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Inaugral Women's Fund Awards

The Christchurch Foundation is pleased to announce the three winners for 2019, Azaria Howell, Cate Grace, and Lynette Diaz.

The Fund and awards were established on September 19, 2018 to celebrate Otautahi/Christchurch’s proud tradition of female leadership, to acknowledge and support our current leaders working at the grassroots within our communities, and to inspire future female leaders.

Thanks to The Chills

We are thrilled to share that The Chills have announced they are giving us $10k USD for the Our People, Our City Fund.

Update on Funds

Find out more about where we are at in terms of collecting in, caring for and distributing in response to the March 15 attacks.

Update on our Listening Project

We are now mid way through the time we allocated to listening to ideas those most impacted by March 15 have around the use of the Our People, Our City fund.

A short message from our Chair

Humphry Rolleston, our chair, shares our purpose.

Why does Brannigans partner with us?

Nick and Sally, the owners of Brannigans, explain more about why they give through The Christchurch Foundation in this short video.

Two New Ambulances for St John Christchurch

Two new ambulances gifted to St John Christchurch as a result of March 15 response

Teochew International Foundation and the Chao Shan General Association of New Zealand will donate two brand new ambulances to St John in Christchurch as thanks for the outstanding work ambulance officers did during the March 15 terror attack.

Applications for Awards Now Open

Celebrating champions, campaigners and change-makers.
Applications are now open for the 2019 Women's Fund Awards.
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Our city has a proud tradition of women facilitating ground-breaking societal change. In order to recognise this, and to ensure that this proud legacy continues, we formed a fund to support women and girls in our city who are change makers.

Hilltop Hoods gift all Christchurch Concert Profits to Our People, Our City

We’re honoured to receive 100% of all ticket profits of this sold-out Christchurch show. They donated the whole lot to Our People Our City Fund to help the victims of the March 15 terror attacks.

August Update - Our People, Our City Fund

We are now in the middle of our Listening Project for Our People, Our City where the next of kin of the deceased, those that were shot and all other members of the Muslim communities of Christchurch are being asked to provide us with recommendations as to how the funds raised should be used.

We have also been reaching out around the world and New Zealand to other entities that have supported communities post a tragic event or terror attack to learn what we can from them.

Fantastic turnout at the Foundation's launch in the UK

We celebrated the launch of our UK Chapter at the New Zealand High Commission on the 4th of July in London.

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