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A Home Safety Checklist for Wheelchair Users

NFP Resource was recently forwarded details of a website post from UK Company RS Components which shares a useful and in-depth home safety checklist they have created for wheelchair users. The guide is called “A Home Safety Checklist for Wheelchair … Continue reading

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Workshops, Seminars, Other training, & Events

NFP Governance Basics – workshop offered SELECTED CONFERENCES  now on a separate page  SELECTED EVENTS & COURSES Contact us to have your event included See also the Events Calendar Learn how to use the theories of fundraising to secure financial sustainability and … Continue reading

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Change to donee assessment

DIA Charities services advise: “Change to donee assessment from 2019/20 income year Most registered charities have donee status, granted by Inland Revenue. This means when a person makes a donation (over $5) to a donee organisation, they can generally claim … Continue reading

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FRAUD IN THE CHARITABLE SECTOR

DIA Charities Services have just published an interesting blog post with the above title. It contains a number of lessons for the non-profit and charitable sector, many of them learned the hard way! There are also links for further reading.  … Continue reading

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New bequest service launched

A new bequest service has launched for charities and estate lawyers wanting to ensure that bequest details in a will are correct.
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Review of the Charities Act 2005 – updated post

29 October 2018 Update from DIA Policy on the Charities Act review. At the Charities Services Annual Meeting a couple of weeks ago, Hon Peeni Henare announced that public consultation for the Charities Act review will take place over March and … Continue reading

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List non-profits and charities in New Zealand

A frequent enquiry we receive at NFP Resource is “Do you have a list of NZ Non-profits?”           We do not know of any composite list of all not-for-profit organisations in New Zealand. However, a listing of all Registered NZ … Continue reading

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Search Inside Yourself training – Free Place offered

The Search Inside Yourself (SIY) program helps people and organizations to bring out the best in themselves, from the inside out. Created by leading experts in neuroscience and developed at Google, our mindfulness & emotional intelligence training have been described … Continue reading

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2018 Global Trends in Giving Report published

The 2018 Global Trends in Giving Report has just been published. The report is based upon a survey of over 6000 donors in 119 countries and summarises donor data across six continents  It examines the impact of technology, gender, generation, ideology, … Continue reading

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Applications open for charities to get $60,000 from Round the Bays

Ports of Auckland Round the Bays organisers are looking to donate $60,000 to three charities for next year’s fun run. Set for March 3, participants can walk, run or jog 8.5 kilometres from the city along the waterfront to St Heliers … Continue reading

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Are you setting up a new charity/NFP?

Researcher Maureen Macnamara writes: “I’m looking for people who are in the process of starting up a new charity, not-for-profit or social enterprise, to participate in a research project I’m leading (run through Victoria University) The project focuses on the … Continue reading

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PATHWAY TO FUNDING EXCELLENCE

Fundraising training for those who work in the NFP sector is woefully inadequate Continue reading

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