$1.15M distributed to community organisations in 2019!

Community group funds


Community group endowment funds

The following organisations have set up an endowment fund with Acorn to which their supporters can contribute. These types of funds will ensure a continuous income stream for these organisation in the future, FOREVER. You can donate directly to any of these endowment funds, or to the Acorn Foundation Vital Impact Fund (which supports areas of greatest need in our community), either by Post, Credit Card, or internet banking: Acorn Foundation Grants Account: 02-0466-0117382-02.

Acorn Foundation Vital Impact Fund

Age Concern Tauranga Inc

Alzheimers Society - Tauranga

Animal Rescue & Rehabilitation Centre (ARRC)

Avalon (BOP) Inc.

BOP Classic Aircraft Trust (trading as Classic Flyers)

Bay Conservation Alliance

Bay of Plenty Garden & Art Festival

Bay of Plenty Multiple Sclerosis Society

Bay of Plenty Rugby Union

Bay of Plenty Sailing Academy Trust

Complex Chronic Illness Support Incorporated

Creative Bay of Plenty

Diabetes Help Tauranga Incorporated

Get Smart Tauranga Trust

Good Neighbour Aotearoa Trust

House of Science Tauranga Charitable Trust

Kidz Need Dadz Charitable Trust Tauranga

Live For More Charitable Trust

Merivale Community Centre

Motor Neurone Disease Associations of NZ Inc

Mount Maunganui Lifeguard Service

Netball Waikato Bay of Plenty Zone Inc Fund

Otanewainuku Kiwi Trust

Otumoetai Golf Club

Tauranga Arts Festival Trust

Tauranga Art Gallery Foundation Fund

Tauranga Boys' College Old Boys Association

Tauranga Branch of Zipper Club (Inc)

Tauranga Golf Club Inc

Tauranga Moana Nightshelter Trust

Tauranga Performing Arts Competitions Society Inc

Tauranga Rowing Club Inc

Tauranga Volunteer Coastguard

Tauranga Women's Collective Inc

The Elms Foundation

Waipuna Hospice Incorporated

YMCA Tauranga

Youth Development Trust Western BOP (Graeme Dingle Foundation)

Below is a very useful information sheet to help community groups get started building an endowment fund. It includes several suggestions on how to approach your supporters to ask them to consider this very important funding method.

How to formulate a bequest and endowment strategy.pdf

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