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Three key governance issues facing the philanthropic sector

August 3, 2016

A growing demand for funding to address increasingly complex problems means it’s more important than ever for the boards of grantmaking organisations to perform as effectively as possible, says governance expert Graeme Nahkies. He has… Read more »

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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 »


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Environment Funders’ Network

The next meeting of the Environment Funders’ Network will feature Dr Jan Wright, Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment, Trevor Gray and Genevieve Northey from The Tindall Foundation and Meg Poutasi from DOC.

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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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