The 2019 funding round has now closed

Full applications are due by 21 June.

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Paraglider Josh Tingey's family have created a memorial fund for Josh, creating a lasting legacy for the fun-loving…

Paraglider Josh Tingey's family have created a memorial fund for Josh, creating a lasting legacy for the fun-loving…

When someone dies of old age, people say they have lived a full life and have left behind a legacy of community projects or offspring. But when someone dies young, who had their whole life ahead of…

The Acorn Foundation has been gifted its largest ever bequest, thanks to Mount Maunganui woman, Karen Pensabene.

The Acorn Foundation has been gifted its largest ever bequest, thanks to Mount Maunganui woman, Karen Pensabene.

Acorn Foundation general manager Lori Luke said the $3 million donation is the biggest sum the charitable fund, which celebrated its 15 year anniversary this year, had ever received. The previous…

The Acorn Foundation is seeking Expressions of Interest from engaged, enthusiastic volunteers who are committed to our…

The Acorn Foundation is seeking Expressions of Interest from engaged, enthusiastic volunteers who are committed to our…

Are you an enthusiastic volunteer who is committed to our mission of connecting generous people who care with causes that matter in the Western Bay of Plenty?  Over the next several years, positions…

The 2018 Acorn Foundation Christine Tustain Sport BOP Award has been presented to Tauranga board sailor, Veerle ten…

The 2018 Acorn Foundation Christine Tustain Sport BOP Award has been presented to Tauranga board sailor, Veerle ten…

Winner of the Aon Emerging Talent award and a Performance Award at the Volvo Yachting Excellence Awards, Veerle is hoping to represent NZ at the 2020 Olympics.

What the world needs now: Improving the lives of others

What the world needs now: Improving the lives of others

NEXT Magazine's Sharon Stephenson met with three philanthropic Kiwis who are improving the lives of others.

BOP Medical Students Scholarship Award 2018

BOP Medical Students Scholarship Award 2018

Congratulations to Josh Read who is the latest winner of the 2018 BOP Medical Students Scholarship Award

2018 Scoular Scholarship Winner announced

2018 Scoular Scholarship Winner announced

Congratulations to Otumoetai College student, Will McCall, who has been announced as the 2018 recipient of the Robin and Anne Scoular Scholarship.

Isaac Crowe is the winner of the 2018 Jann Medlicott Creative Art Award!

Isaac Crowe is the winner of the 2018 Jann Medlicott Creative Art Award!

Congratulations to third year Toi Ohomai Creative Industries student, Isaac Crowe, who won this prestigious award managed by Creative Bay of Plenty.

Acorn's recent breakfast and morning tea functions for donors, supporters and recipients

Acorn's recent breakfast and morning tea functions for donors, supporters and recipients

We welcomed over 120 donors, recipients and Acorn supporters to breakfast and morning tea functions in Te Puke, Katikati and Tauranga throughout September.

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