Sponsorship and funding

We love supporting great causes

We’re proud to do our bit for the small business and accounting community. Here are some of the initiatives we've chosen to support in recent times.


Xero Small Business Scholarships

To help small business owners and managers succeed and grow, Xero and The Icehouse will offer three $10,000 scholarships for the Icehouse Owner Manager Programme.

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Xero Assistance Programme (XAP)

The Xero Assistance Program (XAP) provides free and confidential mental health and wellbeing support to Xero’s New Zealand customers, their employees, and their families.

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Net Xero @ Xero

Xero supports several environmental projects and conservation schemes by purchasing carbon credits. These have included the:

•  Fishermans Bay conservation project in New Zealand
•  Katingan Mentaya project in Borneo
•  Biomass-based cogeneration project in India

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Social and environmental impact

Xero is committed to efforts to support social and environmental causes and contribute to thriving communities. This includes voluntary work by Xero employees; support for diversity, inclusion and under-represented groups; donations, and disaster relief.

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We sponsor activities that align with our business

Our purpose and values

Xero’s purpose is to make life better for people in small business,
their advisors and communities around the world. Our values – human, challenge, team, ownership and beautiful – are outlined in the accompanying graphic.

Criteria for sponsorship

To be considered for sponsorship or funding, your proposed
activity needs to:

•  support small businesses, bookkeepers or accountants   
•  align with our purpose and values   
•  benefit Xero in some way

Apply for sponsorship or funding

If your proposal fits the criteria outlined above, please complete this form and we’ll be in touch.

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