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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…

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.

Charities and local organisations benefit from the distribution of the 2018 Funding from the Acorn Foundation!

Charities and local organisations benefit from the distribution of the 2018 Funding from the Acorn Foundation!

Over $930,000 was distributed in August 2018 to 123 charities and organisations in the region.

The latest round of Scholarships and Awards from the Acorn Foundation recognise excellence in our community

The latest round of Scholarships and Awards from the Acorn Foundation recognise excellence in our community

Our team was busy with award events during July 2018 and awarding these prizes on behalf of our donors is one of the most rewarding parts of our jobs. These scholarships, and others we have available…

The winner of the 2018 Acorn Foundation Christine Tustain Performing Arts Award has been announced!

The winner of the 2018 Acorn Foundation Christine Tustain Performing Arts Award has been announced!

Angus Simmons is the 2018 recipient of the Acorn Foundation Christine Tustain Performing Arts Award.

A love story of convents, spitfires and generosity - meet our wonderful donors Mary McGowan and her late husband Roy

A love story of convents, spitfires and generosity - meet our wonderful donors Mary McGowan and her late husband Roy

Read about our fascinating Acorn donors, 92-year-old Brunei born Mary McGowan, who spent the war years at the Chijmes convent in Singapore, and her English husband, Roy, who was an RAF squadron leader…

2018 Acorn Foundation Fiction Prize: Congratulations to this year's winner Pip Adam, author of The New Animals

2018 Acorn Foundation Fiction Prize: Congratulations to this year's winner Pip Adam, author of The New Animals

The Acorn Foundation Fiction Prize, valued at $52,000, is given away at the Ockham NZ Book Awards each year.  

Donor families recently added to the Acorn Foundation Oak Grove on a beautiful winter's day in May 2018

Donor families recently added to the Acorn Foundation Oak Grove on a beautiful winter's day in May 2018

On a beautiful day in May 2018, 10 more Oak trees were planted in memory of our wonderful donors.

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