CFNZ Conference Programme 2022

CFNZ Conference Programme
May 10-12 2022

Theme: Growing Community Impact - Whakaaweawe tē hāpori
Venue: Cliftons Conference Centre, Level 28/100 Willis St, Wellington

Tuesday May 10th

1:00pm-5:00pm - Leadership Workshop - 'Us - Stronger Together'

1:00-2:00pm - "Us together" - marketing planning, as a Community Foundation and as a network - workshop session led by Nick Thompson and Eleanor Cater, CFNZ and including Monique Baldwin, Communications Advisor, The Tindall Foundation.

2:15-3:15pm - "Us improving" - co-creation workshop on National Standards for Community Foundations - workshop session led by CFNZ

Afternoon Tea

3:45-5:00pm - "Us as community leaders" - workshop session facilitated by Kelvyn Eglinton, Momentum Waikato Community Foundation and including Lani Evans, Head of Te Rourou, Vodafone Aotearoa Foundation and Alice Montague, CE of Clare Foundation.

    2:00pm-5:00pm - Network Trustees meeting

    Covering governance themes including networking, investments and Community Foundation sustainability.

    5-6pm Welcome Reception (own arrangements evening)

    Proudly sponsored by

    Conference Day 1 - Wednesday May 11th

    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, Minister for Diversity, Inclusion and Ethnic Communities, Minister for Youth.

    9:20am - Setting the scene for the next 2 days – CFNZ Chair Raymond Key and Executive Director Arron Perriam

    10:00am - Morning tea

    Proudly sponsored by:

    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 - Ki te Hoe framework: authentic partnerships and understanding how to support Māori aspirations - Haimona Waititi, Tūmanako Consultants

    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 - Mele Wendt, Ranei Wineera-Parai, Craig Fisher, Steven Moe - facilitated by Arron Perriam, CFNZ

    5:00pm - Day finish

    6:30pm - CFNZ Dinner, The Wellington Club, Level 4, 88 The Terrace
    Dinner speaker: Gavin Larsen - a bit about Community Foundations and a bit about cricket!
    Our dinner is proudly supported by:

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

    Conference Day 2 - Thursday May 12th

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

    9:30am - 2022 and future investment trends in the market - Mark Lister, Head of Private Wealth, Craigs Investment Partners (includes Q&A)

    10:15am - Morning tea

    Proudly sponsored by:

    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) A practical exploration of how to progress your journey utilising the Ki Te Hoe framework - Haimona Waititi and Kate Frykberg, Tūmanako Consultants

    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 - Leading with stories to add the 'wow' factor - Jehan Casinader, award-winning journalist and keynote speaker

    4:15pm - Big wrap up

    4:30pm - Finish

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

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

    We have a discounted accommodation booking code at the Boulcott Suites (you can book at this link). The West Plaza Hotel is also nearby and offers good and reasonably priced accommodation.

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