CFNZ Conference Programme 2021

CFNZ Conference Programme 2021

Theme: Growing community impact - Whakaaweawe tē hāpori
Venue: James Cook Conference Centre, 147 The Terrace, Wellington



Tuesday 21st September 2021

From 8:15am - Arrival and coffee

8:50am - Mihi whakatau - Dr. Taku Parai, kaumātua Ngāti Toa

9:00am - Opening by Hon. Priyanca Radhakrishnan, Minister for the Community and Voluntary Sector (includes Q&A)

9:20am - Setting the scene for the next 2 days – CFNZ Chair Raymond Key and board members

10:00am - Morning tea

10:30am - Exploring the 'F' word - research-based session on what makes a Great Fundraising Organisation - a high level session for trustees and senior management - Fiona McPhee, CEO Philanthropy and Fundraising Australia-NZ

12pm - 'One Bright Idea' - 6 Community Foundations present one innovation/idea for the network (5 mins each)

12:30pm Lunch

1:30pm - Diversity and inclusion - why is this so important for Community Foundations' mahi and community impact? - Jannat Maqbool, Graeme Bidois Cameron, Caren Rangi, Craig Fisher - facilitated by Kelvyn Eglinton, Momentum Waikato Community Foundation

2:30pm - Break for coffee

3:00pm - Why businesses can no longer ignore purpose and planet, and what this means for Community Foundations - Amy Carter, The Christchurch Foundation

3:30pm - Deep dive sessions:

i) Practical ways fundraising expertise can be applied to Community Foundations' work, Fiona McPhee, CEO Philanthropy and Fundraising Australia-NZ, with input from senior fundraisers across the network

ii) Great governance amplifying impact - Caren Rangi ONZM, Centre for Social Impact

5:00pm - Day finish

6:30pm - CFNZ Dinner, The Wellington Club, Level 4, 88 The Terrace
Dinner speaker - Gavin Larsen -'putting runs on the board' - a little bit about Community Foundations and a little bit about cricket!

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



Wednesday 22nd September 2021

8:30am Coffee and CFNZ AGM

9:00am - Disruption, distractions and diversity - our future or our failure - Arron Perriam, CFNZ

9:30am - 2021 and future investment trends in the market - Mark Lister, Head of Private Wealth, Craigs Investment Partners (includes Q&A)

10:15am - Morning tea

10:45am - 'One Bright Idea' - 6 Community Foundations present one innovation/idea for the network (5 mins each)

11:15am - Exploring investment and distribution policies - what is unique about the CF model and the latest research - Peter Verhaart, Nikau Foundation

12:15pm - Lunch

1:15pm - 'One Bright Idea' - 5 Community Foundations present one innovation/idea for the network (5 mins each)

1:45pm - Breakout sessions and discussion groups:

i) Finding operational funding - it's everyone's business - facilitated by Raymond Key, Wakatipu Community Foundation

ii) Bicultural competency for your Foundation - where to start? - facilitator tbc

iii) Impact investing - utilising our assets to do even more good - facilitated by Jamie Newth, Soul Capital

iv) Media and PR opportunities - why ours is simply a great story to tell - facilitated by Rachel Roberts, Outlook Media

3pm Quick break for coffee

3:15pm - Community Foundations in the new Aotearoa New Zealand - Sam Stubbs, Co-Founder, Simplicity

4:00pm - Big wrap up

4:30pm - Finish


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

To register for the conference, please complete one registration form per delegate.

Conference fee: $300 per delegate (includes conference dinner), will be invoiced following your registration.

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