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, 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 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 »

Great Grantmaking webinars

October 1, 2019

  You’re doing good things but we want to help you do GREAT things. Our Great Grantmaking webinars will help you learn best practice to elevate your outcomes and impact. Introduction to Great Grantmaking will… Read more »

Governance and Investment, Wellington

September 19, 2019

Philanthropy NZ’s annual governance and investment training will be hosted in Wellington on 19th and 20th of September. This training will once again offer a high standard of professional development for trustees on philanthropic trusts… Read more »

Philanthropic sector seeks action around social service funding gap

September 3, 2019

The philanthropic sector is calling on the Government to act after the release of a report showing chronic underfunding of essential social services. The report estimates Government underfunds community organisations that it contracts to deliver… Read more »

Modern trends in philanthropy and their implications for governance

August 29, 2019

Blog by Ken Whitney, Philanthropy New Zealand Board Chair Over recent decades we have witnessed a quiet revolution in philanthropy which has evolved from “charity”, or what I would classify as palliative giving to relieve… Read more »