Philanthropy Summit 2021

By Philanthropy New Zealand


Online and New Zealand

Date & time

18 May 2021


20 May 2021

About this event

Be part of New Zealand’s biggest philanthropic conversation at Summit 2021

For the first time ever, global audiences can join the highly acclaimed New Zealand Philanthropy Summit 2021, being held online May 18-20.

The theme is Amplifying community aspirations – Te whakarahinga wawata ā-hapori. It features 28 keynotes and workshops covering the big opportunities and challenges philanthropists and grantmakers are grappling with in Aotearoa New Zealand and globally. You can watch live or in your own time.

You’ll deep dive into Aotearoa New Zealand’s unique response to Covid and other major events; hear Indigenous Māori voices on how philanthropy and grantmaking can support their aspirations; and join discussions about sector climate change action. We’ve sessions looking at how to fund equity and inclusion, featuring diverse voices from communities in conversation with funders. And there is much, much, more.

You’ll be challenged and inspired, gain practical tools, learn best practice and explore brave new ideas. You’ll get insight into our country’s unique giving landscape and gain tips to transfer to your own.

Usually held face to face, this may be a once only opportunity to join this premier biennial event online. Register here. Contact with any queries.

While our full programme is for funders, anyone can access our keynotes programme.

About Philanthropy New Zealand

Philanthropy New Zealand is the peak body for philanthropy and grantmaking.

Our purpose is to grow effective giving. We support generosity, effective giving, and a strong philanthropic eco-system.

We provide training, share best practice, data and research, and connect our members to enable collaboration.

We offer guidance for anyone with an interest in giving to make the world a better place.

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