How to Give

How to Give

Want to know how to give to charity? Talk to us. When we understand which causes are important to you, we can assist you to develop a plan that matches your values and goals.

We offer a range of options for impactful philanthropy;

    • The Perpetual Guardian Foundation Fund – a permanent charitable resource tackling some of the most intractable issues facing New Zealand. Find out more here
    • Existing Legacy Fund – Join a community of donors to maximize impact on a specific issue, (eg. the Environment Fund).
    • Create your own Legacy Fund – a fund dedicated to your preferred cause that others can then contribute to.
    • Establish an individual charitable trust – a stand-alone Legacy fund which fulfils your wishes for making a difference in your particular area of interest.

For more information about impact-focused giving, talk to us today.


Givealittle is an online fundraising platform for all New Zealanders. Individuals, schools, businesses and charities use Givealittle to raise funds that everyday New Zealanders can donate to.

Complectus, the owner of the group of Trust companies which includes Perpetual Guardian, agreed in late 2019 to acquire the crowdfunding platform Givealittle from Spark Foundation. To date more than $142 million has been donated to a wide range of causes through the Givealittle platform, which was established in 2008

At Perpetual Guardian we are passionate about Philanthropy. We’re growing, investing and innovating with our Philanthropy and as a trusted fiduciary, our reputation, systems and processes will underpin and continue to honour the great contribution that Givealittle has made to New Zealand communities. We trust that this dedication and investment will only serve to amplify the impact of Givealittle in the future.

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