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 »

A sadder, more insightful country

March 22, 2019

Aotearoa pre March 15 seems an eternity ago. What a difference seven days can make. It feels like we’re a sadder country, a hurting people. We’re ashamed of what happened and, at the same time,… Read more »

Terrorism Response: Information for Funders

March 18, 2019

We are reeling from the terrorist attack in Christchurch on Friday 15 March leaving 50 people dead, and many injured. Philanthropy New Zealand is committed to helping our members and the wider community connect to… Read more »


February 27, 2019

  By Yvonne Trask, Relationship and Event Manager, Philanthropy New Zealand — What better way to start a new blog, from an organisation whose name people struggle to spell, than with a really big word?  2018… Read more »