COVID-19 zoom meetings

Here is a list of our regular zoom meetings to keep you up to date on the grantmaking and philanthropic sector’s response to COVID-19. These meetings are for funder members only. Zoom links will be sent to members.  If you’d like to discuss this further or request a Zoom link please email

Join us for:

Health and funders’ group

2pm – 3pm, Tuesday 2 June

Key Funders’ Group meeting

12pm – 12.45pm, Wednesday 3 June

Art Funders’ Zoom

10am – 11 am, Thursday 11 June

Auckland Funders’ meeting

10am – 11 am, Wednesday 10 June

The Auckland Funders’ Zoom meeting is now moving to monthly with our next gathering on June 10th at 10.00am.  Be sure to add it to your calendar!  Please don’t hesitate to drop us a line if you have a particular topic you’d like to discuss or a question you’d like to ask.

We’ll keep you posted on the following meetings:

Local Government Funders’ Network Zui


General Funders’ meeting


Covid-19 and food funders

Wellington Funders’ meeting





Both Sides of the Coin

We needed to postpone our event in Auckland, Christchurch and Wellington due to the pandemic, but are looking to reschedule a time to virtually host these sessions for community groups and funders.

Funders’ Network events

Keep an eye out for more information on our next meetings with the Youth, Environment, Local Government, Arts and Family funders’ networks.

The Environment Funders’ Network is proudly sponsored by Kiwi Invest. 





 July and August 2020

Tiriti o Waitangi and Grantmaking webinar

Philanthropy NZ will run a three part 1.5 hour webinar series. Facilitated by Sacha McMeeking, senior lecturer of Indigenous Studies at University of Canterbury, Co-Director of the Māui lab and Co-Founder of Tū Māia.

 2020 events

Other events to be announced

Our event schedule has been disrupted by COVID-19. We have postponed planned training for philanthropic trustees on Governance and Investment, the Possability tour and Great Grantmaking