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Philanthropic sector seeks action on social service funding

Wednesday, 4 September 2019, 8:21 am | Philanthropy New Zealand

The philanthropic sector is calling on the Government to act after the release of a report showing chronic underfunding of essential social services. The report estimates Government underfunds community organisations that it contracts to deliver vital ... More >>

Community changemakers: the people’s choice

Friday, 19 April 2019, 11:52 am | Philanthropy New Zealand

Rescued food, youth development, health workers, economic development and supporting incarcerated women to turn their lives around. Which organisation gets your vote? More >>

Philanthropy New Zealand Award winners announced

Friday, 12 May 2017, 2:52 pm | Philanthropy New Zealand

Three New Zealanders were recognised for their dedication to making a positive difference in Aotearoa at the inaugural Philanthropy New Zealand Awards last night in Wellington (Thursday 11 May). More >>

Cast your votes for a Community Changemaker

Monday, 24 April 2017, 10:32 am | Philanthropy New Zealand

Public voting is now open for the inaugural AMP Capital People’s Choice Award for a Community Changemaker 2017. More >>

Akaya Windwood to speak at the Philanthropy Summit 2017

Thursday, 30 March 2017, 11:09 am | Philanthropy New Zealand

Philanthropy New Zealand are honoured to welcome globally-recognised philanthropic leader Akaya Windwood (President, Rockwood Leadership Institute) to the Philanthropy Summit 2017: Innovate for Impact, in Wellington this May. More >>

Philanthropy New Zealand announces new CE

Monday, 21 November 2016, 1:58 pm | Philanthropy New Zealand

Philanthropy New Zealand is very pleased to announce the appointment of new Chief Executive Tony Paine—effective 16 January, 2017. More >>

Philanthropy Summit 2017: Innovate for Impact

Thursday, 27 October 2016, 4:55 pm | Philanthropy New Zealand

In May 2017 will be New Zealand’s largest gathering of leaders in philanthropy. Held at Te Papa, Philanthropy New Zealand’s Philanthropy Summit 2017: Innovate for Impact is bringing together global and local thought leaders from philanthropy, ... More >>

Kiwi Generosity Remains at Higher Post-Earthquake Levels

Wednesday, 2 December 2015, 4:40 pm | Philanthropy New Zealand

GIVING HAS DOUBLED SINCE 2006; 55% OF ALL GIVING IS PERSONAL; BEQUESTS ARE UP 29% AND BUSINESS GIVING DOWN 22% More >>

#GivingTuesday focuses on charitable giving in Xmas lead-up

Tuesday, 25 November 2014, 1:52 pm | Philanthropy New Zealand

More than 100 New Zealand charities are taking part in the inaugural #GivingTuesday being held on Tuesday 2 December. More >>

Whanganui Community Foundation decision bucks trends

Wednesday, 26 March 2014, 12:36 pm | Philanthropy New Zealand

Philanthropy New Zealand (PNZ) is surprised at the Whanganui Community Foundation’s recent decision to disestablish the position of its chief executive Judith Timpany, along with the positions of two other staff members, and replace them with an administrative ... More >>

NZ philanthropy has survived the global financial crisis

Thursday, 28 November 2013, 9:53 am | Philanthropy New Zealand

Philanthropy in New Zealand has so far survived the global financial crisis (GFC), with more than three quarters of respondents in the first national survey of grantmakers saying they have either not changed the amount of money they award, or they have ... More >>

Big-hearted New Zealanders double their donations

Wednesday, 29 February 2012, 10:25 am | Philanthropy New Zealand

Media Release 29 February 2012 Big-hearted New Zealanders double their donations to charitable causes New Zealanders have doubled their donations to charitable causes in the past six years, a new report has revealed. The ‘Giving New Zealand’ Philanthropic ... More >>

Congratulations John Todd – Well Deserved!

Monday, 1 June 2009, 3:00 pm | Philanthropy New Zealand

Philanthropy New Zealand offers it congratulations to John Todd on being awarded the Companion of the Order of New Zealand. More >>

Imputation credits should be available to charity

Thursday, 14 August 2008, 1:03 pm | Philanthropy New Zealand

Today's release of a discussion document on making imputation credits available to charities has been welcomed by members of ComVoices, an independent coalition of Tangata Whenua, community and voluntary sector organisations. More >>

Payroll Giving - a whole lot easier to give

Thursday, 17 April 2008, 2:24 pm | Philanthropy New Zealand

Philanthropy New Zealand says putting payroll-giving into action in New Zealand workplaces should bring about a stronger culture of giving and generosity. More >>

A More Generous Nation Predicted

Tuesday, 1 April 2008, 2:28 pm | Philanthropy New Zealand

Philanthropy New Zealand predicts an increase in giving will result from a tax change that comes into effect today. More >>

Farewell to a Great NZ Philanthropist and Leader

Monday, 3 September 2007, 1:36 pm | Philanthropy New Zealand

It is with great sadness that Philanthropy New Zealand today marks the passing of one of New Zealand’s most remarkable philanthropic leaders, Sir Roy McKenzie. Sir Roy, 84, died in Wellington after a long illness. More >>

Government encourages generosity

Thursday, 17 May 2007, 4:20 pm | Philanthropy New Zealand

Philanthropy New Zealand welcomes the Government’s budget commitment to remove the tax rebate threshold for individuals and companies donating to charities. More >>

Making a Difference

Wednesday, 28 March 2007, 11:09 am | Philanthropy New Zealand

A report released today shows New Zealanders are giving an estimated $1.3 BILLION every year to help the communities in which they live. More >>

Philanthropy New Zealand Wants No Cap On Giving

Friday, 26 January 2007, 2:25 pm | Philanthropy New Zealand

Philanthropy New Zealand is keen to see the Government act quickly in ensuring the tax system provides the appropriate incentives to maximise the value of giving. More >>

 

 

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