We were thrilled to announce the grant recipients at our recent High Tea event for the Kate Sheppard Women's Fund. These projects are truly inspiring and work so hard to improve people's lives in our community:
Emily Cormack, Regenerate Christchurch
Heather Milne, Christchurch Aunties
Joy Reid, One Mother to Another and
Lois Hill, Bike Bridge
We were very fortunate this year to have a corporate sponsor Evotek Technologies, a locally run, 30 year old family business who made the fourth grant possible.
Thank you applicants for your amazing applications and your energy for your projects. We have had an outstanding response and we are absolutely thrilled at the level of commitment by these good people in our community!
We were so impressed by the caliber of amazing talent in the greater Christchurch area. Click through to learn more about our grant winner - Phoebe Hurst!
Last week our Chief Executive, Amy Carter, met with the Christchurch City Council elected members and senior staff and asked for a reduction in the establishment grant for the 2022 and 2023 financial years.
Please click through to read a statement from Amy.
Empowering those most impacted by the shootings was something that both the Muslim communities of Ōtautahi and our donors desired as a positive outcome of 15 March 2019.
We are thrilled to share that our sister entity The Christchurch Foundation - NZ Ltd (based in the UK and a registered UK charity) has received its first major gift. The Christ Church Cathedral Reinstatement Trust is the beneficiary.
Internationally acclaimed Shakespearian actor and writer Ben Crystal has given us a grant for a talented actor who needs a little cash to assist them pursue their craft.
Join us on 16, 17 or 19 June preparing and planting trees at Living Springs.
Our Chair, Humphry Rolleston, has become a Distinguished Fellow of the New Zealand Institute of Directors.
We are thrilled to share that our sister entity in the United Kingdom, The Christchurch Foundation New Zealand Ltd, has received its charitable registration.
Canterbury Cricket and Mainland Football are delighted to announce the appointment of Hussain Hanif to a newly created Ethnic Diversity and Inclusion Programme Manager role. The role has been funded from the Christchurch Foundation’s Sports Inclusivity Fund.
We are pleased to be supporting PRIDE Week 2021, kicking off with the unveiling of #ColourfulCashel showcasing and embracing our diverse community.