Corporate Funds

The business of doing good

More and more businesses are taking an interest in corporate social responsibility and choosing to give back to the communities in which they work. 

We know that social good is increasingly important to employees and it will play a more significant role as the younger generations select their preferred employer. 

There are many local organisations in the Western Bay of Plenty - large and small - doing great things in our communities. Setting up a Corporate Fund through Acorn is an easy way to make a difference in the region we all love. 

Find out how Corporate Funds work here.

If you're interested in learning more, please contact us

Current Corporate Funds include:


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The Munro and Church Families’ partnership established Althorp Village in 1999 with a view to creating a vertically integrated environment for those entering their "third age" in life. Now complete and successful, the Directors have reached their goal of being able to give back to people less fortunate than themselves. Click here to read more.





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Cooney Lees & Morgan established the first Corporate Fund with Acorn Foundation and have been incredibly supportive of Acorn and the WBOP community since 2016.  Click here to read more.



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Craigs Investment Partners established the Craigs Community Fund in late 2019 and immediately began its Christmas giving by donating over $150,000 to the New Zealand community in lieu of client Christmas gifts.  Funds were distributed via the Acorn Foundation to corresponding community foundations across New Zealand.  Click here to read more.





KPMG's Tauranga office set up a Corporate fund including workplace giving with the Acorn Foundation in late 2019.  We are delighted to have both management and staff on board!  Click here to read more.



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The Metro Marketing team have been doing their bit for our community for quite some time, well before establishing their Corporate Fund in 2018.  Click here to read more.





NumberWorks’nWords Tauranga set up a Corporate Fund with Acorn in mid-2019, as part of their efforts to reduce inequity in Tauranga. Click here to read more.



Oriens Capital established their Corporate Fund with Acorn in 2021 in order to support worthy causes in our community. Click here to read more.



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For the past few years, ASB Bank Tauranga (inclusive of Bayfair and Pāpāmoa) have gifted support to the local community via Acorn. Click here to read more.



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In 2021, Farmer Autovillage donated nine scholarships via the Acorn Foundation, available to students from three local schools. Click here to read more.



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Ryan+Alexander launched five scholarships via Acorn in 2021, available to local school leavers heading off to tertiary study. Click here to read more.