Caring for our Communities in Aotearoa

As community charities seek to address major social issues, many of them lack the scale and fundraising resources to work effectively.

The Catalytic Foundation helps by connecting businesses, philanthropists and individual donors with community partnerships, who are making a difference in our communities and driving social change.

We provide financial support for community charities through our annual community grants and ongoing support through Catalytic campaigns and capacity building services.


We have a number of giving options to help you give to your community:

Pay it Forward enables you to support community charities, via the Pay It Forward community fund. Your regular donation will help frontline charities in your region.  Good news is that your donation is tax deductible!

A one-off donation allows you to provide financial support to a project or community charity of your choice as and when you want to give.

Regular Donations are set by you. You choose the amount, and whether you want to give weekly or monthly to the Catalytic Community Chest. Even the cost of a coffee can make a real difference at the end of the year. To donate weekly or monthly please click here

The Catalytic Foundation provides donation management services for philanthropic trusts and foundations.

Bequests are the ultimate declaration of support from one generation to another. Those who leave a gift in their Will are people who want to make an ongoing difference to their community even after they're gone.

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