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Services for non-profits

Visit our 'Resources' page for links to useful services for non-profits including consultants, accountants, software, fundraising support etc.

Do you offer a service to non-profits?  Contact us to advertise here or on the website.

NFP Resource website averages over 2000 visitors per month, predominantly from NZ.  This newsletter is mailed to over 730 addressees per month.

NFP Resource - Website posts 

The following posts were recently added to the NFP Resource website:  

News Items

Visit the webpage for links to selected news items about charities and non-profits in New Zealand.  
Recent articles linked from the page include:

      Charity Services opens inquiry after damning Arise Church allegations   
      We need to place more value on the not for profit sector 
      Volunteering Bay Of Plenty Closing Its Doors


Charities' Financial Reserves
Recommendations from the recent Charities Act Review could mean registered charities with operating expenses over $140,000 per year will be required to disclose information about the reserves they hold, and why they hold them, says Barry Baker, Partner and Not for Profit sector co-leader at Grant Thornton New Zealand. Baker expects NFPs who are not registered charities will also face pressure to disclose the same details about their reserves.

Baker says if this recommendation comes into effect, information about charities’ reserves will be made public, so they need to plan ahead for this potential change. “This is particularly the case for organisations holding significant levels of reserves. Our recent NFP sector report reveals 18% of organisations surveyed could survive on their reserves alone for two to five years. “It could be interpreted that these charities have more reserves than they need to advance their purpose, so these organisations need to develop improved reporting to clearly present their financial situation, and the purpose of their reserves to stakeholders and funders ...

<Full Article: The power of sunlight: Are you ready for your NFP reserves to be made public?>.


Service offered to Non-Profits
THE FLEA FM is a Community Radio Station that can link your phone System to our online system. 
Your callers can listen to local and contemporary music or curated selection of soothing music or music from the 80s while they wait.
We can also advertise your organisation on our Website (currently being revamped), Facebook and on air.
If you wish to know more call us at 021 0285 4966 or Facebook The Flea FM


Our webpage has been updated


If you have an opinion piece, or article on a non-profit topic that you would like to be considered for the NFP Resource website or this newsletter please Contact the Editor to discuss

Workshops, Seminars, Training, and events for non-profits

Are you running a training session, workshop or seminar of general interest to non-profits? If you are, please let us know so that we can include the information in our calendar.

One-on-one clinics with Charities Services every Thursday

DIA Charities Services are holding one-on-one clinics every Thursday.

You are invited to talk to the DIA Charities Services team and get answers to the questions you have about being a registered charity. A range of appointments are available depending on what questions you need answered. Appointments are available with Charities Services staff to discuss advice on your rules, advice on changing your purposes or activities, financial reporting, and governance.

There are appointments available every Thursday. Register for one appointment, or multiple, depending on the help you need.

Once you have booked an appointment, Charities Services will be in contact to organise a Zoom or phone call appointment for the time and date that you have booked. To find out more and to sign up for a clinic, click here.


EVENT Location From (on) To (date) Organisation
FINZ Conference 2022 - Changemakers WGTN Tue 30 Aug Thu 1 Sep FINZ
Resourcing Leaders in Times of change on-line Wed 7 Sep  ANCAD
Information and support for Māori charities on-line Wed 7 Sep  DIA Charities Services
Employer Must Knows on-line Tue 13 Sep  Volunteering NZ
Successful Volunteer Retention on-line Thu 15 Sep  Volunteering NZ
Other Fundraising Options: Donations, Bequests,
Business Support & Events
on-line Thu 15 Sep  ANCAD
LINC Conference 2022 BLENHEIM Sun 18 Sep Tue 20 Sep AuSAE
Successful Volunteer Retention on-line Thu 22 Sep  Volunteering NZ
Information and support for Pasifika charities  on-line Wed 5 Oct  DIA Charities Services
Doing the Difficult Stuff Well on-line Wed 19 Oct  Volunteering NZ
Doing the Difficult Stuff Well on-line Wed 26 Oct  Volunteering NZ
Employment Law essentials for non-lawyers AKLD Thu 27 Oct Fri 28 Oct BRIGHTSTAR
Resourcing Leaders in Times of change on-line Wed 2 Nov  ANCAD

Visit the NFP Event Page     Submit your event for inclusion         Workshops, Seminars, Other training, & Events       Governance Basics

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