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Acorn Foundation announces funding of over $3.3M for the community
We are so thrilled to announce more than $3.3M has been distributed this year to 226 charitable organisations and scholarships and awards.
A gift in a will means that Canteen Aotearoa will receive annual funding to support rangatahi/young people impacted by cancer
Over the years, more than 350 local individuals, couples, and families have decided that leaving a gift in their will to support the WBOP community.
Support what you love, now and forever
A couple who wants to share the world with others sets up a travel award for Tauranga Girls' College students and their endowment fund will ensure they are able to provide this award forever.
Job vacancy open at Acorn Foundation - Legacy Giving Manager
Due to the retirement of Acorn’s long-serving Donor and Community Engagement Manager and the Foundation’s strong growth, we are seeking a full-time Legacy Giving Manager on their behalf.
Celebration of Dale Carnegie 2023 Scholarship Winners
22 students from schools across the Western Bay of Plenty were excited to receive their graduation certificates for completing the 2023 Acorn Foundation Dale Carnegie Youth Programme.
Local students win scholarships to Outward Bound
These scholarships are awarded annually to Year 12 students from local Western Bay of Plenty schools, plus Whakatane High School, to attend the Tangaroa Watch programme at Anakiwa in the South Island.…
Happy National Volunteer Week – Lesley Jensen, Chair of the Acorn Foundation Board
Acorn would not be where we are today without the contributions of our hardworking volunteers over the last 20 years. Lesley Jensen has been volunteering with us for the last eight years and will…
Philips Search and Rescue Trust has received a welcoming donation from Craigs
Almost $10,000 of this was donated via the Acorn Foundation to support Philips Search & Rescue Trust in funding helicopters such as the Areocool Rescue Helicopter.