The Kate Sheppard Women’s Fund
Our city has a proud history of women facilitating ground-breaking societal change. In order to recognise this, and to ensure this proud legacy continues, we have formed this giving circle to support women and girls in our city who are change-makers.
Sports Inclusivity Fund
A fund focused on developing a systematic approach to increase diversity and inclusion in sport, with an emphasis on aiding ethnic minorities to participate safely, and feel welcome, in the wider sporting community of greater Ōtautahi Christchurch.
Our People, Our City Education Fund
The Our People, Our City Education Fund is a long-term legacy for the identified children of the Shaheed (those killed) and Bullet Injured in the mosque attacks on 15 March 2019 in Christchurch New Zealand.
Where It's Needed Most - The General Fund
You can make a general gift to greater Ōtahutahi Christchurch and we'll take all the work out of it and manage it for you.
Alexandra Shackleton Fund
Help us fund a new home for the Alexandra Shackleton.
Earthquake Memorial Fund
11 years ago greater Christchurch changed forever. 11 years later we are ensuring this part of our story is never forgotten.
The RAINBOW Endowment Fund that will provide support and a positive profile to the LGBTQIA+ community, forever.
Tūī Corridor Project
Meridian and The Christchurch Foundation are planting Tūī Tucker throughout Christchurch to bring back the iconic sound of Tūī song to backyards.
Women in Sport
Women have a special role in sport. This fund is designed to nurture and inspire women and girl’s participation in sport, by providing funding to support individuals (athletes, coaches, and officials) based in greater Ōtautahi Christchurch, to grow their exposure and success, and then share their stories to younger athletes. Join our fund ambassador Gemma McCaw to play your part.
Governors Bay Jetty
Help the Governors Bay Jetty Restoration Trust to complete the restoration of the Jetty.
Growing Givers. We bring you Generation Give a programme that helps grow the capability of young leaders with a particular passion for the not-for-profit sector.
Better City Business
The Christchurch Foundation is increasingly asked by business leaders about how they give back to their community in a way that has business benefits, and more and more we are being asked for advice around Corporate social responsibility (CSR). That's why we have established Better City Business. This is an entry level CSR support programme designed for businesses in Christchurch, Selwyn and Waimakriri.
Pūtaringamotu Riccarton Bush Fund
We are backing an important kaitiakitanga project to enhance the ecologically significant lowland native bush at Riccarton Bush.
In 2022 The Christchurch Foundation offered a programme to help grow the capability of young professional leaders with a particular interest in the not-for-profit sector. It is called The Philanthropy Internship.
Christchurch Foundation Volunteers
Join our Christchurch Foundation Volunteer database and be updated when there are new opportunities to volunteer in greater Ōtautahi Christchurch.
Help Build Youth Hub Christchurch
Youth Hub Christchurch will be a turning point in the lives of our city’s young people.
Green Philanthropy Fund
The Green Philanthropy Fund - to accelerate positive environmental change in Waitaha Canterbury.
Become A Patron
The Christchurch Foundation was set up to ensure that philanthropy in Canterbury could operate in a cohesive and effective way that has impact. With this in mind, we are looking for Patrons who want to be part of that legacy.
Womens Entrepreneurs Fund
The Christchurch Foundation is lucky enough to work with an incredible donor, Joy Shivas who has funded the establishment of our Women's Entrepreneurship Fund.
Tim Jarvis Books & DVD
Purchase one of Tim Jarvis's books, Shackleton's Epic or The Unforgiving Minute, as well as his DVD Shackleton: Death or Glory.