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Effective. And Local.

Why Auckland Foundation?

We are on a mission to support the future of Auckland by simplifying giving for good. Our vision is for a thriving Tāmaki Makaurau.

By making it easy for donors to support causes they care about, we want to inspire a movement of impactful giving by generous Aucklanders.

Through our efficient governance and administration services, donors create and direct funds with freedom to focus on the transformation they want to create in areas they care about.

We look forward to connecting with you to simplify your giving, shape your impact and create your legacy.

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Hear from Auckland Foundation Chair, Garth Sinclair as he discusses our purpose and work with Simon Bridges as part of Auckland Business Chamber's Business Insight series.


What is a community foundation?

Community foundations are about place-based giving - giving back for the long-term benefit and enhancement of a place and its communities.

Auckland Foundation is a member of Community Foundations of New Zealand (CFNZ). While community foundations have only been in Aotearoa New Zealand since 2003, the concept - pooling and investing charitable donations for the good of a local area - has been a growing global movement for over a hundred years.

Across the country, community foundations are here to help generous people like you make a lasting, transformative difference in our local communities.


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