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Transparency Guidelines

December 14, 2017

We’re delighted to present the revised Transparency Guidelines for funders in Aotearoa New Zealand. Thank you to everyone who submitted feedback during this process. In philanthropy and grantmaking, being transparent simply means being open and… Read more »

Community Foundations: a growing movement

November 16, 2017

The community foundation movement has grown in New Zealand to the point where almost all communities across the country have access to, or are establishing, foundations. That is great news for people who want to… Read more »

Leighton Evans

Q & A with new CE of Rātā Foundation, Leighton Evans

November 10, 2017

Philanthropy New Zealand talks to Leighton Evans about his recent appointment as Chief Executive of the Rātā Foundation. This new appointment sees Leighton move to Christchurch from Gisborne, where he held senior leadership roles in… Read more »


Upcoming events


Women Give 2018

New Zealand’s first summit dedicated to fostering and celebrating women’s generosity.

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Art Funders convening, Wellington

At the request of our members, Philanthropy New Zealand will be convening the arts funders of New Zealand to gauge the needs of the sector and look at ways in which Philanthropy New Zealand can… Read more »

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Network Symposium

Philanthropy New Zealand convenes networks for a range of funders, working alongside the groups as they learn, share and collaborate together within their grantmaking mission. In 2018, we are trialling a Network Symposium, gathering four… Read more »

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