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WBOP Rapid Response Fund -  COVID-19

WBOP Rapid Response Fund - COVID-19

Funders in the Western Bay of Plenty have come together to establish a new rapid response fund to support community groups who are experiencing increased demand and/or funding shortfall as a result of…

Covid-19: What's happening at Acorn right now

Covid-19: What's happening at Acorn right now

A brief update on the impact of Covid-19 for our donors, supporters, friends and recipient organisations. It is business as usual for us, so please don't hesitate to contact us by phone or email.

The shortlist is out for the Jann Medlicott Acorn Prize for Fiction for 2020

The shortlist is out for the Jann Medlicott Acorn Prize for Fiction for 2020

Mark Broatch, spokesperson for the fiction judges, applauds the “cheeringly excellent year for New Zealand fiction,” with novels and short story collections of great range, depth and surprise.

Acorn's literary philanthropist named!

Acorn's literary philanthropist named!

We are so delighted to announce the name of our previously anonymous donor who has been generously supporting the NZ Book Awards since 2016.

Tax credits provide extra incentive to give back to the community before 31 March

Tax credits provide extra incentive to give back to the community before 31 March

The Acorn Foundation’s Give Back and Get Back campaign is underway for 2020, aiming to highlight the benefits that giving back to the community can provide, including the 33.3% tax credit you can…

POSTPONED: Join us for a drink and learn more about your community

POSTPONED: Join us for a drink and learn more about your community

[This function has been postponed due to the current Covid19 threat] Our annual Supporters & Friends function is coming up on Thursday 26 March. This is an amazing opportunity to learn more about…

Michelle Malcolm joins the Acorn Board of Trustees in December 2019

Michelle Malcolm joins the Acorn Board of Trustees in December 2019

We are delighted to welcome Michelle Malcolm who joined our Board of Trustees in late 2019, following the departure of recent Chair, Glenn Keaney.

Craigs Investment Partners: Supporting the Bay of Plenty this Christmas

Craigs Investment Partners: Supporting the Bay of Plenty this Christmas

Craigs Investment Partners gifts $27,000 to the Western Bay of Plenty this Christmas!

News: Craigs Investment Partners launches strategic giving partnership with Community Foundations NZ on Giving Tuesday

News: Craigs Investment Partners launches strategic giving partnership with Community Foundations NZ on Giving Tuesday

We are so pleased to be able to announce our new partnership with Craigs Investment Partners which will see communities nationwide benefit. Craigs Investment Partners, Acorn Foundation and CFNZ have…

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