CFNZ Conference Programme 2020

CFNZ Conference Programme 2020

Theme: Te Huringa tahi o ngā Hāpori - Transforming communities together'
Venue: James Cook Conference Centre, 147 The Terrace, Wellington



Wednesday 18th November

8:30am - Arrival and coffee

9:00am - Mihi whakatau - Dr. Taku Parai, kaumātua Ngāti Toa

Opening by Sir Stephen Tindall tbc – vision for the Community Foundations movement

9:20am - Setting the scene for the next 2 days – CFNZ – Stacey Scott and Eleanor Cater

9:40am - Top issues for NZ and implications for Community Foundations - Adrian Orr, Governor of the Reserve Bank, Nikau Foundation Trustee (includes Q&A)

10:20am - Morning tea

10:50am - 6 Community Foundations present one innovation/idea for the network (5 mins each)

11:20am - Acorn Foundation – the path to financial self-sustainability in 17 years, how did we do it? A case study including how to survive and thrive through the early years
Bill Holland, Nicky Wilkins, Margot McCool, Lori Luke

12:40pm Lunch

1:40pm - Deepening relationships with Māori /Iwi and why it’s important to Community Foundations’ work
– a panel discussion building on session from 2019 with Marcus Akuhata-Brown, Kate Frykberg and John McCarthy

2:50pm - Break for coffee

3:20pm - 6 Community Foundations present one innovation/idea for the network (5 mins each)

3:50pm - Breakout sessions
i) Bequests – best practice and global trends
Fiona McPhee, Moceanic

ii) Building bridges to local funder collaboration
Kelvyn Eglinton, Lori Luke, Sue McCabe

iii) Working with Professional Advisors
Liz Koh, Margot McCool

5:00pm - Day finish

6:30pm - CFNZ Dinner – St Johns Function Centre, 5 Cable Street, Wellington
Guest Speaker: Sir Stephen Tindall

Note: dinner bookings are included in your conference fee, a cash bar will be operating.



Thursday 19th November

8:30am Coffee and CFNZ AGM
– guest speakers: Nicky Wilkins and Stacey Scott, reflections on the growth of CFNZ gatherings

9:00am - 2020 and future investment trends in the market - Mark Lister, Head of Private Wealth, Craigs Investment Partners

9:30am - 5 Community Foundations present one innovation/idea for the network (5 mins each)

10:00am - Trust law changes and the new Trusts Act – how does it affect Community Foundations? Chris Kelly, Greg Kelly Law

10:30am - Morning tea

11:00am - Emergency Funds and Community Foundations – what is our role?
A panel discussion and Q&A led by Kelvyn Eglinton – including Alice Montague, Amy Carter, Raymond Key, Lori Luke, Amy Bowkett

12:15pm - Lunch

1:15pm - Brainstorming and networking sessions – come prepared with your ideas!

i) Different ways to give
– led by Glenda Stokes and Jennifer Belmont

ii) Great ideas for marketing and comms
– led by Kerry Taggart and Alice Montague

iii) What makes an effective Community Foundation Board?
– led by Chris Milne and Lesley Jensen

    Coffee will be available during breakout sessions

    2:30pm – Where is philanthropy and fundraising heading in the next decade? A panel discussion led by Sue McCabe, Philanthropy NZ
    - Anjum Rahman Inclusive Aotearoa/Trust Waikato, Michelle Berriman FINZ, Seumas Fantham Todd Foundation, Clive Pedley Giving Architects/Te Awa Community Foundation

    3:45pm - Big wrap up - Stacey Scott, John McCarthy

    4:15pm - Finish


    Delegates please email eleanor@communityfoundations.org.nz to register and please book your own travel and accommodation.

    Note that there is a special rate for delegates at the James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor: Attendee/Group Code: 353860 - use this online booking link