Latest news

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

  • See 'Community Foundations on a fast-track to growth' featured in NZ's Investment News, June 2022 - read the article here
  • See 'The bequest pipeline and the rise of Community Foundations' featured in BusinessDesk, May 2022 - read the article here
  • Read about Community Foundations in Philanthropy NZ's magazine, the Leadership Edition, April 2022 - download Philanthropy News here

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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Streamlining for impact

08 Feb 2022

For Community Foundations, our end game is impact. As foundations, we have a kaitiaki role for our communities; it is our job to identify the areas in which our support is most needed, to fund in ways that have the most benefit to community organisations and ensure we can remain a reliable funding stream...

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Give and get your tax back

19 Jan 2022

Now is a great time of year to consider giving goals, as donations made now are eligible for a 33.3% tax credit up to the amount of tax you pay this year...

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10 reasons to give through your local Community Foundation

06 Jan 2022

I was asked recently why is it better to give through a Community Foundation rather than giving directly to charity? It’s a good question. We don’t say it’s ‘better’... but it's certainly different. Here are the top 10 reasons we hear...

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Spotlight on Community Foundations

21 Dec 2021

The lights are shining brightly over the collective successes of Community Foundations over the past year. Every day we hear of kiwi generosity, new funds launched and exciting impact projects, transforming communities...

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