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Philanthropy New Zealand is the hub of philanthropy in New Zealand. We provide thought leadership and practical help for everyone with an interest in giving to make the world a better place. Our members include private philanthropists; family, community and corporate foundations; and iwi and community trusts. Join Now! Philanthropy FacebookPhilanthropy TwitterPhilanthropy YouTubeGiving for Good


Business Advisory Services

7 July 2014

Philanthropy New Zealand has recently launched its Business Advisory Services, which offer independent, expert advice to help businesses invest effectively in the community. Our business advisors will work with you to develop or enhance your community investment and help you design a giving programme that identifies the best approach for the greatest impact. Find out more.

Strong, Savvy, Successful: Partnerships with Funders that Work

1 July 2014

The Powerpoint presentations from Strong, Savvy, Successful: Partnerships with Funders that Work, held in Wellington on Monday 30 June, are now available.

You can check out presentations from Mark Cassidy, Kitty Hilton, Sam Caldwell, Akina/Contact Energy, Kaibosh/Microsoft NZ, and Todd Beardsworth.


Canterbury Recovery Funders' Network

20 June 2014

Powerpoints now available from our Canterbury Recovery Funders' Network.  See presentations from Dr Rob Gordon, Rotary's Neighbourhood Fund, the NZ Red Cross and Sam Johnson.

Philanthropy News Winter 2014 issue now out

18 June 2014

The latest issue of Philanthropy News, our regular magazine, is now available online. It features articles about the work our members are doing in the field of social and affordable housing, as well as an interview with visiting grantmaking expert Genevieve Timmons, who is running the Strong, Savvy Successful: Partnerships that Work workshops in late June and early July. You can download a copy of the magazine here.


PNZ in partnership with the Centre for Social Impact

4 June 2014

PNZ is delighted to be partnering with ASB Community Trust's newly launched Centre for Social Impact (CSI). The CSI is headed by Alison Taylor (pictured left) and will work with community organisations that are tackling complex social issues and help them build the capacity they need to deliver effective, sustainable programmes.

PNZ is a specialist advisor in the CSI's Impact Network. PNZ staff will help CSI community partners explore ways they can engage with business to support their activities. PNZ chief executive Liz Gibbs says the CSI will bring more innovation, growth and learning to the philanthropic sector. "This is a fantastic initiative that will lead the way for the next phase of philanthropy's growth in New Zealand."

You can find out more about the CSI here.


Governance and Investment workshops

5 August 2014 - 6 August 2014

Wellington Funders' Network

3 September 2014

Auckland Funders' Network

10 September 2014

Auckland Funders' Network

3 December 2014

Wellington Funders' Network

10 December 2014