Unicorns Unite, a conversation with Vu Le

May 15, 2019

Join us for a conversation with international guest speaker Vu Le, a nonprofit hero and author of the popular blog “Nonprofit AF”( formerly NonprofitwithBalls.org).   Philanthropy New Zealand and FINZ invite the nonprofit community (unicorns*)  to hear Vu’s… Read more »


Philanthropy Summit 2019: The Future of Trust

May 15, 2019

Join the country’s largest gathering of leaders involved in philanthropy at our biennial conference, the Philanthropy Summit 2019,  May 15-17, 2019.


Charities Act review – submission and template

May 6, 2019

We have submitted Philanthropy New Zealand’s submission on the Review of the Charities Act 2005 to the Department of Internal Affairs. You can find our submission here.  Thank you to everyone who provided input into the development… Read more »


Community changemakers: the people’s choice – vote now!

April 18, 2019

Rescued food, youth development, health workers, economic development and supporting incarcerated women to turn their lives around. Which organisation gets your vote? Philanthropy New Zealand and AMP Capital today opened public voting for the 2019… Read more »


Modernising our structures to support social enterprise

April 18, 2019

By Sue McCabe, Chief Executive Philanthropy New Zealand Changing the company structure to better meet the emerging number of businesses focussed on leaving the world a better place is a key recommendation in a report… Read more »


Funding Post Disaster

April 10, 2019

Rātā Foundation chair Christine Korako looks at the role philanthropic organisations can play after a crisis.  Rātā Foundation is New Zealand’s second largest philanthropic foundation and the South Island’s largest Community Trust. In the financial year ending 31 March 2018,… Read more »


It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…

April 9, 2019

By Sue McCabe I’m counting down the number of sleeps and have all the anticipation of a child who believes in Santa in the weeks leading up to Christmas. Are we there yet? Because it’s… Read more »


Administrator sought:

March 28, 2019

We’re looking for a high energy and positive administrator who’ll fit well in our small and passionate team. You’ll have administrative experience so you can hit the ground running. This is a 20-hour a week… Read more »


Webinar: Briefing for funders following the Christchurch shooting

March 27, 2019

For funders concerned about this tragedy and how to best respond, please join Philanthropy New Zealand for this national webinar. More information on the agenda will be provided in the coming days.


Tips for supporting our Muslim community

March 26, 2019

We’ve been getting wonderful support from our overseas philanthropic community since March 15’s terrorist attack. Carol Mack from the Association of Charitable Foundations let us know about a series of tweets from her Board Member… Read more »