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.
Voice, Influence, Action: funding advocacy for impact - A new report for the JR McKenzie Trust
A review of the potential of advocacy to expose and respond to social issues.
Creating an Inclusive Aotearoa New Zealand: Sector Hui Report
The terrorist attacks in Christchurch in March raised concerns about racism and discrimination in our communities.
On the Cusp: New Zealand and better-faster-fairer solutions to complex social, economic and environmental issues
On the Cusp: Re-designing complex communities and institutions to flourish is the latest report from Mary Jo (MJ) Kaplan of Kaplan Consulting.
Understanding the youth development ecosystem and opportunities to strengthen youth wellbeing
The Centre is part of a team drawn together by the Ministry of Youth Development to review the Youth Development Strategy Aotearoa (YDSA). To inform this collaborative work, we recently completed a comprehensive evidence review of the current youth development ‘ecosystem’, effective practice, and opportunities to strengthen the YDSA.
Social Impact Series - Part 1: Fit for purpose strategy - using evidence to inform practice
Our Social Impact hui provide space for conversations about strategies and practices for funders looking to strengthen social impact.
The Power Of Four: Lessons from the VOYCE collaboration
This report by the Centre for Social Impact associate, Rachael Trotman, presents the story of and lessons learned from a collaboration between four philanthropic funders that led to the establishment of VOYCE – Whakarongo Mai. VOYCE is an independent charitable trust for children and young people in foster care.
Research to support a half billion dollar investment
A solid evidence base supported the development of Foundation North’s 2018 Strategic Plan.