Become A Partner

Help us make the magic happen.

New Zealand schools and their leaders are a critical foundation for the success of our young people.

By enhancing school leaders strategic leadership, we support positive change throughout the education system. Our Partners are the organisations that support all the work we do and make all the magic possible.  

What is a partner? 

Springboard Trust’s Partners are either public, private or philanthropic organisations supporting us in many ways, shapes and forms.

They come from a wide range of backgrounds and regions, and we share the the common goal of supporting positive change in New Zealand schools and for the future of Aotearoa New Zealand.  

Partners often taking the lead in their communities by supporting us to dramatically improve the life skills of all young New Zealanders.  

Who do our partners work with?  

Our Partners work with our Board of Trustees, Partnerships Manager and our leadership team (among others) to help us achieve our goals.  

How do partners support Springboard?  

When organisations partner with us, they provide support in whatever way they can – typically associated with their highly skilled and capable people throughout New Zealand.  

Partner support can be through funding or providing volunteers to be part of our Strategic Leadership for Principals Programme and Alumni Services. However, partners also support us by:  

  • Providing products or services, such as auditing, supporting us with our digital transformation and bookkeeping.  

  • Promoting and communicating what we do within their own organisations that supports their own specific strategic goals such as social responsibility or corporate citizenship, leadership development or diversity and inclusion.

  • Providing us with consultants and industry experts to assist our internal functions.

Strategic Partners

Strategic Partners support Springboard Trust’s organisational structure, stability and growth. Through this, they support the transformation of schools in their communities, often building their own leadership development by volunteering with us.

Our Strategic Partners are:

  • Aotearoa Foundation

  • ASB

  • The Fletcher Trust

  • Hugh Green Foundation

  • Joyce Fisher Charitable Trust

  • NEXT Foundation

  • Rata Foundation

  • Trust Tairawhiti


These partners’ contributions facilitate the development and delivery of Springboard Trust’s portfolio of programmes around New Zealand.They have a direct impact on their communities and foster massive leadership development within their own organisation, all by providing invaluable support to the Springboard Trust team.

  • KPMG

  • Spark New Zealand

  • Air New Zealand

  • IAG

  • Fonterra

  • ICF

  • Fletcher

  • Genesis

  • Bendall and Cant

  • Fuji Xerox

  • Russell McVeagh

To find out more about becoming a partner with Springboard Trust, please contact or head to our contact page.

Our Partners