Three key governance issues facing the philanthropic sector

August 3, 2016

A growing demand for funding to address increasingly complex problems means it’s more important than ever for the boards of grantmaking organisations to perform as effectively as possible, says governance expert Graeme Nahkies. He has… Read more »


Statements of Service Performance: Tricks and Traps

August 2, 2016

We’re partnering with accountancy firm Grant Thornton to present seminars on August 2, 3 & 4 on how to use the newly introduced Statement of Service Performance to tell your NFP organisation’s story.


One-day workshop on grantmaking and Te Tiriti o Waitangi

July 18, 2016

Every trustee, trust manager and grants advisor needs an understanding of our nation’s founding document, Te Tiriti o Waitangi, and what it means for their work in philanthropy. We’re proud to offer a one-day Treaty… Read more »


Dreams and Disasters – The Adara Story: Auckland

June 15, 2016

Hear Audette Exel, Australia’s Leading Philanthropist 2016, talking about her journey with the Adara Group to show her pioneering approach to effective giving.


Figures provide more proof of Kiwi generosity

June 14, 2016

Philanthropy New Zealand has welcomed new figures from Statistics New Zealand which show the non-profit sector contributed $6 billion to GDP in 2013, together with another $3.4 billion in volunteer labour – a total contribution… Read more »


Philanthropic leader recognised in latest honours list

June 14, 2016

Congratulations to Kevin Prime, kaumātua and former chair of Foundation North, who was made an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit in last week’s Queen’s  Birthday Honours list.  Kevin was initially reluctant to… Read more »


Future-proofing your not-for-profit: Christchurch

May 18, 2016

Our one-day, hands-on workshop for not-for-profit organisations will give you the tools to help your organisation flourish whatever the future throws at it.    


A cautious approach to multi-year funding

May 16, 2016

The benefits of multi-year funding for grantees are well documented – greater funding security and less time spent reapplying for grants. But multi-year funding can have significant cost implications for grantmakers, particularly those with limited… Read more »


Future-proofing your not-for-profit: Auckland

May 11, 2016

Our one-day, hands-on workshop for not-for-profit organisations will give you the tools to help your organisation flourish whatever the future throws at it.


New job for Philanthropy NZ board member Lani Evans

May 9, 2016

Congratulations to our board member Lani Evans, who has been appointed Foundation Manager of the Vodafone NZ Foundation. Lani is no stranger to the Foundation. She was a World of Difference recipient in 2009 and… Read more »