June 19, 2024


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Clare today announced the appointment of Jan Logie to the role of Strategic Funding Lead – Women. Ms Logie’s career spans decades in leadership roles centered around women and wellbeing – including the YWCA and Hutt Valley Youth Health Service (now known as VIBE) – as well as overseeing high-profile portfolios in the community sector, […]

April 17, 2024

The King’s Trust Aotearoa New Zealand

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Realising the potential of young New Zealanders as designers, dreamers, creators and workers for a better future is at the heart of The King’s Trust Aotearoa New Zealand. Founded by His Majesty the King in 1976, The King’s Trust (formally The Prince’s Trust) helps young people across the globe respond to the rapidly changing global economy, […]

January 16, 2024

Women’s Livelihood Bond 6

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Uplifting over 880,000 women and girls in the Global South. Alongside funds and foundations from around the world, Clare has invested in the groundbreaking Women’s Livelihood Bond (WLB6), the largest Orange and Sustainability labeled Bond in the market, designed to mobilise US$100million in investment to promote the growth of women-focused businesses, sustainable livelihoods, peace, prosperity, […]

December 20, 2023

Critical. Redefining the challenge of plastics pollution in Aotearoa. 

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Climate change and plastics pollution are the defining challenges of our generation. More than 330,000 tonnes of used plastics are sent to landfill in Aotearoa every year, presenting a huge challenge and an even bigger opportunity to explore what can be done to lessen this impact on the climate.  Founded on the goal to be […]

November 20, 2023

Māia Collective: transforming women through empowerment.

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Māia Collective exists to holistically equip and empower wāhine to reach their fullest potential and create generational advantage. Now in its third year, the Collective continues to flourish with more than 70 women taking part in programmes offered this year. Spanning three core initiatives – a flagship mentoring programme, respite care for solo mothers and […]

October 26, 2023

Clare attends global oral health gathering

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Anne Marie Maikuku, Strategic Lead for Oral Health at Clare recently travelled to Vancouver to attend the World Health Indigenous Conference ‘Healing Our Spirits’, along with 4,000 other representatives from around the globe, with Aotearoa well represented by380 registered participants.   The ninth gathering provided a platform to explore holistic approaches to health and wellbeing […]

October 3, 2023

Leading Advocacy Group and Clare Commit to Keeping Dental on the Agenda

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Clare has announced a major three-year funding agreement to continue work on a universal dental campaign with with ActionStation Aotearoa, a longstanding progressive advocacy organisation.     “We’re encouraged by political parties centring universal dental this election, and we’re very grateful for the support of Clare Foundation to ensure the progress towards implementing universal dental […]

September 19, 2023


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Providing opportunities for Pasifika women to thrive.   Founded in 1976, P.A.C.I.F.I.C.A (Pacific Allied (Women’s) Council Inspires Faith in Ideals Concerning All) was established with a core purpose to support the aspirations of Pasifika women in New Zealand, creating opportunities and encouraging each other to contribute and participate in the wider community especially on issues […]

August 15, 2023

Major step ahead for MindTheGap

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Many decades of advocacy and raising awareness of the critical importance of mandatory pay gap reporting is starting to pay off, with the Government announcing their plan to introduce a mandatory gender pay gap reporting system for NZ.  If drafted and passed, the new law would make it mandatory for businesses with 250+ staff to […]

June 14, 2023

Harnessing the power of our young people

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Clare partners with Inspiring Stories to create change for the future.

May 24, 2023

Supervised toothbrushing programme gains momentum

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Clare visits Northland to see progress in person.

April 20, 2023

Cyclone Gabrielle emergency response

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Helping communities get back on their feet with practical support.

March 10, 2023

Turkey-Syria emergency response

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Supporting UNICEF and Red Cross to bring relief in Turkey and Syria.

January 10, 2023

Te Kura-a-Wao.

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Positively shaping young lives by reconnecting rangatahi to whenua in transformative ways.

December 14, 2022

Strategic Oral Health Lead joins Clare

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Meet Anne-marie, the final piece of our puzzle!

November 11, 2022

Talented trio join Clare!

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Meet our new team members - Robyn, Stevie-Jean and Zoë.

October 21, 2022

Pakistan emergency response

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Helping Red Cross and UNICEF mobilise lifesaving support.

October 14, 2022


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Petition delivers a strong message to the Government.

October 3, 2022

Clare joins forces with Médecins Sans Frontières

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Emergency medical aid for Ukranians in need.

July 8, 2022

Love Rimurimu

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Regenerating Wellington’s underwater seaweed forests.

July 6, 2022

Supervised Toothbrushing Programme

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Far North kids get brushing thanks to a groundbreaking new programme.

April 13, 2022

Welcome to our new Chief Executive

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Philanthropic Leader Alice Montague Joins Clare Foundation as Chief Executive

April 7, 2022

Freshwater Ecologist announced as Zonta Science Award Winner

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Dr Tara McAllister recognised for her impressive contributions to freshwater research

March 1, 2022

Community Finance

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Impact investment to secure New Zealand's future.

December 3, 2021


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Making the first move towards pay equity.

October 29, 2021

COVID-19 emergency response

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Swift support for Kiwis in need.

September 29, 2021

Beyond the Pipes: SymPOOsium

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A gathering of great minds, and even greater ambitions, working towards solving Wellington’s wastewater and sanitation crisis.