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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 »

Applying the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in New Zealand

November 2, 2017

It will be interesting to see whether the new Government makes more use of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as a guide to progress in New Zealand. The SDGs haven’t really been on… Read more »


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Women Give 2018

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

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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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Great Grantmaking

A two-day, two-level professional development programme for grant staff with a goal of creating greater impact from a thriving, connected, grantmaking and community funding sector. Held in Wellington. More info coming soon.  

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