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Welcome to the first newsletter of 2022

NFP Resource invites your comments and suggestions as to how we can make this newsletter better and of more use to you.

Past editions of the newsletter can be found here
The Association and NFP conference!
This conference is a two-day event that offers not for profit organisations and associations the opportunity to learn from leaders within the industry. You will have the chance to connect with leading experts in the same industry and to gain critical insight on the latest topics of high-level importance.
Now running virtually. Super Saver extended until Feb 8

10% discount off the registration price to the conference for NFP Resource readers
Use Code M00WCK


Services for non-profits

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

Do you offer a service to non-profits?  Contact us to advertise here or on the website
NFP Resource website averages around 2000 visitors per month, predominantly from NZ.  This newsletter is mailed to over 670 addressees per month

Recent articles linked from the page include:
  • How COVID-19 could transform non-profit organizations
  • New Development Opportunities for Gift in Wills and In-Memory Fundraisers 
  • Digital inclusion and transformation – a critical priority for Australian charities

          Read these articles and others here

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

EVENT Location From (on) To (date) Organisation
Switch on your 2022 Social media Strategy on-line Tue 25 Jan   TECHSOUP
LINC Conference 2022 ROTORUA Tue 1 Feb Thu 3 Feb AuSAE
Activate your Marketing Action Plan: Top tips and strategies for non-profits on-line Tue 1 Feb   TECHSOUP
Reduce the Threat of a Cyber Attack on-line Wed 2 Feb   TECHSOUP
Reduce the threat of a Cyber attack on-line Wed 2 Feb   TECHSOUP
ESET Annual Cyber Security Awareness Training on-line Thu 3 Feb   TECHSOUP
Copywriting storytelling tactics for NFPs on-line Tue 8 Feb   TECHSOUP
ZOOM with Confidence  (for novices) on-line Wed 9 Feb   GROW
Budgeting and Reporting in Xero – when is it enough and when do you need more? on-line Wed 9 Feb   TECHSOUP
Trends shaping the Changing Future of the Nonprofit Sector on-line Thu 10 Feb   TECHSOUP
Volunteer Management 2 on-line Fri 11 Feb   ANCAD
Meetings, Minutes and Resolutions on-line Tue 15 Feb   GOVERNANCE NZ
7 mistakes Not for Profits Make on social media on-line Tue 15 Feb   TECHSOUP
Difficult Conversations on-line Wed 16 Feb   ANCAD
Email: How to increase your click through rate (CTR) on-line Thu 17 Feb   TECHSOUP
Essential First Aid Takapuna, AUCKLAND Fri 18 Feb   ANCAD
The Associations and NFP Conference
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Now On-Line Mon 21 Feb Tue 22 Feb BRIGHTSTAR
Building a career in Board Governance on-line Tue 22 Feb   GOVERNANCE NZ
Staying Social - Up your social media game on-line (4 sessions) Tue 22 Feb Tue 15 Mar GROW
Associations and NFP Workshop Now On-Line Wed 23 Feb   BRIGHTSTAR
IT Strategy on a Plate 2022 on-line Wed 23 Feb Wed 11 May TECHSOUP
Online Roadshow on-line Thu 24 Feb   INFOODLE
Volunteer Management 3 on-line Fri 25 Feb   ANCAD
Resourcing Leaders in Times of change on-line Wed 2 Mar   ANCAD
FINZ Conference 2022 - Changemakers WELLINGTON Mon 21 Mar Tue 22 Mar FINZ
The Effective Director series AUCKLAND  Mon 28 Mar Wed 30 Mar GOVERNANCE NZ
NFP Sector Conference AUCKLAND & on-line Wed 6 Apr Thu 7 Apr GROW
Resourcing Leaders in Times of change on-line Wed 4 May   ANCAD
Resourcing Leaders in Times of change on-line Wed 6 Jul   ANCAD
Resourcing Leaders in Times of change on-line Wed 7 Sep   ANCAD
LINC Conference 2022 BLENHEIM Sun 18 Sep Tue 20 Sep AuSAE
Resourcing Leaders in Times of change on-line Wed 2 Nov   ANCAD

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



"In my line of work, I have come to realise most people feel more comfortable and confident talking about illness and medical conditions than they do about finance and accounting matters ... In the Not for Profit space, this can mean all finance and accounting responsibilities often fall on the Treasurer, without much input from organisations’ Board members."
- See the full Guest Post "How to rely on your Treasurer less" from Barry Baker here

NZ Charity Reporting Awards. Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ) advise that Entries are now being invited for the fifth annual New Zealand Charity Reporting Awards. Applications close 18 February 2022. <Details>

Catapult Sustainability Leadership Scholarships. Applications are now open and close on 25 February 2022. <Details>

Mentoring opportunities for legacy fundraisers are now available in Australia and NZ. Two awards from Legacy Futures offer the opportunity for three fundraisers and one innovative organisation to "change the game" in their gift in wills and in-memory programs, <Details>

Conference News.  Conferences are, not unsurprisingly, being affected by the recent move of the country to Covid Status RED The Association and NFP Conference which was to be held in Wellington on 21-22 February has moved on-line due to the current COVID restrictions. FINZ are reviewing their CHANGEMAKERS conference (Wellington 22-23 March) and plan to make a decision at a Board meeting on 9 February. For the current status please visit our website.


Featured Non-Profit

TechSoup New Zealand is a registered charity and not-for-profit organisation committed to building stronger communities through technology.

TechSoup New Zealand supports the sector through donated and discounted IT products, online training, and specialised consulting services. Their program is free to join and access.

Click here to learn more about TechSoup New Zealand.

TechSoup New Zealand Donated and Discounted Technology

TechSoup New Zealand provides the New Zealand charity sector with significant discounts on the IT hardware and software you need the most. receive up to 96% off RRP on brands such as Microsoft, Adobe, Amazon, Zoom, Lenovo, Acer, and many more.

Click here to access TechSoup New Zealand’s Donated and Discounted technology catalogue.

TechSoup New Zealand Upcoming Webinars

TechSoup run Webinars and online training programs, designed specifically for the needs of people working in not-for-profits, with many free to attend.

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