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Charity Details

Inspire Foundation

Registration details

March 31

Address for service

20 Swanleigh Place
18 Halton Street

Charity's other details


Purpose & Structure

Charitable Purpose

"1) To provide financial and non-financial assistance to young people in Canterbury and Marlborough aged between 15 and 23 years of age who demonstrate extraordinary talents and potential in the areas of Arts, IT, Design, Music, Science, Research, Education, Sport or Community Service. 2) Provide a source of funding for talented young people, regardless of their personal or family financial circumstance. 3) Provide a range of non-financial assistance including presentations, development training, mentoring and promotion. 4) Provide updates to members of the foundation about grantee progress, successes and achievements. 5) Maintain good systems and governance of the foundation. 6) Create a foundation model that can be replicated in any province in New Zealand. 7) Hold inspiring grantee award functions to recognise the talents of grantees with inspirational presentations and guest speakers.

Note: The main sectors, activities and beneficiaries are bolded.

Makes grants / loans to individuals

Provides advice / information / advocacy, Provides other finance (e.g. investment funds)


Education / training / research, Community development, Arts / culture / heritage, Sport / recreation, science/technology

Children / young people

Entity Structure

"Trust Structure: The Inspire Foundation is governed by a Trust Board consisting of seven individual trustees.

Annual Returns

Annual Returns are due within 6 months of a charity’s balance date (financial year-end), or a longer period if an extension has been granted.


This charity has been granted an exemption from filing an annual return by 30 September 2011 under Section 43 of the Charities Act 2005. The first annual return is due by 30 September 2012.

Due Date Date Submitted Total Income Total Expenditure Financial Statements Annual Return Summary
30/09/2020 - - - - To be filed
30/09/2019 26/11/2019 $499,333 $222,982
30/09/2018 27/09/2018 $327,552 $203,575
30/09/2017 15/02/2018 $384,266 $174,344
30/09/2016 5/12/2016 $333,905 $184,557
30/09/2015 12/10/2015 $569,059 $160,231
30/09/2014 16/09/2014 $279,982 $147,436
30/09/2013 8/08/2013 $225,171 $113,112
30/09/2012 17/09/2012 $343,476 $48,302
30/09/2011 - - - - Exemption

Officer Details


Officer Name Position Effective Date
Phillip John Gleeson Trustee 30/03/2018
Wayne Mark Davis Trustee 30/03/2018
Lyndal Dale Irvine Trustee 30/05/2017
Mark Keith Allison Trustee 10/06/2011
Robert Neville Davison Trustee 10/06/2011
Jonathan Rodney Chell Wilson Trustee 16/12/2010
Paul Bertram Wright Trustee 16/12/2010

Past Officers

Officer Name Position Past Since
Donald James Irvine Trustee 1/02/2016

Charity Updates

Here is a list of all the details changed by the charity, for example adding or removing officers, amending rules, changing balance dates or updating address details.
Date Created Reference View Summary (.pdf <1MB)
6/04/2018 NOC008
6/04/2018 NOC007
12/10/2017 NOC004
27/10/2011 NOC002

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