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Latest in generosity news on topics of interest across New Zealand, from both our regular and guest bloggers

Reflections on our national hui

23 May 2022

If our May 2022 conference was indeed a litmus test, then I think the test result was a resounding ‘positive test’ that overall our CFNZ membership network is grounded in a very healthy organisational culture...

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New Patron appointed

18 May 2022

Community Foundations of New Zealand are thrilled to announce that Her Excellency, the Right Honourable Dame Cindy Kiro, GNZM, QSO, Governor-General of New Zealand, has been appointed as Patron for our work.

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Creating rewarding giving experiences

16 May 2022

As Community Foundations, there are challenges to being the connector between donor and community organisation. It can even feel one-step removed at times. The benefits though, come from walking alongside people to realise their giving aspirations, and even playing a part informing them...

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The smarter way to give something back

06 May 2022

For those who want to do good in a strategic and long-lasting way, the Community Foundation model is worth a look...

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The fastest growing form of philanthropy

31 Mar 2022

The greatest inter-generational transfer of wealth in human history is currently underway, which is estimated to be around $150b across New Zealand over the next 20 years...

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A new way of thinking

10 Feb 2022

White Paper just released. The charity sector is changing and communities are looking for smarter ways to manage community funds. Generous locals are looking for an easy way to leave a personal local legacy. Having an all-encompassing, well-governed structure for communities, simply makes a lot of sense...

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