We wanted to share some ideas and resources on what philanthropy can do to respond to COVID-19. You can also head to the Members Hub to discuss more on our COVID-19 forum.
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Tuesday 19 May – 12:00 – 12:45
This webinar will take you through the essential steps to ensure continuity of your relationships with your current and prospective grant-making partners. While there has been postponement of some grant rounds, there are many funders who are still granting and are in fact providing greater flexibility with the way funds are used.
This webinar explores how philanthropy can respond and what the most likely needs will be at each stage of the pandemic.
Lessons learned from previous epidemics like Ebola, H1N1 and the HIV/AIDS crisis can help philanthropy respond effectively to COVID-19 and better protect vulnerable communities.
Learn more about the messy, non-linear nature of systems change – and what it takes to fund it well.
Join GEO and the Nonprofit Finance Fund for this webinar designed to help funders make sense of their role by understanding the different needs and opportunities in providing immediate response funding that enables organizations to survey and recovery funding that accelerates their path back.
Mark Kramer, a very respected writer and lead at FSG has written a blog urging funders to quadruple their funding into the social sector during coronavirus.
Antony Bugg-Levine of Nonprofit Finance Fund has written a great article on how philanthropy can support nonprofits during this time.
Amplifier Giving partnered with Repair the World to produce this excellent one-pager on caring for each other in times of crisis.
An opinion piece by CEO David Crosbie of Community Council for Australia.
An article by The National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy.
A blog from Nonprofit AF’s Vu Le.
Krystian Seibert shares his reflections about what the COVID-19 pandemic means for the Australian charities sector and four things philanthropy needs to do.
An article from Alliance Magazine, Carola Carazzone says, “Let’s trust in the third sector to protect the most vulnerable.”
COVID-19, represents an unprecedented health and economic challenge to our community in Australia, and our neighbours around the world. Written by Professor Brendan Crabb AC, for Philanthropy Australia.
Sarah Davies, CEO of Philanthropy Australia says, “We are confronting a rare conjunction of circumstances that pose challenges for philanthropy – and we need to think about how we respond.”
How the social sector and Stanford Social Innovation Review are responding now and preparing for what comes next.
See this great article from Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisers on of collaborative giving.
Nonprofits on the front lines of serving vulnerable communities and addressing new needs stemming from the magnitude of this public health and economic crisis will be tested in unexpected ways
What if foundations were to open up their endowments entirely and put a time stamp on their payout? Joelle Cook writes for FSG.
A call for introspection, change and transformation for the global philanthropy and giving community by Benjamin Bellegy, WINGS Executive Director.
Article setting out some of the key things Charities in NZ should be focussed on amidst these unprecedented times.
Article setting out some of the key things businesses in NZ should be focussed on.
A guide for employers on applying for the Government Wage Subsidy.
Data and tracking
Candid in partnership with the Center for Disaster Philanthropy has developed a global disaster funding map to track where the latest funding is going to respond to the outbreak.
Candid has launched a webpage sharing data on which funders are supporting the response to coronavirus and where the funding is going.
Mental health resources
Community.net has put together a resource page with mental health advice and updates for community NGO’s
Find tips and information on their website to help individuals and organisations look after our wellbeing, and the wellbeing of our whānau and community.
Learn about the framework, based on the Te Whare Tapa Whā model for working well from home. This framework looks at the four dimensions of wellbeing.
Launched in February 2013 to support the psychosocial recovery of Cantabrians following the devastating earthquakes of 2010 and 2011, this new mental health kit to helps New Zealanders get on top of COVID-19.
The toolkit includes Wellbeing on the frontline – wellbeing tips for both managers and staff working through the pandemic
A wellbeing toolkit with activities for children.
Led by Sir John Kirwan, Mentemia is your positive partner to mental wellbeing. Get access to world leading, evidence based tools and techniques to be a more positive, resilient force at work and at home. Mentemia is an app that coaches mental wellbeing. Free to all New Zealanders.
Specific NZ youtube channel about coping through COVID-19.
Consider this list of professional development opportunities, guidance, and resources that can help keep your work on track while you practice social distancing and work remotely. All are available online, many at no cost.
To continue serving your community during the COVID-19 pandemic, you may find the need to quickly transition to remote work. To help you, TechSoup created a free track of courses to provide information and tools as you make this transition.
Community Foundations of NZ has a page of resources you may find helpful.
A comprehensive document that is collated and updated by a group of civil society leaders.
A collation of all posts related to COVID-19 on their website.
The following stories from the Chronicle of Philanthropy can help your nonprofit plan and prepare for the impact of the coronavirus on your workers and volunteers — and your finances.
Whether your organisation is on the frontlines dealing with the crisis or not, this site will help you navigate the crisis and minimise the impact on your fundraising.
Worldwide Initiatives for Grant Maker Support (WINGS)has created a page where you can find links to information and resources on how our WINGS members and partners are responding to the crisis.
It is very likely that most of us will have to work from home in the very near future due to the coronavirus outbreak. So here’s a list of products you can use to maintain collaboration and work remotely with your team.
The Essex Community Foundation has released a statement on their commitment to the community, services and organisations who receive grant funding from them.
A moving and wonderful statement from Ford Foundation’s President Darren Walker on where philanthropy fits in the COVID-19 puzzle.
Here are three concrete steps you can take to ensure that your grantees can deliver on their missions both now and in the future: recommit, be flexible, and focus on the most vulnerable.
Shamubeel is one of New Zealand’s leading economists so this interview provides a fascinating insight into COVID-19 from an economic impact perspective.
- Mark Prain (Founding Director of Hillary Institute of International Leadership) with a comment on where we are at
- Sarah Doherty (Doherty Solutions and Co-Chair of Charities Sector Group) with sector perspective
- Andrew Phillips (Engagement Manager at Charities Services) with their perspective and what they would like to know from us
- Sue McCabe (CEO of Philanthropy NZ) on funders views and other thoughts.