Network Symposium

April 11, 2018

Philanthropy New Zealand convenes networks for a range of funders, working alongside the groups as they learn, share and collaborate together within their grantmaking mission. In 2018, we are trialling a Network Symposium, gathering four… Read more »


Art Funders’ convening, Wellington

March 29, 2018

At the request of our members, Philanthropy New Zealand will be convening the arts funders of New Zealand to gauge the needs of the sector and look at ways in which PNZ can best support… Read more »


From the CE: Generosity to support women and girls

March 15, 2018

Research suggests that less than 10% of philanthropic and grantmaking funding goes to programmes specifically targeting women and girls. That’s not good enough in a country like New Zealand where sexual and gender-based violence is… Read more »


Women Give 2018

March 6, 2018

New Zealand’s first summit dedicated to fostering and celebrating women’s generosity.  


Installation view of Tiffany Singh's Fly Me Up to Where You Are, 2016 New Zealand Festival.

The real value of art

February 27, 2018

Building stronger communities and improving well-being through arts funding. You won’t find many in the philanthropy and not-for-profit sector who would disagree that art and creativity are fundamental in building a healthier society. In fact,… Read more »


‘Running on the hum of a Tesla battery’

February 15, 2018

As someone who is involved in running a very small organisation like Philanthropy New Zealand I’ve been thinking lately about the challenges of delivering an organisation’s mission with very limited resources—the economies of scale are… Read more »


Yvonne’s American adventures

February 1, 2018

Our Relationships and Events Manager Yvonne Trask spent a month over the holiday break travelling the United States where she connected with a number of people from the philanthropic sector and attended a course at… Read more »


Nine conversations to be part of…

January 28, 2018

There are at least nine conversations that Philanthropy New Zealand sees happening internationally and locally as philanthropists and grantmakers think about the challenges of doing more and doing better. What’s your take on these crucial… Read more »


A New Zealand first

January 18, 2018

In a country celebrated for women’s leadership and where women were first to win the vote, it’s surprising to find a shortage of philanthropic funds by women, for women. Dellwyn Stuart of the Auckland Foundation… Read more »


Generous living

January 11, 2018

With an ear for the doorbell and a care for the underdog, philanthropists Murray and Sue Jones have given millions to support the less fortunate in New Zealand and abroad. We spoke to Murray about… Read more »