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We are delighted to announce the 2021 recipient of the Jann Medlicott Creative Arts Scholarship: Ellie Smith!
Contemporary dancer, Persia Thor-Poet, was unanimously selected by the NZ School of Dance’s Scholarship Committee.
Acorn Foundation’s first ever endowment fund has now given back more to the community than the original gift – and the capital has grown by 46%!
Thanks to our generous donors, Acorn is delighted to announce a record annual distribution of more than $2M to the Western Bay of Plenty community this year.
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Founded in 2007, the FAME (Fund for Acting and Musical Endeavours) Trust has long provided support for young and mid-career artists.
Our fund saw a return of 13.9% this year, which takes the average annual investment return since Acorn’s inception in 2003 to 9.1%
Scholarship winners from local schools were in high spirits as they completed the 2021 Dale Carnegie Youth Programme yesterday.
The Acorn Foundation has reached another milestone with recent gifts propelling the funds under management past $50M as of 30 June.