Q&A: Melissa Gibson, Chair of Len Reynolds Trust

July 3, 2018

Lawyer and soon-to-be mum of three, Melissa Gibson is Chairperson of The Len Reynolds Trust which was established in 1966 by farmers Len and Ada. The Trust aims to build partnerships with Waikato community organisations by… Read more »


Great Grantmaking!

June 12, 2018

A two-day professional development programme for grant staff with a goal of creating greater impact from a thriving, connected, grantmaking and community funding sector. Held in Wellington.  


Arts Funders’ Network

June 7, 2018

Following the convening of funders of the arts in March, PNZ is delighted to announce the establishment of Arts Funders’ Network and the first Network meeting.


Q&A: Julia Hunter, Donations Manager, Hugo Charitable Trust

June 6, 2018

Julia Hunter is the Donations Manager for a family charity, Hugo Charitable Trust (“Hugo”). Hugo was founded in May 2017 by Maryanne Green to honour the legacy of her father, Hugh Green, and the values… Read more »


From the CE: Your opportunities for sector collaboration and participation

June 5, 2018

From the Philanthropy Sector Meeting with Government May 2018 Oranga Marae Funding Partnership: get involved Robyn Nicholas from DIA/Lotteries is very interested in talking with anyone from our sector about participating in a new partnership… Read more »


Impact investing: empty trend or essential tool?

May 31, 2018

Philanthropy New Zealand CE Tony Paine explores the current trends in impact investing where your investment decisions can match your mission. For most of its history, philanthropy has seen wealth-making and donating as two very separate activities requiring… Read more »


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 »


Both Sides of the Coin – Christchurch

May 22, 2018

This unique event will bring together the not-for-profit and philanthropic sectors for conversation and learning. Run in conjunction with Strategic Grants.