Philanthropic Sector COVID-19 Weekly Update

May 22, 2020

Philanthropy New Zealand is releasing a weekly update to share philanthropic and grantmaking activity and insight as the sector seeks to support communities in the wake of COVID-19. This update is a general public document,… Read more »


Time to really tap into the team of five million

May 15, 2020

By Sue McCabe, Chief Executive of Philanthropy New Zealand The Government gets a pass mark for Budget 2020, which outlined significant spending to stimulate the economy, with a huge focus on jobs and training. This… Read more »


Reflecting trust in Aotearoa’s NGO social services through Budget 2020 investment

May 8, 2020

The Council of Christian Social Services, Social Service Providers Aotearoa and Philanthropy New Zealand have written a letter to the Prime Minister and senior Cabinet Ministers requesting that: Government addresses the social sector funding gap so… Read more »


Reinventing the humble funding agreement

May 8, 2020

  Kate Frykberg is a Philanthropy and Community Advisor, chair of Te Muka Rau and board member of the Innovation Unit Australia New Zealand.  In her most recent blog she discusses the need for funding relationship agreements to be seen in a… Read more »


Survey of COVID-19 impact on the community sector

April 24, 2020

Hui E! Community Aotearoa, Volunteering New Zealand, the Centre for Social Impact and Philanthropy New Zealand met this morning to progress the development of a survey of the community sector. The purpose of the survey… Read more »


COVID-19 and philanthropy – open letter

March 23, 2020

The philanthropic and grantmaking sector has released an open letter in the wake of COVID-19, which its now collecting signatures for. The purpose of this letter is to: • Outline the situation of many philanthropists… Read more »


Philanthropic sector getting its thinking and doing hat on for COVID-19

March 19, 2020

Written by Sue McCabe Philanthropic funders are now heavily engaged in the impact of COVID-19 on the communities they support, and also the implications of declining capital returns, often the source of their grants and… Read more »


Helpful resources – COVID-19

March 13, 2020

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. Please share any helpful… Read more »


The giving sector’s $5.8b annual contribution shows a changing picture

February 27, 2020

By Sue McCabe, Philanthropy New Zealand Chief Executive   Business giving is up, funding to the environment is low, fewer people are donating but they are giving larger amounts, and a small proportion of charities… Read more »


Don’t miss the Advocacy and System Change event

February 26, 2020

Come along to this thought leadership event to discuss the evolving role of funders in advocacy and systems change. This event supports the growing understanding that advocacy is critical to systems change, which in turn… Read more »