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
Exciting new school fund announced
We are thrilled to be partnering with Clifton Terrace School via the establishment of their new fund.
September is Wills month!
Our Executive Officer, Gavin Larsen, outlines how you can create your own community legacy by supporting causes that are dear to your heart.
Check out our cool new television commercial
Throughout September you’ll see us promoting Community Foundations and Wills Month on TV.
See more news
Gavin Larsen on Community Foundations
Listen as Gavin talks about the wider community foundation model.
Make a lasting difference
Act now to begin building your legacy through Top of the South Community Foundation
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