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We invite you to scroll down and click on different images to find out more about our current projects.

Pūtaringamotu Riccarton Bush Fund

Pūtaringamotu Riccarton Bush Fund

We are backing an important kaitiakitanga project to enhance the ecologically significant lowland native bush at Riccarton Bush.

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Governors Bay Jetty

Governors Bay Jetty

For almost 150 years, Governors Bay Jetty has drawn people from far and wide to a magical seascape at the head of the harbour.

Since the earthquakes, the Jetty has sat in disrepair… but not for much longer! With over $1 million raised so far, the Trust will soon sign a construction contract to begin the rebuild in 2022.

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Women in Sport

Women in Sport Fund

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.

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Better City Business

Better City Business

Become a Better City Business which helps us to help make greater Christchurch an even better place to live, work and play.

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PRIDE Fund

PRIDE Fund

The PRIDE Endowment Fund that will provide support and a positive profile to the LGBTQIA+ community, forever.

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Generation Give

Generation Give

Growing Future Growers. We bring you Generation Give with support from Jarden and Brannigans, which is a programme that helps grow the capability of young leaders with a particular passion for the not-for-profit sector. It is called Generation Give, and the honourable Lianne Dalziel, Mayor of Christchurch is the Ambassador of the initiative.

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Philanthropy Internship 2022

Philanthropy Internship 2022

This year The Christchurch Foundation is offering 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.

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Sports Inclusivity Fund

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.

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Lantern Fund

Lantern Fund

Give the gift of light and celebrate the diversity of our city. This fund has been launched, as a legacy for the South Island Moon Festival. The fund will add to, and refresh the city's lantern collection initially, and then commission more lanterns in the future.

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The Kate Sheppard Women’s Fund

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 fund to support women and girls in our city who are change-makers.

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Our People, Our City Education Fund

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.

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Earthquake Memorial Fund

Greater Ōtautahi Christchurch Earthquake Memorial Fund

11 years ago greater Christchurch changed forever. 11 years later we are ensuring this part of our story is never forgotten.

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Tūī Corridor Project

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.

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Christchurch Foundation Volunteers

Christchurch Foundation Volunteers

Join our Christchurch Foundation Volunteer database and be updated when there are new opportunities to volunteer in great Ōtautahi Christchurch.

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Where It's Needed Most - The General Fund

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.

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