More grantmakers are increasingly moving from a focus on low-risk short-term one-off grants to a portfolio approach. This sees some investment in multi-year and targeted grants to support innovation to address major social issues. Grant-making for social impact usually sees a grant-maker or funder invest in initiatives where thereContinue Reading

NZ has around 114,000 NGOs, ranging from small, informal committees to large charitable trusts. Our latest report, produced in partnership with the Superdiversity Institute, looks at what's needed to develop strong NGO governance. — Social Impact NZ (@SocialImpactNZ) September 16, 2019 A report into the future of governance forContinue Reading

In 2017 Better Blokes has been supported by a grant from The Trusts Community Foundation. “The Trusts Community Foundation was established in June 2010. Our mission is to provide funding for a wide range of clubs, charities and community groups – in fields as diverse as sport, arts, culture, healthContinue Reading Funding criteria The Foundation supports charitable organisations whose work fulfils one or more of the following purposes: To assist in the promotion of financial literacy To provide opportunities for all New Zealanders to achieve economic and social independence To provide access to learning opportunities that prepare people for meaningfulContinue Reading   The Trusts Community Foundation Limited (TTCF) is a national not-for-profit company primarily established to distribute funds generated from Class 4 gaming machines operated in some Licensing Trusts outlets, privately owned Hotels and a Bowling Club throughout New Zealand. See a list of our gaming venues. Previously TTCF operatedContinue Reading

Foundation North has offered Better Blokes support for a number of years and we are very appreciative of their help. Foundation North holds in trust for the Auckland and Northland communities an endowment, or putea, of over a billion dollars. This comes from the sale of the community’s shares inContinue Reading