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‘Taking it to the Next Level’ – CFNZ Workshop Programme

Terrace Conference Centre, Wellington

Tuesday 12th September 2017


9:00am CFNZ – ‘How far have we come?’ –  Stacey Scott (Board Chair) and Eleanor Cater (EO)

9:30am Round-up from community foundations – 10 minutes each (latest successes, latest challenges, latest innovations)

10:30am Morning tea

10:45am Continue round-up from community foundations

12:30pm Lunch

1:00pm ‘How to manage growth’ lessons learned and best practices, applicable for community foundations of all sizes, to manage their growth – Liz Palmieri, Canada

2:00pm Break for coffee

2:10pm ‘The importance of leadership’, connectivity, expectations and priorities as a strong network – Liz Palmieri, Canada

3:00pm Afternoon tea and CFNZ AGM

3:30pm ‘Stronger together’ – communications strategy session with Fiona Cassidy, APR, FPRINZ, Director F R Consulting

5:00pm Workshop finish

6:30pm CFNZ Dinner
Waterfront Room, Mac’s Function Centre, 4 Taranaki Street
Guest Speaker: Greg Brownless, Mayor of Tauranga
Note: please ensure you have booked a place for the dinner, to be invoiced in advance. A cash bar will be operating.

Wednesday 13th September 2017


9:00am ‘The real work of Trustees’ – Trevor Gray, Liz Palmieri and Bill Holland
A panel discussion exploring Trustees roles in community foundations and how they support management

10:00am Morning tea

10:15am Philanthropy NZ – ‘Exploring opportunities with community foundations’ – Tony Paine, CEO (including Q&A)

10:45am ‘Women’s Funds and inaugural Women’s Generosity Summit’ – Dellwyn Stuart, CEO Auckland Foundation

11:00am ‘Where to from here?’  – workshop wrap-up and current advocacy work

12:00pm Lunch and workshop finish



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