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 »


JBWere New Zealand Support Report

February 25, 2020

JBWere’s New Zealand Support Report developed in collaboration with Philanthropy New Zealand puts philanthropic spend at $3.8b a year. The New Zealand Support Report looks at the income the for-purpose (or not for profit) sector… Read more »


People’s wellbeing report a wake up call for further action

February 12, 2020

By Sue McCabe, Chief Executive, Philanthropy New Zealand “Everyone is our neighbour” was a powerful message delivered at the Salvation Army’s State of the Nation 2020 report launch. Tangata Whenua, Tangata Tiriti, Huia Tangata Kotahi,… Read more »


Shaping Forces in 2020

January 27, 2020

By Emma Wethey, Policy and Research Manager Three months into my role at Philanthropy New Zealand (PNZ), I have seen a range of shifts that could influence our sector into 2020. The settings for charities… Read more »


How much philanthropy is going towards LGBTQIA?

December 12, 2019

Written by Duncan Matthews, Treasurer, Rule Foundation Earlier in 2019, the Rule Foundation in collaboration with the Rainbow New Zealand Charitable Trust, set out to answer the question, how does philanthropic funding that goes towards Rainbow (or… Read more »


Annual General Meeting 2019

December 5, 2019