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The gift that keeps on giving: celebrating the incredible growth of Acorn’s first donor fund

15 Sep 2021

The gift that keeps on giving: celebrating the incredible growth of Acorn’s first donor fund

Acorn Foundation’s first ever endowment fund has now given back more to the community than the original gift – and the capital has grown by 46%!

Acorn Foundation donates more than $2M to the community

07 Sep 2021

Acorn Foundation donates more than $2M to the community

Thanks to our generous donors, Acorn is delighted to announce a record annual distribution of more than $2M to the community.

September is Wills Month!

23 Aug 2021

September is Wills Month!

Add Acorn to your existing Will for free this September with our partner law firms.

Acorn Foundation partners with Tauranga-based FAME Trust

13 Aug 2021

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.

Acorn Foundation celebrates another year of excellent results

04 Aug 2021

Acorn Foundation celebrates another year of excellent results

Our fund saw a return of 13.9% this year, which takes the average annual investment return since Acorn’s inception in 2003 to 9.1%

Celebrating the Dale Carnegie 2021 Scholarship Winners

09 Jul 2021

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.

Winners of the 2021 Christine Tustain Sports Award announced

06 Jul 2021

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

01 Jul 2021

Local Students win 2021 scholarships to Outward Bound

These scholarships are awarded annually to Year 12 students from local schools to attend the Tangaroa Watch programme in the South Island.

Acorn Foundation funds top $50M with latest donor gifts

01 Jul 2021

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.

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