From the CE: Both Sides of the Coin event

May 24, 2018

Some really important conversations took place at the Both Sides of the Coin workshops we’ve just held in Auckland Wellington and Christchurch. Over 150 people working in grantmaking and grantseeking attended and we enjoyed great… Read more »

Q&A with Christina Howard, Executive Director, Todd Foundation

May 24, 2018

Christina is the Executive Director of the Todd Foundation, a philanthropic family foundation which resources communities to create sustainable, long-term social change for children, young people and families. She holds a PhD in social psychology,… Read more »

Both Sides of the Coin presentations now available

May 23, 2018

  Over 150 grantmakers and grantseekers attended Both Sides of the Coin across three locations. Many great open and supportive conversations were and stories were shared. With much appreciation we acknowledge presenters from ‘both sides’… Read more »

Period Poverty: a spotlight on the social enterprises who are supplying the essentials

May 17, 2018

Every school year there’s a relatively unknown issue that keeps numerous girls out of class for up to a term. Perhaps surprisingly that issue is access to sanitary products. The problem has been termed period… Read more »

Impact Investing: Doing good and doing well

May 11, 2018

Impact investing is gaining momentum around the world as a way to help address social and environmental concerns while generating a financial return at the same time. CE Alastair Rhodes offers insights and advice from BayTrust’s impact investment journey. BayTrust,… Read more »

Tihei mauri ora: The right to breathe the Tū Kotahi Asthma Māori Trust story

May 6, 2018

Too many Māori babies and children are being robbed of tihei mauri ora — the breath of life, the air that keeps us all alive. Asthma is threatening the survival of more than 30,000 Māori… Read more »

From the CE: GEO Conference 2018

May 1, 2018

The three-day Grantmakers for Effective Organizations conference (GEO) in San Francisco is on (30 April – 2 May). The 2018 conference marks 20 years of GEO and has brought together 950 people from the grantmaking and philanthropic… Read more »

Q&A with Anne Rodda, CEO, James Wallace Art Trust

April 30, 2018

Anne Rodda was appointed the inaugural Chief Executive Officer of the James Wallace Art Trust in September last year. The Trust enables the arts in New Zealand through direct and indirect support to the artists… Read more »

Network Symposium keynote presentations now available

April 26, 2018

The first Network Symposium was held in Auckland last month. The event was brought together Philanthropy New Zealand’s Environment, Youth, Family Philanthropy and Education Funders’ Networks. The keynote presentations from all four Funders’ Networks are… Read more »

From the CE: The Network Symposium

April 13, 2018

We’ve just wrapped up our two-day Network Symposium in Auckland. With 120 registrations across the four Network meetings, two international presenters, a video link with Minister of Conservation Eugenie Sage, and 14 local panellists and… Read more »