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We are pleased to be supporting PRIDE Week 2021, kicking off with the unveiling of #ColourfulCashel showcasing and embracing our diverse community.

PRIDE Endowment Fund Established

Our PRIDE Endowment Fund provides support and a positive profile to the LGBTQIA+ community, forever.

Legacy Fund for Earthquakes Launched

The Christchurch Foundation launched the Greater Christchurch Earthquake Memorial Fund to coincide with the 10th anniversary of the tragic events of the 22 February, 2011.

First Ambassador Appointed

We are thrilled to announce that Mike McRoberts, son of Ōtautahi Christchurch and award winning journalist, has agreed to become the fund ambassador for the Greater Christchurch Earthquake Memorial Fund.

FY20 Annual Report

Please click through to download our FY2020 Annual Report. We are very pleased to announce that since our establishment in late 2017, we have raised $12.4M for causes and projects in greater Ōtautahi Christchurch.

Tim Jarvis - Successful events in Christchurch and Akaroa

The Christchurch Foundation enjoyed two successful events hosting speaker and world explorer Tim Jarvis on 4 and 5 December, 2020.

Christmas 2020 Newsletter

Click through to read more about our Vital Signs research, the wrap up of the Our People, Our City fund, and the Te Ahu Patiki project.

2020 Christchurch Vital Signs

You may have seen recent media coverage around our research called Vital Signs.  This work is key to us being able to deliver informed donor led philanthropy.

A New Model for Charities

Our Chief Executive, Amy Carter, recently spoke with The Institute of Directors about The Christchurch Foundation's approach to governance and our plans to grow our model of philanthropy.

Collaboration to bring Tūī back to Christchurch

Click through to learn more about why and how we are working with Meridian Energy to bring Tūī back to our city and its surrounds.

Women's Fund Leadership Speaker Series: Sacha McMeeking

Our Women’s Fund speaker series continues with another fabulous wāhine, Sacha Mc Meeking. Sacha works at the University of Canterbury where she is the Head of School for Maori and Indigenous studies.

2020 Women's Fund Grant Award Winner - Ciara Foley

Meet Caira. She is one of our Women's Fund award winners this year. She is passionate about curbing climate change and thinks you should be too. Click through to find out more...

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