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Slow and challenging collaborative work the key to progress for philanthropy

October 17, 2019

The challenge of measuring philanthropic impact, and the importance of funding advocacy and system change were highlighted in a presentation given to Philanthropy NZ’s Wellington members this week. JB Were’s Shamal Dass said philanthropic funding… Read more »

Call for Philanthropy New Zealand Board Nominations

October 17, 2019

Due by noon, Friday 8 November 2019 to At the Philanthropy NZ AGM on 5 December 2019 at least four PNZ Board Member positions will be open for election. Please consider if you, or… Read more »

Young people in Philanthropy

October 17, 2019

  In July, Philanthropy New Zealand’s Youth Advisory Group (YAG) hosted a gathering for young people working in Philanthropy at Trust Waikato in Hamilton. It was a space to connect with each other, talk about… Read more »


Upcoming events


Advanced Grantmaking Webinar

Advanced Grantmaking will feature Vu Le, popular blogger of, previous Executive Director of Seattle based not-for-profit Rainier Valley Corps. In this session Vu will talk about the grantmaking processes that starve non-profits and how to… Read more »

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Arts Funders’ Network Webinar

Discover the powerful results philanthropic funding for the arts has in sustaining mental wellbeing including repairing and rebuilding communities after major disaster events – such as the March 15 shooting. If you are a funder… Read more »


Environment Funders’ Network

As the strikes for climate change and activism of Greta Thunberg heat up, the need to address climate change is one of the most pressing matters of our times. Make a meaningful difference and learn… Read more »