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
Nettie Stow announced as new EO
Top of the South Community Foundation is delighted to announce the appointment of Nettie Stow as our new executive officer.
From the Chair
This month we farewelled Gavin as our Executive Officer and we're actively recruiting for a new EO.
Dame Cindy applauds work of Community Foundations
Community Foundations work so well because of the community-based aspect of their model, Her Excellency, The Rt Hon Dame Cindy Kiro, Governor General of New Zealand told a recent gathering at Government House.
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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