Philanthropy New Zealand Major Event Guidance Resource – coming soon

August 23, 2019

Philanthropy New Zealand is developing a resource to support philanthropic organisations to prepare for, respond to and help communities recover from major events. After the terror attack of March 15th, PNZ has begun research into… Read more »


Funding community voice in the Charities Act Review

August 16, 2019

By Sue McCabe, Chief Executive, Philanthropy New Zealand The positive impact of funding activity that supports the voice of the community and voluntary sector has been highlighted in a Philanthropy New Zealand-hosted webinar on the… Read more »


The Fundermentalist Blog:

August 1, 2019

The Cop, Mel Gibson and the Girl from Tokoroa They say you can’t keep a good woman down and that’s certainly proving the case in New Zealand’s philanthropic sector. Today I have three tales to… Read more »


Youth in Philanthropy hui

July 19, 2019

The Youth in Philanthropy hui aims to build, strengthen and support a network of young people operating within philanthropy. The Youth Advisory Group is inviting those who work within philanthropy and are under 35 years old. The… Read more »


Great Grantmaking! Webinars

July 7, 2019

As a follow up to last year’s inaugural Great Grantmaking training for grantmaking staff, we will launch two webinars in late September.  The first will feature ongoing learning for those who attended the 2018 training. … Read more »


Combining forces to amplify voices on digital exclusion

June 26, 2019

  We’ve come a long way from the early days of dial-up Internet in New Zealand. With the roll out of ultra-fast and rural broadband, New Zealand is considered one of the most digitally advanced… Read more »


The Fundermentalist blog – The Sutherland Self Help Trust: From apples to altruism

June 25, 2019

  After the raging success of her first blog (not really), Yvonne Trask, Relationship and Events Manager at Philanthropy NZ presents her much awaited second blog on a PNZ founding member.   Alongside the Trust’s… Read more »


Trust-based Philanthropy: grantmaking with a lens of trust

June 25, 2019

  Over the past decade, San Francisco based foundation, The Whitman Institute (TWI) has been­–in their words–mildly obsessed with the concept of “trust-based philanthropy”. Their approach recognises that often the traditional approach of a grantmaker… Read more »


Driving change: A case for change in driver licensing

June 5, 2019

For many New Zealanders, a licence to drive is a rite of passage and a significant milestone. Gaining our first licence not only gives us the right to drive, but offers a sense of freedom… Read more »


Philanthropy New Zealand Award winners announced in Wellington last night 

May 17, 2019

Eight Awards were presented to New Zealand individuals and organisations at the Philanthropy New Zealand Awards 2019 on Thursday 16 May. These Awards recognise their dedication to making a positive difference in Aotearoa. From emerging leader, Michelle… Read more »