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Business giving making a real difference

12 Feb 2021

If there is something we have seen growth in lately it’s been the interest of businesses in giving back to their communities in a meaningful way...

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Give and get your tax back

18 Jan 2021

With the end of the fiscal year right around the corner, many people like to consider their giving plans. At this time of year we remind generous locals that a donation to the community before 31 March will be eligible for a 33.3% tax credit...

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Making Trust funds work for community

11 Jan 2021

Changes to the Trusts Act have highlighted the need for community funds to be put to better use..

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Celebrating our people

21 Dec 2020

Fresh from our national conference last month I had been reflecting on this year and the stellar people working in our sector, when I saw that one of our new managers to the network has just won a ‘Kiwibank Local Hero’ award..

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Making a real difference through leadership

08 Dec 2020

I am so proud to have joined the Community Foundations of NZ (CFNZ) Board as a Trustee, principally because of the wonderful work that CFNZ and its member Community Foundations are doing to help New Zealanders strengthen their communities and change lives...

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Meaningful corporate giving

19 Oct 2020

In recent years, corporate social responsibility (CSR) has become a higher priority for companies as they recognise the numerous benefits to their businesses, employees and communities...

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