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Behind every grant there is a story

Support for the communities of today, to shape the communities of tomorrow.

To enhance lives, Foundation North provides funding and support to initiatives large and small to respond to their communities now and for generations to come. In doing so, we support community-based initiatives in Tāmaki Makaurau and Te Tai Tokerau.

Funding for
your community projects


Have a project that needs funding, or an idea that you need support to develop?

We want our funding to support services, initiatives and events that will enhance the lives of people in our communities. We offer grants through our community funding programmes, as well as funds that work in new ways to achieve impact.

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The Community Builders NZ Trust.  Image: Liam Shaw
The Community Builders NZ Trust. Image: Liam Shaw
Funding story

Te Pounga Marae

Te Pounga Marae, once deemed unsafe and recommended for demolition, has now been rebuilt with a new complex to cater for the demands of the community.

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Focus area: Community Support
Te Pounga Marae