About the Spark Foundation
The Spark Foundation is the charitable organisation for Spark New Zealand.
The Foundation’s mission is to accelerate towards digital equity. It is focused on three pillars: Digital Access, Digital Skills & Pathways and Digital Wellbeing.
Spark Foundation funds people, organisations and initiatives that are working towards digital equity. Most, but not all, are youth focused programmes that serve and support the next generation of digital leaders.
In the year to June 2021, Spark Foundation invested in efforts that support digital equity.
Spark works alongside the Spark Foundation to address barriers to digital equity. The Government’s Digital Inclusion Blueprint identifies these elements that are essential to digital equity: