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


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See Karen Pensabene's story about her immense community generosity in the Sunday Star-Times, and read about how Community Foundations can help to make your giving go further - read the article here

Show your love locally

23 Apr 2020

Our new ‘show your love locally’ campaign has really been driven by the generosity we see growing across Aotearoa New Zealand...

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New collaborations widening impact

15 Apr 2020

When stepping back from the daily reality of the lockdown and peering into the future, it is clear to me that our region and nation are going to have to do things differently when the post-Covid-19 environment dawns...

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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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