Community Partners

United Way New Zealand identifies key areas of social need in each region 

around the country. We then partner with community charities who deliver the programmes and services required to build stronger and healthier communities. 

Our many donors, business partners, payroll givers as well as our principal funding partner, The Tindall Foundation, all contribute to a collective fund for each region. From this fund, United Way supports over 80 community partners every year throughout New Zealand.

All community partners applying for a United Way NZ grant, are visited by one of our regional volunteers and comprehensibly evaluated, to ensure funding is given where it can have the most social impact. 

Over the last couple of years United Way New Zealand has supported the following Community Partners:

Age Concern North Shore
Children's Autism Foundation 
Crescendo Trust of Aotearoa
East Auckland Home & Budget Service Charitable Trust
Father and Child Trust
Glen Taylor School Reading Oasis programme
Hibiscus Coast Youth Centre
Mangere Budgeting and Family Services
North Harbour Budgeting
North Rodney Blue Light Ventures Inc
Tamaki Community Development Trust
The Rising Foundation Trust
Volunteering Auckland Trust
Waitakere WEA (Waitakere City Workers Educational)
Waves Trust

Waitomo Papakainga Development Society Inc (Kaitaia)


Converge Trust
English Language Partners Wanganui
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Trust New Zealand
Shine City Whanganui
Victim Support (Whanganui)

Big Brothers Big Sisters (Palmerston North)
English Language Partners Horowhenua Kapiti Inc.
Fielding Community Patrol (Inc)
Financial Freedom Trust
Horowhenua Kids Teens and Family Trust
Horowhenua SuperGrans Inc.
Housing Advice Centre (Palmerston North) Inc.
Legacy Centre
Levin Community Patrol
Literacy Feilding Inc.
Manawatu Multicultural Council Inc. 
Manawatu Rural Support Service Inc. 
Manawatu Toy Library Association Inc.
Palmerston North City Neighbourhood Support
Palmerston North Methodist Social Services Trust
Palmerston North Street Van
Parentline Manawatu Inc.
The Free Store Charity Trust - Just Zilch
Victim Support (Manawatu)
Volunteer Resource Centre Manawatu & Districts
Youthline Palmerston North (Central North Island)

Compassion Soup Kitchen 
English Language Partners (Porirua)

Adventure Specialties Trust
Alzheimers Canterbury
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Christchurch
Birthright Canterbury Trust
Blue Light Ventures Incorporated (Christchurch)
Canterbury Men's Centre
Caring for Carers Inc
City Harvest Food Rescue
Community Development Network Trust
Compassion Trust
Disabled Persons Assembly
Drug-ARM Christchurch
English Language Partners Christchurch
Enrich Community Chaplaincy Trust
Hearing Association Christchurch Inc
Hope Community Trust
K2 Youth Development Trust
Korowai Youth Well-Being Trust
La Vida Youth Trust
Lyttelton Community House Trust
Mothers Supporting Mothers Inc
New Brighton Community Gardens
Oxford Community Trust
People empowerment Environmental Programme
Pregnancy Help Canterbury Trust
Project Esther Trust
Q-topia Inc.
Rangiora Youth Community Trust
Shirley Community Trust
Shoreline Youth Trust
Sumner Bays Union Trust
Tenants Protection Association (Christchurch) Inc
Victim Support Christchurch
Youth Alive Trust

Aoraki Migrant Centre
Citizen Advice Bureau South Canterbury Inc
Learning for You South Canterbury
Life Education Trust Mid and South Canterbury
Parkinsons Society South Canterbury
South Canterbury Women's Wellness Centre Inc
Timaru Senior Citizens
Victim Support

Abbeyfield Dunedin Inc
Alexandra Community Advice Network
Bellyful NZ Trust (Dunedin)
Birthright Central Otago
Carisbrook Primary School (Youth Project & Reading Oasis)
ChatBus Trust
Citizens Advice Bureau North Otago
Citizens Advice Bureau Queenstown
Cromwell Youth Worker Trust
Disability Information Servce
Dunedin Budget Advisory Service Inc
Dunedin Catholic Social Services
Dunedin Community Transport Trust Inc.
Dunedin Night Shelter
English Language Partners Dunedin
Heart Children Otago
Kahu Youth Trust
Life Education Trust Coastal Otago
Life Education Trust Heartland Otago Southland
Moray Foundation Trust
North Otago Toy Library Inc.
Parent to Parent - Otago
Pregnancy Help Dunedin Inc.
Rape Crisis Dunedin Incorporated
Servants Health Centre Trust
Shakti Ethnic Women's Support Group
Te Whare Pounamu Dunedin Women's Refuge
The Boys Brigade in NZ Inc.
The Dunedin Community House Inc
The Hills Radio Trust / Otago Access Radio
The Malcam Charitable Trust Foundation
The Straight Up Trust
The Valley Project
Victim Support Dunedin, Central Otago, South Otago
Volunteering Otago
Waitaki Multicultural Council
Wakatipu Youth Trust
Youthline Otago Inc

Fiordland Community House
Graeme Dingle Foundation
Kahu Youth Trust
Southern Adult Literacy Inc
Southland Youth One Stop Shop
Victim Support Gore
Youth Development Southland Region Trust
Youthline Southland


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