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
From the Chair - Dave Ashcroft
We look back with real pleasure on another year of growing our impact in the region.
From the EO - Nettie Stow
Reflecting on 2023, the biggest achievement in my world was joining our local Community Foundation as kaiwhakahaere (lead worker).
Meet the Trustees - Roy Dawson
We are delighted to introduce Roy Dawson who joined the Board of Trustees in 2022. Roy has extensive experience in
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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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