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

Community Foundations responses to Covid-19

30 Mar 2020

This year, we know that our local communities will face increasing hardship. Community Foundations are responding in their own regional way...

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Community philanthropy is stepping up

23 Mar 2020

In response to Covid-19 communities are stepping up and here at Community Foundations we are considering how we might help to shape community response and steer philanthropy to where it is going to be needed most in the coming weeks and months ahead...

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Community philanthropy has never been more important

16 Mar 2020

What a time we are seeing. As the fallout from Covid-19 deepens, there is no doubt that our communities will face increasing hardship. It sure is a test of human solidarity, and we will see community priorities having to change over the coming year...

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Good governance matters

10 Mar 2020

Community Foundations have a bit of a unique role in communities. We operate with one foot in the charity sector and the other in the philanthropy sector. Our key roles include...

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Ensuring maximum returns to the community

03 Mar 2020

When Trust Porirua chose to transfer their $5.5 million fund to Nikau Foundation to manage in October 2018, we made a commitment to ensuring maximum returns to the community...

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New research on giving

25 Feb 2020

The long-awaited NZ Support Report by JBWere and Philanthropy New Zealand is out this week and it includes some really interesting research on giving trends across Aotearoa New Zealand...

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