Kat Dawnier - Associate

Kat Dawnier


Kat Dawnier provides specialist advice to the Centre on the design, implementation and evaluation of philanthropic strategy.

Her role with the Centre is largely focused on ‘design for impact’ - supporting philanthropic partners with the development and implementation of new impact-focused models of grantmaking. Kat also provides organisational capacity development support to grantee organisations through the Centre.

Kat has worked in the not-for-profit sector in New Zealand and the UK for over 10 years. She has professional experience in philanthropy, community development, research and evaluation, and non-profit governance. She has background in the community, youth and refugee sectors, as well as in private philanthropy.