Governance for good; developing the capability of New Zealand’s $20 billion not-for-profit sector
A report into the future of governance for New Zealand’s 114,000 (NGOs), produced in partnership with the Superdiversity Institute, has identified a need for considerable investment into NGO governance capabilities.
Mapping the philanthropic landscape - A review of trends and contemporary practices
Insights to support the JR McKenzie Trust to harvest emerging ideas and practices relevant to New Zealand’s bi-cultural context
Foundation North’s Māori and Pacific Education Initiative – a 10 year study into success as Māori and as Pasifika
Hospitality, trust building, sharing and storytelling were at the heart of the development of Foundation North’s pioneering $20 million Māori and Pacific Education Initiative (MPEI).
Sweet as innovation from He Korowai Trust
He Korowai Trust, under the leadership of Ricky Houghton (Ngāti Kahu and Ngāti Whātua), has a record of inspiring social innovation. Our associate, Dain Guttenbeil, is leading the Centre for Social Impact’s work with the Trust as it establishes its latest initiative in Kaitaia, the Sweet As Maori Trade Training Academy.
Kōtuitui interweaving conversations: Social Enterprise in New Zealand
'Kōtuitui - interweaving conversations' is the idea of Foundation North and its social business, the Centre for Social Impact. The short, after-work events, focused around a theme, will provide a platform for attendees to meet and learn from thought-leaders in the sector, such as the speaker at the inaugural Kōtuitui on social enterprise (21 Sept), Mary Jo 'MJ' Kaplan.
The rangatahi challenge – the philanthropic response
Changing expectations and outcomes for rangatahi was the focus of our annual learning event this year. For insight and inspiration, the presentations from Dr Terryann Clark, Dr Hana O’Regan, Lani Evans, and Maria Ramsay are now online.
Insights into corporate and philanthropic investment
The 2016 learning event presentations from Antony Welton, Chair of the Vodafone NZ Foundation, and Jennifer Gill, CEO of Foundation North.