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Celebrating the Dale Carnegie 2021 Scholarship Winners

Celebrating the Dale Carnegie 2021 Scholarship Winners

Scholarship winners from local schools were in high spirits as they completed the 2021 Dale Carnegie Youth Programme yesterday.

Acorn Foundation funds top $50M with latest donor gifts

Acorn Foundation funds top $50M with latest donor gifts

The Acorn Foundation has reached another milestone with recent gifts propelling the funds under management past $50M as of 30 June.

Winners of the 2021 Christine Tustain Sports Award announced

Winners of the 2021 Christine Tustain Sports Award announced

The winners of the 2021 Christine Tustain Sports Award chosen by Sport Bay of Plenty are Hannah Gapes and Joseph Smythe.

Local Students win 2021 scholarships to Outward Bound

Local Students win 2021 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.

The power of Workplace Giving

The power of Workplace Giving

One BOP organisation has generated a substantial sum which has been distributed to organisations in the WBOP, EBOP and Rotorua.

Honouring our donors at the Acorn Foundation Oak Grove

Honouring our donors at the Acorn Foundation Oak Grove

Family and friends gathered with the Acorn team last week to celebrate the lives of some incredibly generous people.

Craigs raises funds for helicopter trusts

Craigs raises funds for helicopter trusts

We're so impressed with the team at Craigs who worked together to raise money for helicopter trusts around New Zealand. Fantastic works, Craigs!

Winner of the Jann Medlicott Acorn Prize for Fiction announced!

Winner of the Jann Medlicott Acorn Prize for Fiction announced!

Donated by generous Acorn donor Jann Medlicott, this $57,000 prize was awarded to Airini Beautrais for her book ‘Bug Week’

KPMG selects first Workplace Giving recipients

KPMG selects first Workplace Giving recipients

The KPMG Tauranga office has been running a Workplace Giving programme with Acorn since last year, and recently distributed to their first chosen recipients.

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