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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…

The 2021 NZ Book Awards Long List has been announced!

The 2021 NZ Book Awards Long List has been announced!

Youth, diversity and vitality are reflected in the Ockham New Zealand Book Awards Longlist, released on 28 January. Click here to view a full list of finalists.

The Acorn Foundation Junior Art Awards are now open!

The Acorn Foundation Junior Art Awards are now open!

Acorn Foundation and the Tauranga Art Gallery are excited to announce the inaugural Acorn Foundation Junior Art Awards and Exhibition, scheduled for April 2021.   ​​​​​​​

Craigs Investment Partners: Giving generously this Christmas

Craigs Investment Partners: Giving generously this Christmas

The good folks at Craigs Investment Partners have done it again! For the second year, they have provided more than $150,000 to the Acorn Foundation to distribute around the country on their behalf.

Congratulations to the 2020 winner of the Acorn Foundation Adult Learner Scholarship

Congratulations to the 2020 winner of the Acorn Foundation Adult Learner Scholarship

The Acorn team is thrilled to announce that Kylie Oliver is the 2020 recipient of the Acorn Foundation Adult Learner Scholarship.

2020 winner of the Eva Trowbridge scholarship announced

2020 winner of the Eva Trowbridge scholarship announced

Congratulations to the 14th winner of the Acorn Foundation Eva Trowbridge Scholarship

The 2020 Acorn Foundation Beverly Perszyk Scholarship goes to Te Puke High's Jed Melton

The 2020 Acorn Foundation Beverly Perszyk Scholarship goes to Te Puke High's Jed Melton

Congratulations to the winner of the Acorn Foundation Beverly Perszyk Scholarship, Jed Melton, who takes this award alongside TECT's First-in-Family Scholarship for studies at Waikato University's…

Bob & Joy Owens Scholarship Winners for 2020

Bob & Joy Owens Scholarship Winners for 2020

We were delighted to attend various awards ceremonies at several WBOP colleges through November/December to see the Owens Scholarships handed out to seven standout Year 13 students.

Acorn's 2020 AGM and Distributions Celebration Evening

Acorn's 2020 AGM and Distributions Celebration Evening

We had a fabulous evening on 16 November, hosting our AGM at The Kollective along with around 80 Acorn donors, recipients and supporters.

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