Getting more from your investment in NZ businesses

December 3, 2019

Philanthropy New Zealand is continuing to lobby for the implementation of an imputation credit refund scheme for charities who invest in New Zealand companies. Chief Executive Sue McCabe says, “we surveyed members and found there… Read more »

Giving Tuesday 2019 is a good time to look at how our generosity is changing

November 28, 2019

By Sue McCabe, Chief Executive of Philanthropy New Zealand Giving Tuesday, on December 3, is a global day that celebrates generosity. Kiwis are good at giving. A Charities Aid Foundation assessment of global generosity released… Read more »

Youth Funders’ Network webinar

November 27, 2019

An update from the Youth Funding sector. This 90 minute session will look at four exciting projects currently happening in the youth funding sector.  Zoom in from your desks or home offices and join the… Read more »

University of Auckland fundraising success shines a spotlight on generosity

November 22, 2019

  Written by Sue McCabe, Chief Executive, Philanthropy NZ The generosity of New Zealanders has once again been highlighted by a fundraising campaign that’s raised just over $380m for research and innovation in New Zealand.… Read more »

Call for Philanthropy New Zealand Youth Advisory Group nominations

November 20, 2019

Due by noon, Wednesday 11 December 2019 We are looking for two – seven passionate young people under the age of 30 working in the philanthropy space to come join the Youth Advisory Group (YAG)… Read more »

TECT is funding a better future for our environment

November 14, 2019

  TECT is a community-focused trust, providing support for local initiatives, facilities and events that bring vibrancy, connectedness, growth and economic benefits to the Western Bay of Plenty region. One outcome TECT hopes to achieve… Read more »

Local Govt Funders’ Network – Zoom meeting

November 13, 2019

What does due diligence, objectivity and community led development look like for funding and governance in a local government setting?Join this conversation on the challenges facing local government funders in the current environment with these… Read more »

Stocktake of Environmental Funding Report

November 8, 2019

A stocktake of funding has identified that $35m in philanthropic funds went to environmental causes in the 2017-2018 year. Philanthropy New Zealand’s Stocktake of Environmental Funding identified 102 philanthropic and grant making organisations that funded… Read more »

Wellington Community Trust commits 2.1 million to climate change

November 8, 2019

Wellington Community Trust has committed $2.1 million to their recently created regional Climate Fund. While no firm decisions have been made yet on how the fund will be distributed, the key focus areas for the… Read more »

Environment Funders’ Network

November 7, 2019

As the strikes for climate change and activism of Greta Thunberg heat up, the need to address climate change is one of the most pressing matters of our times. Make a meaningful difference and learn… Read more »