Spark Foundation


About Spark Foundation

Spark Foundation is the charitable organisation for Spark New Zealand, supporting causes that New Zealanders and Spark people feel passionate about by tapping into the power of crowdfunding, providing direct financial support and through employee volunteering.

Spark Foundation is a registered charity with its own Board of Trustees, including both externally-appointed Trustees and Spark New Zealand employees.


The Spark Foundation Approach

Spark Foundation believes in making a difference through effective long term partnerships and initiatives rather than simply making one-off grants.


Meet The Spark Foundation Team


Foundation Board

Find out more about the board behind The Spark Foundation's charitable activites.


Spark People

Spark people play an extremely important role and through the Spark Foundation, they can support the charities they choose to support via programmes such as payroll giving, volunteering and Givealittle. The Foundation encourages all Spark people to get involved and have fun doing good!


Payroll Giving

Payroll giving involves employees giving a portion of their pay to a charity or school through Spark New Zealand’s payroll system. Via an arrangement with the Inland Revenue Department, any tax credit is applied immediately, meaning the employee gets the benefit of the tax credit immediately rather than waiting for their annual tax return.


Volunteering

Everyone who works at Spark New Zealand gets a paid volunteer day to go out and do good the community, whether that’s volunteering for a charity, cleaning up a beach or helping a school with their financial strategy, the choice is theirs.

Everyone who works at Spark New Zealand gets a paid volunteer day to go out and do good the community, whether that’s volunteering for a charity, cleaning up a beach or helping a school with their financial strategy, the choice is theirs.

Enquire about volunteering support: sparkfoundation@spark.co.nz