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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.

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



Top Edge Advisory - Not for Profit Accounting Specialists

Not-for-profit finance specialists. We know that the needs of not for profit entities are unique, and we have experience in the sector to guide you. We’re here to add value to your organisation, with a range of accounting, finance and advisory service offerings for you to choose from. Contact us for a free, no obligation consultation.

Who we help:

  • You might not want or need a full-time Accountant, Finance Manager or CFO, but still have a need for the skills these roles require.
  • Whether you're an established organisation, or just beginning you're journey - we can help
  • Not just registered Charities, but Incorporated Societies, Charitable Trusts and more
  • We’re partnered with Xero and MYOB
  • We’re Auckland based, but can work remotely with all of NZ

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:
  • The Charities Amendment Bill - a Wolf in Sheep's Clothing? 
  • Protecting your business with your domain name
  • Regulator alleges Waipareira donation was ‘serious wrongdoing’
  • Dawn of a trillion-dollar wealth transfer: Kiwi philanthropic donations keep on even during pandemic
  • Million-dollar library never opens, yet claims small fortune in community funds

Letter to the Editor
You will no doubt have seen that the government has introduced a Charities Amendment Bill into Parliament, with submissions closing on 9 December: . In my view, the Bill is a kick in the guts to charities - in case it might be of interest, some of the concerns are talked about here and here
Sue Barker (Director, SUE BARKER CHARITY LAW)


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

EVENT Location From (On) To (date) Organisation
Employment Law essentials for non-lawyers Auckland Thu 27 Oct Fri 28 Oct BRIGHTSTAR
Governance Bytes: Cultivating The Right Culture on-Line Thu 27 Oct   LEAD
Raising Your Profile – ONLINE (2 sessions) on-line Thu 27 Oct Tue 8 Nov EXULT
Compliance Symposium Wellington Tue 1 Nov   AuSAE
Resourcing Leaders in Times of change on-line Wed 2 Nov   ANCAD
The Charities Amendment Bill on-line & Auckland (Takapuna) Wed 2 Nov   ANCAD
Virtual Micro Masterclass | Enabling and Leading Fundraising Growth | on-line Thu 3 Nov   FINZ
Charities Amendment Bill: Overview and Discussion with Legal Lens on-line Tue 8 Nov   PARRYFIELD
Perfecting your plan for your non-profit website on-line Tue 8 Nov   TECHSOUP
The NEW Incorporated Societies Act 2022 New Plymouth Tue 8 Nov   The Wheelhouse
The Incorporated Societies Act: Have your say on-line & Auckland (Takapuna) Wed 9 Nov   ANCAD
KPIs and Metrics for Not-for-Profits on-line Thu 10 Nov   TECHSOUP
Charities Amendment Bill: An Accounting and reporting issues lens in collaboration with CAANZ on-line Tue 15 Nov   PARRYFIELD / CAANZ
Google Workspace for NFP on-line Wed 16 Nov   TECHSOUP
In Conversation: New rules for NFP Tax Reporting on-line Thu 17 Nov   BETTERBOARDS
A Governance issues lens on Charities Amendment Bill in collaboration with the IOD on-line Tue 22 Nov   PARRYFIELD / IOD
Meetings, Minutes and Resolutions on-line Tue 22 Nov   Governance NZ
Governance Bytes: Painting The Big Picture on-line Thu 24 Nov   LEAD
Changing Your NFP's Legal Structure (Panel) on-line Fri 25 Nov   BETTERBOARDS
Governance Bytes: Being The Boss on-line Thu 8 Dec   LEAD
Virtual Inspiration Workshop - How to Revitalise Your Fundraising Strategy Through Travel on-line Tue 14 Feb   FINZ
LINC CONFERENCE 2023 Hamilton Sun 10 Sep Tue 12 Sep AuSAE
EVENT Location From (on) To (date) Organisation


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.

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