Category Archives: Non-profit FAQs

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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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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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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Winston Churchill Fellowship – Applications Open

Applications for the 2019 Winston Churchill Memorial Trust – NZ Fellowships are now open! The Fellowships were established in 1965 to help kiwis travel overseas to learn from others and study topics that will advance their occupation, trade, industry, profession … Continue reading

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Upcoming tax changes that might affect your charity

The following information, which repeats information from IRD, was posted by DIA Charities Services on their website on 17 July 2018. As the information is of potential importance to many nonprofits, we have reproduced it here in toto. The blog … Continue reading

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Lotteries Grant funds mentoring for nonprofits in the Bay of Plenty

Lotteries grant funds mentoring opportunities for nonprofit organisations in the Bay of Plenty. Continue reading

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