Te Tiriti o Waitangi and Grantmaking – Christchurch

August 30, 2018

We’re proud to offer a one-day Treaty workshop tailored specifically for those working in funding. It is designed to be particularly helpful for non-Māori funders who want to question and explore the Treaty’s implications in… Read more »


Fred Blackwell, CEO, San Francisco Foundation | Wellington

August 28, 2018

The remarkable Fred Blackwell, CEO of the San Francisco Foundation will be hosted by Wellington Community Trust and Philanthropy New Zealand in an afternoon event on Tuesday 28 August in Wellington CBD.  Mr Blackwell is in Australasia… Read more »


Philanthropy Summit 2017 Wellington-New Zealand

Call for Papers: Philanthropy Summit 2019

August 23, 2018

Every two years the philanthropic and grantmaking sector comes together for our only national gathering, the Philanthropy Summit. The next Philanthropy Summit is 15 – 17 May, 2019 in Wellington, New Zealand. The three-day Summit… Read more »


Te Tiriti o Waitangi and Grantmaking – Auckland

August 8, 2018

We’re proud to offer a one-day Treaty workshop tailored specifically for those working in funding. It is designed to be particularly helpful for non-Māori funders who want to question and explore the Treaty’s implications in… Read more »


From the CE: PNZ’s Youth Advisory Group

August 2, 2018

The role of young people in philanthropy, grantmaking, and socially-minded entrepreneurship is critical. They are the next generation sitting around the tables of family foundations; the designers of new business models that have social contribution… Read more »


Exit Q&A: Lynne Le Gros

July 18, 2018

After six years as General Manager of Spark Foundation, Lynne Le Gros is returning to the corporate arm of Spark. We’ve asked her a few questions about her time leading one the country’s largest corporate foundations (and… Read more »


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 »