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Foundation North announces new Chair and Deputy Chair

Monday, 30 August 2021, 2:37 pm | Foundation North

Walter Wells (Ngāti Kuri, Te Rarawa, Ngāpuhi, Ngātiwai) has been appointed Chair of Foundation North, the community trust for Auckland and Northland. Mr Wells has been a Trustee on the Foundation’s board since September 2020 and takes over as ... More >>

#NUKU100 Movement Elevates And Celebrates Wāhine, For Wāhine And By Wāhine

Wednesday, 9 June 2021, 2:33 pm | Foundation North

Foundation North recently approved $25,000 to support NUKU, a social impact initiative to amplify 100 Indigenous female change-makers and leaders through audio podcasts, photography, videography, books, art and live events. Since 2019, NUKU has set out ... More >>

Uniting Through The Language Of Music

Wednesday, 9 June 2021, 11:59 am | Foundation North

A Quick Response Grant from Foundation North will enable The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra Foundation to deliver their new Community and School Outreach Programme to communities in South Auckland and Northland. The Setting Up Camp tour, running ... More >>

A Window Into Bygone Biodiversity

Thursday, 29 April 2021, 10:34 am | Foundation North

For the last 19 years, Whakaangi Landcare Trust has been delivering conservation projects to help regenerate native ecosystems in the far north, on the Hihi Peninsula in Doubtless Bay. A recent grant from Foundation North will enable the Trust to run ... More >>

Enhancing Resilience Of Pacific Youth In South Auckland

Thursday, 29 April 2021, 10:07 am | Foundation North

Foundation North has recently granted $98,100 to The Tongan Health Society to support its wellbeing work with young Pacific people in Auckland. The Tongan Health Society offers a youth-navigator led programme designed to prevent suicide and suicidal thoughts ... More >>

The Warmth Of An Enduring Partnership Blankets Auckland And Northland Communities

Wednesday, 7 April 2021, 1:21 pm | Foundation North

What does an enduring partnership look like? Innovative organisations collaborating for the betterment of our communities, with positive impacts on people. More >>

Foundation North Funding For HIV Health Navigator

Tuesday, 16 March 2021, 9:31 am | Foundation North

A Quick Response Grant from Foundation North is helping Body Positive Inc. to support New Zealanders living with HIV. Body Positive Inc. provides wraparound health and wellbeing services for HIV positive kiwis, while increasing awareness of HIV in the ... More >>

An Army Of Support For Rangatahi In Auckland And Northland

Tuesday, 16 March 2021, 8:51 am | Foundation North

Foundation North recently approved $25,000 to the Student Volunteer Army to help support rangatahi in Auckland and Northland carry out takoha (acts of service) and solve problems in their local communities. Now in its fifth year, the association ... More >>

Keeping The Gift Of Music Alive For Our Tamariki

Monday, 15 March 2021, 10:34 am | Foundation North

Foundation North recently approved $25,000 to the Tironui Music Trust to assist in continuing to offer instruments to South Auckland students in the Tironui Music Trust Programme this year. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2103/3e77d65d4d98ad3eeeca.jpeg" ... More >>

Monumental Funding Towards Auckland As World’s Most Active City

Wednesday, 3 February 2021, 12:12 pm | Foundation North

Foundation North recently approved $2,774,000 over two years to Aktive and will assist Aktive, Sport Waitākere, Sport Auckland, Harbour Sport, and CLM Community Sport to deliver The Auckland Approach to Community Sport which aims to create a ... More >>

Giving Effect To Te Titiri O Waitangi Through Mana Whenua Representation Highlighted In GIFT Year 4 Annual Report

Wednesday, 27 January 2021, 4:23 pm | Foundation North

A report released today by GIFT, the Foundation North initiative, has learnings for how communities and agencies can approach healing the Hauraki Gulf. After 4 years of the initiative, which seeks to support entrepreneurs and innovators to test, scale ... More >>

Support For Aspiring Filmmakers In Northland And South Auckland

Monday, 19 October 2020, 8:59 am | Foundation North

Script to Screen – Te Tari Tuhi Kupu A Whakaahua has received funding of $162,000 over three years to continue its development initiatives for new and emerging filmmakers in South Auckland and Northland. A large proportion of the grant from Foundation ... More >>

Taking The Reins - Recent Grants Help Equine Organisations Raise Whanau Resilience

Thursday, 15 October 2020, 6:47 am | Foundation North

Foundation North supported several organisations over the last month in Northland including Āwhina hōiho and Kaitaia Group of Riding for the Disabled Association Incorporated. Āwhina hōiho recevied funding of $15,000 to enable its work providing ... More >>

Foundation North Grant To Support Youth Award Programmes That Help Young People Find Their Purpose

Thursday, 15 October 2020, 6:31 am | Foundation North

The Duke of Edinburgh's Hillary Award (The Award) received $120,000 over 3 years from Foundation North, the community trust of Auckland and Northland The grant will support 60 new participants between the ages of 14-24, primarily from South Auckland ... More >>

Support For Aspiring Filmmakers In Northland And South Auckland

Wednesday, 14 October 2020, 5:15 pm | Foundation North

Script to Screen – Te Tari Tuhi Kupu A Whakaahua has received funding of $162,000 over three years to continue its development initiatives for new and emerging filmmakers in South Auckland and Northland. A large proportion of the grant from Foundation ... More >>

Movements To Promote Taitamariki As Kaitiaki In Aotearoa

Monday, 14 September 2020, 9:42 am | Foundation North

Community groups and environmental organisations are guiding and equipping rangatahi to be protectors of the environment, with an intention to blend mātauranga Māori and Western science. Recent findings of a study, led by Dr Tara McAllister, of centre ... More >>

Support To Get Ready For Impact Investment: Grant Funding

Saturday, 12 September 2020, 4:51 pm | Foundation North

Ākina Foundation’s Impact Readiness Grants is back for its fourth year, strengthened by the support from partners including Foundation North, the community Trust for Auckland and Northland. Are you on a journey to seek impact investment and just need ... More >>

Foundation North Makes $2 Million Impact Investment Into Salvation Army Community Bond

Sunday, 23 August 2020, 12:58 pm | Foundation North

Foundation North, the community trust for Auckland and Northland, has made its first impact investment towards the creation of 118 new homes for families facing housing insecurities. Foundation North has invested $2m through impact-investing platform ... More >>

Salvation Army Receives $2 Million Impact Investment For Housing

Wednesday, 19 August 2020, 12:21 pm | Foundation North

Foundation North, the community trust for Auckland and Northland, has made its first impact investment towards the creation of 118 new homes for families facing housing insecurities. Foundation North has invested $2m through impact-investing platform ... More >>

Foundation North incoming CEO in Northland

Wednesday, 31 July 2019, 9:22 am | Foundation North

Foundation North chair John Slater and chief executive Jennifer Gill will tomorrow host members of Northland community organisations to introduce them to the Foundation’s incoming chief executive, Peter Tynan. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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