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.
Taking Registrations Now
Better, Stronger, Smarter Fundraising Conference
13 – 15 April, 2016
FINZ is proud to present the 2016 annual conference, the premier learning event for fundraisers and charity and community sector leaders and those doing great things for good causes. Put this date in your diary now. Read More
Calling for Entries to the Soar Print FINZ Fundraising Excellence Awards
Stand out on the fundraising stage. Open to all charities, be recognised for best practice fundraising, professionalism and the good works you do for your cause. Give your donors, funders, board, staff, volunteers and the public the confidence that you’re doing good things, and doing them well.. Read More.
New Zealand's only Recognised Fundraising Qualification
Take your career to the next level. Prove your commitment to fundraising excellence. Earn New Zealand's only 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 Wellington and Auckland. Book now
What's happening in the Community Sector
Third Party Fundraisers Information Disclosure Regulations Discussion.
Read the Discussion Paper from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment which is suggesting further fundraising regulations aimed at facilitating public trust and confidence with regard voluntary giving through third party fundraisers. Read More
Time to wake up to what’s happening in the community sector.
The FINZ 2015 CEO Forum speakers included cabinet ministers, and community and business leaders. Fraser Carson was there and noted a tidal-wave of change that asks community and fundraising leaders to act more collaboratively and to start addressing some big issues. Read More