ASB Private event - August 31 2017

TFN's first private corporate event with ASB

Three innovative grass roots charities pitched to a spirited audience of generous donors at The Funding Network’s event last August, raising $22,750 for their causes.

The charities, InsideOUT, Urutapu and the Wellbeing Trust inspired the audience to support their causes with moving six-minute presentations. A lively pledging session followed where funds were raised for each charity.

The theme for the event was Diversity & Inclusion, and was held in partnership with ASB at their Cube event space in Auckland’s North Wharf.  A big thank you to everyone involved in making the event a great success. We'll be posting impact reports from the amazing work you funded here and watch out for news on the TFN facebook page and in our enews. More info on our three charities below:

InsideOUT

  InsideOUT  works to make Aotearoa a safer place for all young people of minority genders and sexualities to live and be in. We work with young people, whānau, schools, youth service providers and communities to achieve our aims of decreasing and preventing homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying. We do this through providing resources, education, and information. The presenter for InsideOUT was Tabby Besley, founder and Manager.  www.insideout.org.nz

InsideOUT works to make Aotearoa a safer place for all young people of minority genders and sexualities to live and be in. We work with young people, whānau, schools, youth service providers and communities to achieve our aims of decreasing and preventing homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying. We do this through providing resources, education, and information. The presenter for InsideOUT was Tabby Besley, founder and Manager. www.insideout.org.nz

Urutapu

  Urutapu  is a tamāhine leadership programme for young māori women between the ages of 16-19. Our approach encompasses the development of innovative, creative and energetic tamāhine with the capability to lead themselves, their whānau, hapu, Iwi and Maori into a global society. Ours is a flexible, organic, nimble, and responsive leadership programme co-created with tamāhine, for tamāhine and delivered in ways that work for tamāhine. The presenter for Urutapu, which sits under Mad Ave Trust, was Veeshayne Patuwai, Programme Director.  www.urutapu.com

Urutapu is a tamāhine leadership programme for young māori women between the ages of 16-19. Our approach encompasses the development of innovative, creative and energetic tamāhine with the capability to lead themselves, their whānau, hapu, Iwi and Maori into a global society. Ours is a flexible, organic, nimble, and responsive leadership programme co-created with tamāhine, for tamāhine and delivered in ways that work for tamāhine. The presenter for Urutapu, which sits under Mad Ave Trust, was Veeshayne Patuwai, Programme Director. www.urutapu.com

The Wellbeing Trust

  Wellbeing Charitable   Trust  works with migrant families to help them settle and delivers the positive parenting programs with our core value “Love, respect and safety”, we encourage parents to adopt healthy ways of disciplining and increase the awareness of the family violence prevention, especially within intergenerational families. The presenter for the WellBeing Trust was Eva Chen, Trust Manager.  www.wellbeingtrust.org.nz

Wellbeing Charitable Trust works with migrant families to help them settle and delivers the positive parenting programs with our core value “Love, respect and safety”, we encourage parents to adopt healthy ways of disciplining and increase the awareness of the family violence prevention, especially within intergenerational families. The presenter for the WellBeing Trust was Eva Chen, Trust Manager. www.wellbeingtrust.org.nz

Auckland - March 16th 2016

The Funding Network event for 2016 was held on Wednesday, March 16 at AUT.

This event was themed around 'Arts Intervention' programmes which is when an organisation uses creative or artistic endeavour, with a deliberate mission to achieve a positive social or environmental outcome in their community.

The four projects who pitched at this event were:

  • Mixit
  • Māpura Studios
  • Mind Over Manner
  • The Circability Trust

 


Mixit

Mixit -  a multi-cultural platform where young refugees, migrants and locals use dance, drama, music and aerial circus to help increase confidence, self-expression and communication skills. Run on the smell of an oily rag and with incredibly positive resultsMixit are aiming to raise funds to deliver another of their programmes.

www.mixit.co.nz


Māpura Studios

Māpura Studios - an accessible, inclusive creative space offering innovative visual arts learning and art therapy programmes. Funds raised at this event will support Mapura to deliver their Stroke Art Therapy Programme, which assists those who have suffered from the trauma of Stroke in their recovery.  This programme has previously been found by researchers at the University of Auckland to have “significant benefit” for participants.

www.mapurastudios.org.nz/art-therapy-after-stroke


Mind Over Manner

Mind Over Manner - a specialist workshop designed to encourage better communication for individuals who experience sensory processing differences or alternate cognitive responses such as Autism, Aspergers or Dyspraxia. The team works with theatre practitioners to offer constructive techniques for families and communities to dissolve anxiety and behavioral problems. Funding raised on the night will support delivery of their programme which supports parents and individuals in realizing they are not alone whilepreventing youth alienation.

www.mindovermanner.co.nz

 


The Circability Trust

The Circability Trust – takes people to circus school! Professional circus practitioners offer inclusive circus programmes for all ages and abilities, with a focus on disabled people, to build confidence, social inclusion and achievement. The funding raised from TFN will make a considerable difference to helping Circability deliver their programme which shows positive physical, psychological and social impact.

www.communitycircus.co.nz