As philanthropic funding grows in value and complexity, evaluation keeps pace
A brief explanation of how evaluation changes to support investment across the CSI grantmaking dial.
Evidence to inform a half billion dollar strategy for investment
Around half a billion dollars will be invested in Auckland and Northland communities by Foundation North over the next fifteen years. A new strategic plan has been created by the Foundation to ensure that this investment will enhance the lives of everyone in the region.
A Strategic Review of Early Years Investment
The Centre for Social Impact has recently completed a review of effective ‘early years’ interventions based on national and international evidence. The purpose of the review for Foundation North and NEXT Foundation was to support both Foundations in their decision-making around philanthropic investment to improve early childhood outcomes.
Centre for Social Impact research for BayTrust
A major research project by the Centre for Social Impact into how best to support Bay of Plenty children in the first 1000 days of their lives, and how to engage youth in the region, has identified significant opportunities for BayTrust to invest strategically for the region’s future success.
Reflections on guidelines for a leadership workshop
This week, several of us attended a Women's Leadership Workshop organised with the Centre for Social Impact and Philanthropy New Zealand. The course was facilitated by Akaya Windwood of the Rockwood Leadership Institute, California, and Louise Marra of Spirited Leadership.