Category Archives: Administration

Payday Filing

Information about payday filing has been available for some time, and IRD have been pro-active in contacting small employers, but a number of small charities and non-profits who will be affected still appear to be uncertain about it. Payday filing … Continue reading

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Social Enterprises

(Updated) “Social enterprises are businesses with a positive social or environmental impact. They aren’t “business-like” companies. They aren’t charities that make some money. They are businesses, period.” – Louise Aitken Akina Foundation We recently fielded a couple of questions about … Continue reading

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Workshops, Seminars, Events, Other training,

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 Complimentary Seminar: Social Enterprise – Where to? Tuesday 4 December 2018  4:30pm (Newmarket, … 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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Review of the Charities Act 2005 – updated post

20 NOVEMBER 2018 Your views are sought for input into the Review -o0o- 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 … 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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… why we need to shine a light on charities

This article contains a number of lessons from which those in the not-for-profit sector will do well to learn. Continue reading

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GDPR and NZ NonProfits

The GDPR and how it affects not-for-profit organisations and charities in New Zealand. Continue reading

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NFP Governance Basics – workshop offered

Have you just appointed a number of new members to your board/committee? Does your governing body need some refresher training? Have you been appointed to a committee or board but feel that you need some training in the basics? Following a … Continue reading

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NFP Newsletter

Please visit this page to view our recent newsletters.  Subscribe to receive our monthly updates  The newsletter is normally published on the last day of the month. The newsletter is not published for the month of January. The deadline is 25th … Continue reading

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What is a Community Foundation?

Community Foundations are relatively new in New Zealand, so what are they, and how do they work? Continue reading

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Report Released – Digital Technology in the Not-for-Profit Sector

The results of a survey of 385 not-for-profit organisations in Australia and New Zealand identified a significant under-investment in IT, with many organisations using systems that aren’t working well enough to provide efficient services.  Highlights from the survey include: Each … Continue reading

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