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 »

Arts Funders’ Network Webinar

October 29, 2019

Discover the powerful results philanthropic funding for the arts has in sustaining mental wellbeing including repairing and rebuilding communities after major disaster events – such as the March 15 shooting. If you are a funder… Read more »

Advanced Grantmaking Webinar

October 24, 2019

Advanced Grantmaking will feature Vu Le, popular blogger of NonprofitAF.com, previous Executive Director of Seattle based not-for-profit Rainier Valley Corps. In this session Vu will talk about the grantmaking processes that starve non-profits and how to… Read more »

Slow and challenging collaborative work the key to progress for philanthropy

October 17, 2019

The challenge of measuring philanthropic impact, and the importance of funding advocacy and system change were highlighted in a presentation given to Philanthropy NZ’s Wellington members this week. JBWere’s Shamal Dass said philanthropic funding was… Read more »

Call for Philanthropy New Zealand Board Nominations

October 17, 2019

Due by noon, Friday 8 November 2019 to ruth@philanthropy.org.nz At the Philanthropy NZ AGM on 5 December 2019 at least four PNZ Board Member positions will be open for election. Please consider if you, or… Read more »

Young people in Philanthropy

October 17, 2019

  In July, Philanthropy New Zealand’s Youth Advisory Group (YAG) hosted a gathering for young people working in Philanthropy at Trust Waikato in Hamilton. It was a space to connect with each other, talk about… Read more »

Introduction to Great Grantmaking Webinar

October 16, 2019

Introduction to Great Grantmaking will feature Genevieve Timmons.  Genevieve is an international philanthropic consultant with a wealth of knowledge and experience of both Australia and New Zealand. Genevieve will cover the three common traps and six… Read more »