CFNZ Conference Programme 2021

CFNZ Conference Programme 2021

Theme: Growing Community Impact - Whakaaweawe tē hāpori
Venue: AREA, 1 O'Reily Ave (off Boulcott Street), Wellington



Tuesday 16th November 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 Executive Director Arron Perriam

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 - facilitated by Eleanor Cater, CFNZ

12:30pm Lunch

1:30pm - Diversity and inclusion - why is this so important for Community Foundations' mahi and community impact? - Jannat Maqbool, Graham Bidois Cameron, Mele Wendt, Craig Fisher - facilitated by Holly Snape, CEO Community Waikato and CFNZ Trustee

2:45pm - Break for coffee

3:15pm - Why businesses can no longer ignore purpose and planet, and what this means for Community Foundations - Amy Carter, The Christchurch Foundation

3:45pm - 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 - Mele Wendt, Craig Fisher, Steven Moe - facilitated by Arron Perriam, CFNZ

5:15pm - Day finish

7:00pm - CFNZ Dinner, The Wellington Club, Level 4, 88 The Terrace
Dinner speaker tbc

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



Wednesday 17th November 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 - facilitated by Eleanor Cater, CFNZ

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 - facilitated by Eleanor Cater, CFNZ

1:45pm - Breakout sessions and discussion groups:

i) Bicultural competency for your Foundation - where to start? - facilitated by Haimona Waititi, Cultural Consultant

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

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 and Tim Dorrian, Aro Digital

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


Thank you to our strategic partners The Tindall Foundation and Craigs Investment Partners for supporting our annual conference.



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