Find the latest news and updates from the Acorn Foundation here:
The FAME Trust selects two award winners from University of Otago
Congratulations to Abhinath Berry and Jordan Wichman, who have both received the FAME Trust 2021 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.
Grace Terry is the first recipient of the Coker Classical Arts Scholarship
Grace is pictured here with local artist, Jenny Coker, who sponsors the award.
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
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!
Add Acorn to your existing Will for free this September with our partner law firms.
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.