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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


Philanthropy Summit 2015: Videos and Powerpoint presentations now online

18 May 2015

Videos and Powerpoint presentations from most of the keynote speakers at the Philanthropy Summit 2015 are now available online. We have also loaded the Powerpoint presentations from many of the workshop sessions onto our website.  You can find the videos on our YouTube channel. You can find links to the presentations from the keynote speakers and concurrent workshops here.  You can find links to the presentations from the investment sessions here.

New advice helps givers invest wisely in children

21 April 2015

Philanthropy New Zealand and the Children’s Commissioner have teamed up to provide advice for organisations that ‘give’ so they can make wise decisions about where to put their money, time and energy to support the thousands of kiwi children missing out. Giving2Kids, which was launched at the Philanthropy Summit 2015, is online advice for philanthropic groups, businesses, charities, Iwi, community organisations and others who want to invest in children and do it well. Read more.

Book for Justin Rockefeller's opening keynote session

9 April 2015

We are delighted to offer a limited number of tickets for Justin Rockefeller’s opening keynote session at the Philanthropy Summit, Where Philanthropy meets Capitalism: Putting a 21st century twist on a family tradition. In this session, which runs from 9am to 10.45am on Wednesday 15 April, Justin, a fifth generation Rockefeller, will talk about his work and about how his famous name has made it possible for him to leverage his own relatively modest resources to effect positive change. The session will also include an exciting announcement by one of our partner organisations. Tickets cost $149 (GST inclusive). BOOK NOW.

Philanthropy Summit 2015: the countdown is on

17 March 2015

With just four weeks to go until the Philanthropy Summit 2015 it’s all systems go at the  Philanthropy New Zealand office.

Just a reminder that the Summit is being held in the Owen  G Glenn Building at the University of Auckland on 15 & 16 April. For more information about the venue and how to get there, check the Summit website – you can find it under the Fees & Delegates Info tab.

Register now! Sir Stephen Tindall on the Philanthropy Summit

10 March 2015

2015 New Zealander of the Year Sir Stephen Tindall reckons you should register for the Philanthropy Summit 2015. The co-founder of the Tindall Foundation says "You'll really get the benefit of coming to this - you'll meet really interesting people and learn a lot." Watch Sir Stephen on YouTube.