Sponsors and Supporters 

The Gift Trust

The Gift Trust offers a premium service to Kiwi donors through Donor Advised Gift Accounts.  Through The Gift Trust individuals, families and businesses can establish the equivalent of their own charitable foundation with donations starting from $5,000.  Gift Account holders recommend donations to any Kiwi charities of their choice and these gifts can be made named or anonymous. 

The Gift Trust offer a simple, cost-effective, admin-light and tax-smart way to support your charitable giving. 

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Auckland Foundation

The Funding Network NZ is grateful to Auckland Foundation for hosting the organisation and for administrative support. Auckland Foundation is part of a successful world-wide trend towards providing ‘accessible philanthropy’ helping generous individuals and organisations to easily and effectively direct their charitable giving to causes that really matter to them, often in their local area.

The ultimate aim is to build strong and vibrant communities with rich social and cultural spirit.

Find out more about Auckland Foundation


In-kind supporters

Philanthropy New Zealand

Philanthropy New Zealand is the hub of philanthropy in New Zealand. We provide thought leadership and practical help for everyone with an interest in giving to make the world a better place. Our members include private philanthropists; family, community and corporate foundations; and iwi and community trusts.

Find out more about Philanthropy New Zealand

Previous event sponsors

The AUT Faculty of Business and Law

The AUT Faculty of Business and Law sponsored the Auckland event in June 2015. The AUT Faculty of Business and Law exists to provide a rigorous education for tomorrow's professional leaders and to push the boundaries of knowledge.  To achieve these goals, our students work closely with business, the professionals and the community at every stage of their education.  Our Business ad Law Schools, are committed to deepening links with leading oganisations, both in New Zealand and around the world.

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Macquarie Private Wealth New Zealand

Macquarie Private Wealth New Zealand, part of Macquarie Group, provides investment services including investment advice and broking services through its team of advisers and investment specialists to clients throughout New Zealand.  Macquarie Private Wealth has a proud history of supporting The Funding Network in Australia, and is delighted to be supporting the inaugural event here in New Zealand.

As the philanthropic arm of Macquarie Group, the Macquarie Group Foundation supports a range of community programmes around the world. The Foundation contributes meaningfully to the communities in which our staff live and work in New Zealand, Australia, Asia, Europe and the Americas.  The Foundation is also delighted to support The Funding Network in New Zealand.

Find out more about the Macquarie Group Foundation