Our 2023 Grants

Find out how we've split our Grants this year.

Homelessness and Hunger - 18% of all funds given

A safe home

You support high-risk families facing homelessness with wrap-around support. This means families will get support to get into a transitional home and the skills to manage a tenancy. Families are given the chance to upskill, access early education for their children, get financial skills and help with managing their tenancies.

  • De Paul House
  • Monte Cecilia Housing Trust

Nourishing food

You help families and individuals get nourishing food to feed their children or themselves, and community dinners to connect with other families and support staff. You also make sure that they receive vital budgeting skills to get out of and stay out of debt.

  • St Vincent de Paul, Otahuhu
  • South Auckland Christian Foodbank
  • St Vincent de Paul, Northland

Families and Young People

You support and care for families - 33% of all funds given

You provide support for families to break free from intergenerational poverty, abuse and crime.

You support single dads in South Auckland with training, mentoring and the skills to be the best dads they can be and great role models for their children.

You provide parenting programmes for mums and dads who are unable to cope. You give them the skills to manage challenging times with their baby or children, relationship problems with their partners, and help to get the right skills to look after their families.

You help young mums on their own and parents struggling with their new-born babies. You make sure that they can get suitable accommodation, baby gear, practical help, counselling, and social work support.

You help women prisoners while still in prison to transition to life out of prison, through well-being programmes, training, and mentoring.

  • Catholic Social Services
  • CDA – Family and Marriage
  • Fathers for Families
  • Kaipara Abuse Prevention (Whanau Focus)
  • Parent-Aid Central West
  • Parent-Aid North West (Kaipara)
  • Pregnancy Help
  • RAW (Reclaim Another Woman)
  • Rongopai House
  • Stepsforward
  • Tamaki Community Development Trust
  • Te Waipuna Puawai (Srs of Mercy)
  • Te Arai Roa Manaaki
  • Warriors Foundation

You support and care for children and young people - 20% of all funds given

You provide mentorship for young people who have a parent in prison or who are at risk of offending. You help young offenders to break the cycle of offending, and in South Auckland you help young people at risk of being recruited by gangs to be engaged with supportive activities and help with doing well in school.

You help young people get a second chance at education, training, and employment.

You ensure that young disabled Pasifika people can get the support they need so that they can break free from social isolation.

You build our young people up so that they can contribute to their communities, help the poor, and encourage others through their strong leadership skills.

And you support hundreds of our young people during times of crisis, anxiety, depression, addiction, and home and food insecurity through in-school programmes, and leadership programmes.

You are making an investment in our young people at a critical time in their lives.

  • CDA – Youth Ministry
  • Coast Youth Community Trust
  • De La Salle College
  • Marist Alternative Education
  • Marist Youth Ministry (Logos Project)
  • Papatoetoe Adolescent Christian Trust
  • PHAB Association
  • Pillars
  • Pompallier College and St Francis Xavier Primary, Whangarei
  • Springboard Community Works
  • St Vincent de Paul, Onehunga
  • Te Roopu O Waiora
  • TYLA – Turn Your Life Around

Community  - 23% of all funds given

You care for people in our community

You support people facing unemployment, under employment, housing and financial insecurity.

You support those who live in rural areas get the access to support with health, legal and financial issues.

You provide essential transport for those in rural areas who are unable to get to vital medical appointments.

You support counselling to those facing increased difficulty in coping, especially those struggling with suicidal thoughts.

  • Friendship House
  • Kaitaia Peoples’ Centre
  • Linking Hands

You care for our elderly

Your gift supports programmes that are tailored for our vulnerable elderly for whom English is a second language.

You help prevent loneliness and isolation to vulnerable elderly through support and companionship programmes, wellness checks and meals for financially distressed families who are caring for an elderly person.

  • Communicare
  • Northland Disabled Trust
  • North Shore Mutual Aid

You care for mums escaping domestic violence

You support three women’s refuges that protect women and their children fleeing from domestic violence and provide them with a safe and healing place to stay. You also support the on-going care and mentoring that is needed to give them a new start at a life without violence.

  • Dayspring Trust
  • Kindred Family Services
  • Mother of Divine Mercy Refuge

You care for our migrants

You provide culturally appropriate services to migrants, refugees and asylum seekers while they overcome enormous barriers to living in Aotearoa New Zealand.

  • Asylum Seekers Support Trust
  • Migration Action Trust

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