Find the latest news and updates from the Acorn Foundation here:
Vira Paky wins the Gary Ware Legacy Award for human rights
This is the second year the award has been running, thanks to the generosity of the Ware family.
University of Waikato selects inaugural FAME Trust winner
Congratulations to performing arts student Majenta Gaffar!
Seven local students win prestigious Owens Scholarships
This year marks the 28th year that Owens Scholarships have been supporting young people in our region.
FAME Trust awards first scholarship at Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington
Congratulations to Sebastian Hunter!
Toi Whakaari selects first FAME Trust Emerging Practitioner Award winner
Congratulations to Maurea on her selection for the FAME Trust Emerging Practitioner Award!
Congratulations to the 2021 Jann Medlicott Creative Arts Scholarship recipient
We are delighted to announce the 2021 recipient of the Jann Medlicott Creative Arts Scholarship: Ellie Smith!
Announcing the first winner of the FAME Emerging Practitioner Award
Contemporary dancer, Persia Thor-Poet, was unanimously selected by the NZ School of Dance’s Scholarship Committee.
Acorn Foundation partners with Tauranga-based FAME Trust
Founded in 2007, the FAME (Fund for Acting and Musical Endeavours) Trust has long provided support for young and mid-career artists.