Governance and Investment, Wellington

September 19, 2019

Philanthropy NZ’s annual governance and investment training will be hosted in Wellington on 19th and 20th of September. This training will once again offer a high standard of professional development for trustees on philanthropic trusts… Read more »


Philanthropic sector seeks action around social service funding gap

September 3, 2019

The philanthropic sector is calling on the Government to act after the release of a report showing chronic underfunding of essential social services. The report estimates Government underfunds community organisations that it contracts to deliver… Read more »


Modern trends in philanthropy and their implications for governance

August 29, 2019

Blog by Ken Whitney, Philanthropy New Zealand Board Chair Over recent decades we have witnessed a quiet revolution in philanthropy which has evolved from “charity”, or what I would classify as palliative giving to relieve… Read more »


We’re looking for an influential Policy and Research Manager

August 26, 2019

  Permanent and full-time (for the right candidate we’ll consider a four-day week) Wellington-based Want an agile, proactive and flexible working environment with little red tape (so you get the important stuff done)! This is… Read more »


Philanthropy New Zealand Major Event Guidance Resource – coming soon

August 23, 2019

Philanthropy New Zealand is developing a resource to support philanthropic organisations to prepare for, respond to and help communities recover from major events. After the terror attack of March 15th, PNZ has begun research into… Read more »


Funding community voice in the Charities Act Review

August 16, 2019

By Sue McCabe, Chief Executive, Philanthropy New Zealand The positive impact of funding activity that supports the voice of the community and voluntary sector has been highlighted in a Philanthropy New Zealand-hosted webinar on the… Read more »


The Fundermentalist Blog:

August 1, 2019

The Cop, Mel Gibson and the Girl from Tokoroa They say you can’t keep a good woman down and that’s certainly proving the case in New Zealand’s philanthropic sector. Today I have three tales to… Read more »


Youth in Philanthropy hui

July 19, 2019

The Youth in Philanthropy hui aims to build, strengthen and support a network of young people operating within philanthropy. The Youth Advisory Group is inviting those who work within philanthropy and are under 35 years old. The… Read more »


Great Grantmaking! Webinars

July 7, 2019

As a follow up to last year’s inaugural Great Grantmaking training for grantmaking staff, we will launch two webinars in late September.  The first will feature ongoing learning for those who attended the 2018 training. … Read more »


Combining forces to amplify voices on digital exclusion

June 26, 2019

  We’ve come a long way from the early days of dial-up Internet in New Zealand. With the roll out of ultra-fast and rural broadband, New Zealand is considered one of the most digitally advanced… Read more »