The Fundraising Institute of New Zealand (FINZ) is the professional body for fundraisers and organisations involved with charities and not-for-profits in New Zealand. We're working with members from over 800 charities and not-for-profit organisations, helping them fundraise; professionally, ethically and sustainably.
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Gain the FINZ Recognised Fundraising Qualification
Take your career to the next level. Prove your commitment to fundraising excellence. Earn the FINZ recognised qualification in fundraising with other committed fundraisers. This qualification gives professional fundraisers points towards the CFRE accreditation. We are taking enquiries now for the 2016 intake in Auckland. Book now
What's happening in the Community Sector
As reported by Pareto Fundraising, the recent annual report data from Charities Services tells us that the New Zealand charity sector annually raises income of $1.6 billion. 24% of these funds raised come from households with close to half of all donations made by generous Kiwis, through regular giving. Read more
No to the disclosure regulations for third-party fundraisers.
FINZ and PFRA have been collaborating on behalf of our respective members. In April, we made a joint submission to the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, competition and consumer policy team, regarding information Disclosure Regulations for Third-party Fundraisers making requests for charitable purposes. We submitted that the proposed regulations should not proceed . Read More
BDO Not-for-Profit Fraud survey results released
This survey provides a benchmark for Not-For-Profit organisations by revealing the perception and level of fraud in the sector, examining specific incidences of fraud and what the sector is doing to best prevent and manage it. For trustees, CEOs and senior managers who must be ever vigilant, this survey is a reminder that fraud and risk management policies should be active documents to ensure your organisation is secure. Read More