Partners & Supporters

The Ākina Foundation is an independent charity – we work with partners from a range of sectors to enable us to deliver our services and work towards our vision.

We were founded in 2008 by the Todd Foundation and the Tindall Foundation.


  • kiwibank
  • FN-Logo-Full-Colour-RGB
  • Department of Internal Affairs
  • SAP_Logo
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  • TTF logo
  • Macquarie
  • VF-Foundation - transparent background
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  • Creative HQ Logo
  • Social Enterprise Auckland logo, blue overlapping triangles.
  • CENT logo


Support comes in all shapes and sizes – our supporters donate goods, services or grants to help us meet our goals.

Get involved

The benefits of partnering with us include:

      • The opportunity to help shape and support the next generation of social enterprise in New Zealand
      • Transformational skilled volunteering opportunities for your employees
      • Unique access to innovative social enterprise models that are tackling our most pressing social and environmental challenges
      • The opportunity to mentor and coach some of the country’s leading social entrepreneurs
      • Early insight into high potential social enterprises that are de-risked and investment-ready
      • Access to events and networking opportunities with other supporters, partners and industry leaders
      • Recognition (to your comfort level) of our partnership in our marketing materials
      • The ability for your company to tell a powerful story that supports your Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives, and
      • Charitable tax exemption.

Support us

If you’re interested in supporting our work, we’d love to hear from you. Contact us for more information.