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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


PNZ chair Kate Frykberg on Seven Sharp

12 August 2014

Philanthropy New Zealand's chair, Kate Frykberg, appeared on the news programme Seven Sharp on Monday 11 August, talking about the power of philanthropy  to make a difference to people's lives. You can watch Kate's appearance here.

Philanthropy Summit 2015 now open for registration

1 August 2014

Earlybird registration for Philanthropy New Zealand’s biennial conference, the Philanthropy Summit 2015: The Power of Strategic Giving, is now open.  If you register by 30 September you can enjoy a generous discount on the cost of attending the two-day Summit being held in Auckland on April 15 & 16 next year.

The Philanthropy Summit 2015 is bringing together philanthropic thought leaders, innovators and experienced practitioners to inform, inspire and innovate. The Summit will bring global and local perspectives to philanthropy in Aotearoa/New Zealand and provide opportunities to learn best practice and explore new ways of working.  You can find out more and register online for the Philanthropy Summit 2015 here.

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.