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Thriving community philanthropy

15 Jun 2021

Right now, there is a real buzz about and a thirst for knowledge in new areas – impact investing, working with corporates exploring CSR, smart and enduring distribution models, strategic and flexible grant making, building enduring relationships to support Māori and wider community aspirations...

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What matters most in communities

11 May 2021

It is with a sense of excitement and privilege that I join the CFNZ team and I look forward to meeting with the whānau over the coming weeks ahead to hear what matters most to your people and your communities...

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New Executive Director Appointed

10 May 2021

The Board of Community Foundations of NZ are delighted to announce that Arron Perriam has been appointed as Executive Director...

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A brief guide to the philanthropic sector

14 Apr 2021

If you are unsure how the philanthropic sector in Aotearoa NZ is organised and works, you are in good company. It is a bit confusing, even for those of us who work in it...

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Ensuring sustainable income streams for charities

22 Mar 2021

While this has been a challenging year for any fundraiser, a revolution of sustainable fundraising has been quietly continuing to develop in communities across Aotearoa New Zealand. That revolution is managed endowment funds which are giving back to communities for the long-term...

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Building back better

24 Feb 2021

Our second five-year strategic term is now underway, which has an endowment fund target of $80 million by 2025. We are on track to disburse close to $1 million per annum from next year...

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