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Governor-General Dame Cindy Kiro appointed as Patron of new strategic way of giving in Aotearoa NZ
The Acorn Foundation are thrilled that Governor-General Dame Cindy Kiro has been appointed as Patron for Community Foundations of New Zealand (CFNZ).
Jann Medlicott Acorn Prize for Fiction Winner Announced
Congratulations to Wellington novelist and playwright Whiti Hereaka, who won the $60,000 award last week.
Acorn Foundation launches new research into supporting youth in the Western Bay of Plenty
The Western Bay of Plenty Vital Signs® Youth 2022 report is out now for you to read and gain insight into the youth in the WBOP.
Congratulations to the 2021 winners of University of Waikato Scholarships
Each scholarship rewards, and provides financial support to, students with a history of outstanding work ethic and community spirit.
Inaugural winner of the FAME Mid-Career Award announced
Congratulations to renowned dancer and performer, Rodney Bell (Ngāti Maniapoto)
Acorn Foundation is seeking volunteer committee members
The Acorn Foundation is currently seeking two volunteers to join our Distributions Committee.
Tax credits provide extra incentive to give back to the community before 31 March
The Acorn Foundation's new campaign is highlighting the benefits of giving back to the community, including up to a 33.3% tax credit on all gifts made before 31 March.
The 2022 New Zealand Book Awards longlists have been announced!
The awards include the Jann Medlicott Acorn Prize for Fiction, which offers $60,000 to the winner.