Foundation, […]Read More
Please find attached information relating to the current Tindall Foundation grants round Tindall Foundation funding for Top of the South October 2020 The Tindall Foundation is a philanthropic family foundation working throughout Aotearoa to support families, community and the environment. Funding for the distribution of donations for the Marlborough, Nelson and Tasman regions for projects […]Read More
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