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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


Leading philanthropist Sir John Todd dies

30 July 2015

We are very sorry to hear of the death of Sir John Todd, chair of the Todd Foundation, in Wellington today.  Sir John was deeply committed to philanthropy for many years, both through his work with the Todd Foundation, but also through his support for Philanthropy New Zealand. He was among the small group of Wellington-based philanthropists who helped set up the  organisation – then known as the New Zealand Association of Philanthropic Trusts – in 1990. We extend our sympathies to the Todd family. Find out more about Sir John’s life.

Save the date: The Funding Network, Wellington 17 September

22 July 2015

The Funding Network is heading south, with the next event being held at the City Gallery in Wellington from 5.30pm to 8.30 on Thursday 17 September. The Funding Network is a fun-filled event where live crowdfunding meets Dragon’s Den. You'll have the chance to support four outstanding projects working to improve the lives of people in the Wellington area. Spaces are limited so you can reserve a place now by clicking here.

Canterbury Recovery Funders' Network : Powerpoint presentations now online

23 June 2015

We had a great meeting of the Canterbury Recovery Funders' Network meeting last week, and heard some inspiring stories about innovation and collaboration following the Christhchurch earthquakes. Check out the  Powerpoint presentations here.

Philanthropy Summit 2015: Understanding the 21st Century Donor - Powerpoint presentations now online

2 June 2015

The Powerpoint presentations from our one-day event for community organisations, the Philanthropy Summit 2015: Understanding the 21st Century Donor, are now available online. You can find the presentations here.

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.