When Lise Taylor attended the Fundraising Institute of New Zealand’s 2017 annual conference, she discovered an organisation ready to tackle the future of fundraising. Read more
Glen Hill and Fiona McPhee reveal some of the steps that have helped transform fundraising at St John New Zealand and led to unprecedented income for the charity’s 2015 annual appeal. Read more
Dominique Leeming charts how strong community engagement saw a small unit from New Zealand’s marine rescue organisation, Coastguard, raise enough to buy a new boat in just 12 months. Read more
His professional career started in the nonprofi t sector nine years ago. But Martyn Weeds tells Liz Henderson it was still a major learning experience in May to move from fundraising management in London to Wellington where he is championing animal rights as SAFE NZ’s new fundraiser, acting on the impulse that inspired him to become vegetarian. Read more
Sharing wisdom gained from both leading a movement towards more sustainable living and his efforts to pioneer a radical new nonprofit funding model, Malcolm Rands tells Liz Henderson his views on the skills and traits of successful leaders. Read more
St John Northern and The Life Flight Trust are among the emergency and rescue services that stole the show at the 2014 Fundraising Institute of New Zealand Fundraising Excellence Awards, Liz Henderson reveals. Read more
With staff engagement a goal, employees at Thrifty Car Rental NZ helped drive the choice of Surf Life Saving New Zealand as the company’s new community partner, discovers Liz Henderson. Read more
Becky Calder explains how tailored mail packs and a matched giving arrangement helped Oxfam New Zealand’s 2013 May Appeal smash records. Read more
Send in your nominations for the New Zealand Fundraising Excellence Awards by March 7. Read more
Getting a regular giving program off the ground was the heart of a five-year plan to revitalise fundraising at New Zealand’s Life Flight Trust emergency air service, explain Gareth Davies and Candy Schroder. Read more
Susan Fogarty explains how two iconic New Zealand brands – Bank of New Zealand and Plunket – have forged a successful long-term corporate partnership. Read more
The University of Auckland has just concluded what is probably the largest capital fundraising campaign in New Zealand’s history. Greg Johnson has the story on how the campaign was run and won.
An innovative merchandise fundraising campaign has raised NZ$110,000 for the Christchurch Earthquake Mayoral Fund. Susan Fogarty examines how a great idea evolved into an award winning fundraising campaign.
BATS Theatre is an iconic Wellington institution, so it’s only fitting it was saved by an iconic Wellington couple. Susan Fogarty discovers how Oscar winners Peter Jackson and Fran Walsh have resuscitated the training ground for young professional theatre hopefuls with generous support.
Lesley Mynett-Johnson conquered the genome before trying her hand at fundraising. Susan Fogarty profiles the Fundraising Institute of New Zealand multiple award-winner and her successful campaign. Read more
A group of philanthropic trusts in New Zealand is making waves by redefining the term ‘collaboration’. Story by Susan Fogarty. Read more
The Generosity Hub is working to encourage a culture of generosity across New Zealand, writes Susan Fogarty. Read more
In the midst of a drawn-out recession, fundraising challenges are often exacerbated. Susan Fogarty looks at how New Zealand nonprofits have coped during 2010 and how 2011 is shaping up. Read more
Jeremy Bradshaw recently crossed the ditch to the Land of the Long White Cloud for the FINZ conference and reports back on developments in NZ and the conference sessions he got the most out of. Read more
Are female fundraisers earning as much as males? Does tertiary education count when it comes to salary levels? Rochelle Nolan reports on some highlights from a new survey which investigates salaries for New Zealand fundraisers. Read more