Two Hands
Community Organisations supported annually
Piggy Bank
Dollars invested in Local Communities
Volunteers Mobilised

Catalytic Philanthropy

The Catalytic Foundation has over 46 years of helping individuals, businesses and philanthropists with their social impact.  We connect our donors with our extensive network of endorsed community charities throughout Aotearoa New Zealand. 

Our business partners sponsor our quarterly community campaignsHearts@Work mentoring, community needs research and corporate volunteering.  

Through investing in Catalytic Philanthropy our donors collectively make a social impact and create transformational change.

Latest News

Over $500,000 distributed to local charities last month

Last month, the Catalytic Foundation distributed $513,393 to 113 community charities throughout Aotearoa.  These grants were possible because of generous...

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Hearts@Work - services for Community Organisations

For the last 46 years, charities throughout New Zealand have applied to the Catalytic Foundation for grant funding. Through this...

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2024 Auckland and Northland Community Grants

Over the course of the last year, our payroll givers in the Auckland region have accumulated a donation pool that...

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2024 Southland Community Grant Awards

Because of a generous donation made by The Tindall Foundation, we were able to award the following Southland charities with...

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2024 South Canterbury Community Grants

Catalytic Ambassador, Liz Shea, kindly hosted a lunch for the recipients of the Catalytic Foundation's community grants for 2024. The...

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Otago Catalytic Community Grant Awards

Otago Polytechnic recently hosted an Otago Community Grant Awards evening, where we were able to announce the recipients of $189,130...

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2024 Christchurch Community Awards

Thank you to Cavell Leitch for hosting our Community Grant Awards event in Christchurch. It was an amazing event and...

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Manawatu Catalytic Community Grant Awards

This month the Catalytic Foundation, with the help of our donors and volunteer ambassadors, we have distributed over $120,000 in...

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International Women's Day 2024

Unlocking Your Potential this International Women’s Day  As a way to say thank you for your support of the Catalytic...

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