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Recipients of Borrin Individual Funding Announced – Community Law Fellowship, Women Leaders in law Fellowship, Travel & Learning Awards
The Michael and Suzanne Borrin Foundation is delighted to announce the recipients of 2022’s first...
We're looking for a Grants and Operations Coordinator to join our team! Would you like to be part...
We acknowledge the passing of Moana Jackson, one of Aotearoa’s preeminent legal scholars, a global leader on indigenous rights, and a beloved Rangatira who encouraged, inspired and empowered many in Te Ao Māori, the legal community, and Aotearoa, New Zealand.
Applications are open for our next round of individual funding. We invite applications for the Borrin Foundation Women Leaders in Law Fellowship, the Borrin Foundation-Community Law Fellowships and Travel and Learning Awards. Applications close 26 April 2022.
We’re looking for a Scholarships and Engagement Associate to join our team! Would you like to be part of a small, vibrant team helping to make a difference to the lives of New Zealanders through the law? Or know someone who would be a great addition to the Borrin team? Let us know!
Media release: Recipients of Borrin Individual Funding Announced – Justice, Māori scholarship in law, legal innovation
The Michael and Suzanne Borrin Foundation is delighted to announce the recipients of the Borrin...
The Michael and Suzanne Borrin Foundation is expanding our strategic focus areas to include access...
The Michael and Suzanne Borrin Foundation is pleased to announce the recipients of the Borrin Foundation Women Leaders in Law Fellowship, the Borrin Foundation – Community Law Fellowship, and Borrin Foundation Travel and Learning Awards for the first application round that closed in March 2021.
The Michael and Suzanne Borrin Foundation has announced new Travel and Learning Awards to support individual members of the New Zealand legal community to travel overseas, or within Aotearoa New Zealand to learn from others and to share their learnings. The total pool of funding available is $120,000. 12 awards of up to $10,000 each will be available per year.
The Michael and Suzanne Borrin Foundation is pleased to announce a new scholarship to contribute to increasing Māori postgraduate scholarship in law, offered in partnership with Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga. The Borrin Foundation – Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga Scholarship is for Māori law graduates who wish to obtain a post-graduate degree in law overseas or domestically.
The Michael and Suzanne Borrin Foundation is delighted to announce that the inaugural Borrin Foundation Justice Fellowship has been awarded to Jennifer Braithwaite. The Fellowship supports an outstanding legal professional with up to $120,000 in funding to work towards the Foundation’s vision.
The Michael and Suzanne Borrin Foundation has announced the launch of two new individual Fellowship awards that will be awarded annually, with a value of $200,000 per annum. These are the first of a number of fellowships, scholarships and grants for individuals to support and celebrate outstanding legal professionals working towards the Foundation’s vision.
Tupe Solomon-Tanoa’i has been appointed Chief Philanthropic Officer of the Michael and Suzanne Borrin Foundation, the Foundation announced today.
The Borrin Foundation is working remotely and stands ready to support our doers. If you have any queries about your grant from the Borrin Foundation, please contact us. We are here to help if, and when, you need us.
Thank you to all who shared their ideas for legal research/education with us through the 2018 EOI Round. We believe that knowledge has the power to spark change, but only if it is shared. Find out more about the range of EOI ideas and what we’ve learned through the EOI process.
Want to make a difference to New Zealand through the law? The Borrin Foundation’s first funding round is now open. All Expressions of Interests (EOIs) due by 12 noon 30 April 2018.
The Michael and Suzanne Borrin Foundation was formally launched on 20 February 2018 and its five inaugural grant projects, totalling over $1.7 million, were announced.