Philanthropy New Zealand Award winners announced in Wellington last night 

May 17, 2019

Eight Awards were presented to New Zealand individuals and organisations at the Philanthropy New Zealand Awards 2019 on Thursday 16 May. These Awards recognise their dedication to making a positive difference in Aotearoa. From emerging leader, Michelle… Read more »


Charities Act review – submission and template

May 6, 2019

We have submitted Philanthropy New Zealand’s submission on the Review of the Charities Act 2005 to the Department of Internal Affairs. You can find our submission here.  Thank you to everyone who provided input into the development… Read more »


Community changemakers: the people’s choice – vote now!

April 18, 2019

Rescued food, youth development, health workers, economic development and supporting incarcerated women to turn their lives around. Which organisation gets your vote? Philanthropy New Zealand and AMP Capital today opened public voting for the 2019… Read more »


Modernising our structures to support social enterprise

April 18, 2019

By Sue McCabe, Chief Executive Philanthropy New Zealand Changing the company structure to better meet the emerging number of businesses focussed on leaving the world a better place is a key recommendation in a report… Read more »


Funding Post Disaster

April 10, 2019

Rātā Foundation chair Christine Korako looks at the role philanthropic organisations can play after a crisis.  Rātā Foundation is New Zealand’s second largest philanthropic foundation and the South Island’s largest Community Trust. In the financial year ending 31 March 2018,… Read more »


It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…

April 9, 2019

By Sue McCabe I’m counting down the number of sleeps and have all the anticipation of a child who believes in Santa in the weeks leading up to Christmas. Are we there yet? Because it’s… Read more »


Administrator sought:

March 28, 2019

We’re looking for a high energy and positive administrator who’ll fit well in our small and passionate team. You’ll have administrative experience so you can hit the ground running. This is a 20-hour a week… Read more »


Tips for supporting our Muslim community

March 26, 2019

We’ve been getting wonderful support from our overseas philanthropic community since March 15’s terrorist attack. Carol Mack from the Association of Charitable Foundations let us know about a series of tweets from her Board Member… Read more »


A sadder, more insightful country

March 22, 2019

Aotearoa pre March 15 seems an eternity ago. What a difference seven days can make. It feels like we’re a sadder country, a hurting people. We’re ashamed of what happened and, at the same time,… Read more »


Terrorism Response: Information for Funders

March 18, 2019

We are reeling from the terrorist attack in Christchurch on Friday 15 March leaving 50 people dead, and many injured. Philanthropy New Zealand is committed to helping our members and the wider community connect to… Read more »