Useful links

Philanthropy New Zealand has close ties with similar organisations around the world. These include:

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 Philanthropy Australia: Find out what our sister organisation across the Tasman is up to here.


Grantmakers for Effective Organizations: This Washington-based organisation has 500 grantmaker members from throughout the United States who are committed to building a stronger not-for profit sector. GEO produces a wide range of publications of interest to grantmakers, including some that are available to non-members. Find out more.

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Foundation Center: The Foundation Center is based in New York and is a leading source of information about philanthropy worldwide. Among the services it provides are:

  • Issuelab which provides free access to thousands of case studies, evaluations, white papers and issue briefs addressing some of the world’s most pressing social problems.
  • GrantCraft which develops and curates resources across different strategies, issues, languages, and formats.


Australian Environmental Grantmakers Network (AEGN): Philanthropy New Zealand has a working relationship with AEGN  which brings together philanthropists who care about the environment and enables them to become better at what they love doing. The AEGN website includes useful information for grantmakers keen to invest in the environment.


Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR) is an initiative of the Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society at Stanford University. It provides information for social change leaders around the world through webinars, conferences, magazines, online articles and podcasts. Philanthropy New Zealand members get a 20% discount on subscriptions to SSIR’s quarterly magazine. Find out more.


Alliance aims to facilitate the exchange of information and ideas among philanthropists, social investors and others working for social change worldwide in order to maximize the impact of funding for social development. Philanthropy New Zealand members get a 10% discount on the quarterly Alliance magazine. Alliance also makes a lot of its content free to read by all. Find out more.