Latest news

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

  • Read about Community Foundations in the September edition of Lawtalk, the NZ Law Society's magazine - read the article here
  • Read the article on Community Foundations in Air NZ's Kia Ora magazine, September 2022 - read the article here
  • See Community Foundations featured on TVNZ's Seven Sharp, August 2022 - watch the story here
  • See 'Community Foundations on a fast-track to growth' featured in NZ's Investment News, June 2022 - read the article here

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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Whakaari and the generosity of the global village

30 Jan 2020

Response to the tragedy that unfolded on December 9th upon Whakaari / White Island has been incredibly heart-warming. When it comes to adversity, the generosity of our global village is paving the way forward..

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Generosity shaping our local communities

23 Jan 2020

With 17 Community Foundations across Aotearoa NZ most people in our country have the ability to give back to their community in a strategic way that will support the causes they are most passionate about, forever...

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New Fund launched for the victims of Whakaari/White Island

18 Dec 2019

News from Eastern Bay Community Foundation

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