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Jen Margaret

One-day workshop on grantmaking and Te Tiriti o Waitangi

July 18, 2016

Every trustee, trust manager and grants advisor needs an understanding of our nation’s founding document, Te Tiriti o Waitangi, and what it means for their work in philanthropy. We’re proud to offer a one-day Treaty… Read more »


Figures provide more proof of Kiwi generosity

June 14, 2016

Philanthropy New Zealand has welcomed new figures from Statistics New Zealand which show the non-profit sector contributed $6 billion to GDP in 2013, together with another $3.4 billion in volunteer labour – a total contribution… Read more »

Kevin Prime

Philanthropic leader recognised in latest honours list

June 14, 2016

Congratulations to Kevin Prime, kaumātua and former chair of Foundation North, who was made an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit in last week’s Queen’s  Birthday Honours list.  Kevin was initially reluctant to… Read more »


Upcoming events


Statements of Service Performance: Tricks and Traps

We’re partnering with accountancy firm Grant Thornton to present seminars on August 2, 3 & 4 on how to use the newly introduced Statement of Service Performance to tell your NFP organisation’s story.

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Grantmaking and Te Tiriti o Waitangi

Please join us for this interactive one-day workshop in Wellington to explore Te Tiriti o Waitangi and its implications for your everyday work in philanthropy.

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Waikato Funders’ Network: Supporting social and affordable housing

Please join us at a panel discussion on social and affordable housing in New Zealand and a discussion about opportunities for local funders to join forces in combatting the current housing dilemma.

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