Category Archives: Funding

PATHWAY TO FUNDING EXCELLENCE

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

Posted in Funding, Seminars, Workshops, Training | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on PATHWAY TO FUNDING EXCELLENCE

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

Posted in Awards, Funding | Tagged | Comments Off on Winston Churchill Fellowship – Applications Open

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

Posted in Accounting, Administration, Awards, Donee Organisations, Events, Funding, Governance, Legal, NEWS, Non-profit FAQs, Registration, Seminars, Workshops, Training, Volunteers | Comments Off on NFP Newsletter

What is a Community Foundation?

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

Posted in Administration, Audits and Finance, Funding, Governance, Non-profit FAQs | Comments Off on What is a Community Foundation?

MORE ON THE PUZZLE OF BUSINESS/COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Ian Leader, MD of Local Works Ltd , recently wrote an interesting  article which we are pleased to share here …  New Zealand ranks right up there in the list of most generous countries. We give freely of our money and … Continue reading

Posted in Administration, Funding, Non-profit FAQs, Structure | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on MORE ON THE PUZZLE OF BUSINESS/COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

The Essential Guide to Planning a Fundraising Event

We have recently become aware of an on-line publication which provides some useful tips and hints about running fundraising events.  The Essential Guide to Planning a Fundraising Event is written from a British viewpoint but much of the information and … Continue reading

Posted in Funding, Non-profit FAQs, Seminars, Workshops, Training | Comments Off on The Essential Guide to Planning a Fundraising Event

Global Trends in Giving Report

The 2017 Global Trends in Giving Report is now available. The first edition of the Global Trends in Giving Report is now available.  Stated as being “An annual report that examines the impact of technology, gender, generation, and ideology upon … Continue reading

Posted in Accounting, Audits and Finance, Funding, NEWS | Comments Off on Global Trends in Giving Report

On-line application for grant making bodies

Can online systems really make a difference to the efficiency of grant-making organisations?     Website developers CustomD believe so! A website and state-of-the-art online application form and review system was recently developed by the company for Inspire Foundation. CustomD say … Continue reading

Posted in Administration, Funding, NEWS | Comments Off on On-line application for grant making bodies

WORLD PRESS PHOTO EXHIBITION

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED The Rotary Club of Auckland is hosting the World Press Photo Exhibition in Auckland 1-30 July 2017. Admission charges support a number of charities <Full details>  

Posted in Awards, Events, Funding, NEWS | Comments Off on WORLD PRESS PHOTO EXHIBITION

How are Charities going with the New Accounting Requirements?

Craig Fisher, RSM Chairman, is a frequent commentator on non-profit matters. Following recent comment from DIA Charities and others about how NZ not for profits are coping with the new standards, Craig has provided a detailed and though-provoking comment. Entitled … Continue reading

Posted in Administration, Audits and Finance, Funding | Comments Off on How are Charities going with the New Accounting Requirements?

Why are we donating millions to the taxman?

Opinion – In the bible, Jesus is reported as saying “… Render therefore unto Caesar the things which are Caesar’s …” (Matthew 22:21). This is indeed a tenet that is applicable in this modern world –  though for ‘Caesar’ read government (in … Continue reading

Posted in Donee Organisations, Funding, Tax Matters | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Why are we donating millions to the taxman?

Beyond the Sausage Sizzle: Five Fundraising Tips For Kiwi Charities

“One of the best things about New Zealand is the generosity and egalitarian spirit of our people.  New Zealand is the second most charitable country in the world, according to a recent report by the Charities Aid Foundation.  Around 400,000 New … Continue reading

Posted in Administration, Audits and Finance, Funding | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Beyond the Sausage Sizzle: Five Fundraising Tips For Kiwi Charities