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Breakfast with local professional advisors

Breakfast with local professional advisors

It was wonderful to be joined by our local professional advisors for a breakfast seminar at Findex Tauranga.

2020 BOP Medical Students Scholarship Winner announced

2020 BOP Medical Students Scholarship Winner announced

EBOP student, Aman Singh, is the very deserving winner of the BOP Medical Students Scholarship for 2020.

Morning tea in the regions

Morning tea in the regions

The Acorn team thoroughly enjoyed meeting with supporters and recipient organisations in Katikati and Te Puke this week.

Remembering Acorn donors - 10 new oak trees planted

Remembering Acorn donors - 10 new oak trees planted

Friends and family joined together on a lovely day in September to honour recently deceased Acorn donors.

Acorn Foundation community distributions top $1.75M this year

Acorn Foundation community distributions top $1.75M this year

Acorn donors have contributed more than $1.75M to the community in the past 12 months, up more than 50% on last year.

Acorn Foundation partners with Owens Charitable Trust

Acorn Foundation partners with Owens Charitable Trust

The Acorn Foundation is thrilled to partner with the Owens Charitable Trust to take over the important local programme that has provided tertiary scholarships in the region for over 25 years.

Acorn's financial self-sufficiency means more money for local charities

Acorn's financial self-sufficiency means more money for local charities

Becoming financially self-sufficient means that our foundation will no longer require corporate, trust or direct donor gifts to help cover its operational costs, freeing that money up to assist other…

2020 Dale Carnegie Scholarship Winners Celebrated

2020 Dale Carnegie Scholarship Winners Celebrated

A total of 23 local students received their graduation certificates for completing the 2020 Acorn Foundation Dale Carnegie Youth Programme, which means a whopping total of 250 WBOP Year 13 students…

Phase Two of WBOP Rapid Response Fund

Phase Two of WBOP Rapid Response Fund

Local funders TECT, Acorn Foundation, BayTrust and Tauranga City Council have announced a transition to phase two of their Covid-19 funding support, with an aim to help key Western Bay of Plenty…

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