Help is Coming for Half A Million Board Members of Community Organisations
Five hundred members of community organisations attended the digital launch of a National Action Plan for Community Governance on Wednesday 19 August. The report identifies six outcomes and fifteen key actions that will strengthen the governance capability of community boards.
National Strategy/Action Plan for NGO and community governance
This exciting collaboration between the Centre for Social Impact (CSI) and community organisations is swinging into action. The first of six workshops to design the strategy was held in Wellington on 11 and 12 March.
COVID-19 and social impact... hear from thought leaders
The COVID-19 crisis will have a major impact on the wellbeing of New Zealand’s communities over the next few years. It will also affect how we think about our organisations and our services. We asked some of the key influencers in our sector to give us a brief insight into what they have seen and learnt since the crisis started, the challenges they’re seeing ahead, and what the potential solutions to those challenges might be.
Advocacy and Systems Change - presentations and report
This event, co-convened with JR McKenzie Trust and Philanthropy NZ, explored advocacy to drive change.
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.