Donations


By supporting the Foundation you’re supporting our youth, our talent, our people and their dreams for the future. It’s a great way to give back that ultimately benefits us all. Because we are a registered charity (CC36209) every donation is tax deductible. Any person, family or organisation can make a gift no matter how big or small - it all helps.

Sometimes it is not possible to give as generously as we might wish, which is why many like to leave a gift in their will for an organisation or charity that has been important to them or their family.

If you’re interested in giving - from a specific or discretionary donation to a bequest – thank you!

  • A specific donation is where the trustees use your donation for your nominated cause
  • A discretionary donation is where the trustees use your donation to fund grants, scholarships and awards for residents in our catchment area, and to cover our small operating expenses.
  • A bequest is where you leave instructions in your will about your donation.


How to donate

    Option 1 - If you wish to donate today please send your donation via online banking directly to our bank account as shown below.

      Account Name: The Sumner Ferrymead Foundation
      Account Number: 03 1355 0723712 00

    Then, for our records, either submit this online form, OR print and send this form to us at the email or postal address below. We will then send you a receipt.

    Option 2 - If you wish to donate via credit card, print and send this form to us at either the email or postal address below. We will process your payment upon receipt of the form, and send you a receipt.

    Option 3 - If you wish to donate via automatic payments you will need to acquire an authority form from your bank, fill it out and sign it, then send it to us. Most banks have these forms available from their website.


Please send all competed donation forms to:




If you would like to get in touch for a confidential chat on the best way to give, or to discuss any specific donation requests you may have, please contact either ...

  • Daniel O’Carroll, Secretary: 021 288 1871
  • Barry Geddes, Treasurer: 021 402 767

Please note: To protect you from fraud we will never request or confirm your bank or credit card details via email. You may wish to seek independent legal advice on your donation.