Raising $30,000 to get eleven Nelson College boys and girls to the International Future Problem Solving Conference in Iowa, USA
In June 2015, eleven students from the Nelson College Future Problem Solving team will represent New Zealand as our National Champions at the prestigious International Future Problem Solving Conference at the Iowa State University, USA. There they will compete against 2,000 gifted and talented young people from Australasia, Asia, Europe the United Kingdom and the United States.
The FPS programme was established in the 1970’s and it aims to enhance the creative and critical thinking abilities of students, to improve their communication skills and to stimulate their knowledge of and interest in the future. The programme aims to give students a problem solving model that they can integrate into their lives.
The Nelson-Rutherford Educational Trust is set up to aid Nelson College Future Problem Solving Teams.
Donor Confidence Key
Givealittle values the importance of an informed decision when making a donation. We check to make sure that adequate information is provided to donors and that pages comply with our terms and conditions. Pages are not browseable nor searchable until moderated and donor validated. For more information, check out this support article.
A page becomes donor validated when it receives donations from at least three different sources. Pages are not browseable nor searchable until moderated and donor validated. For more information, check out this support article.
New Zealand registered charity
Is registered with the Department of Internal Affairs (DIA), Charity Services (formerly Charities Commission) as a charity.
Tax credit eligibility
Has been granted 'donee status' by Inland Revenue (IRD). Donors to a page with tax credit eligibility may be able to apply for a tax credit.×