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Philanthropy Summit 2017: Innovate for Impact

Media Statement

Philanthropy Summit 2017: Innovate for Impact
May 10-12, 2017

In May 2017 will be New Zealand’s largest gathering of leaders in philanthropy. Held at Te Papa, Philanthropy New Zealand’s Philanthropy Summit 2017: Innovate for Impact is bringing together global and local thought leaders from philanthropy, business, iwi, government, investment and the community sector along with innovators for the two-day summit.

The Summit, which attracts an international audience, will focus on global and local examples of innovation in philanthropy. It will provide opportunities for attendees to learn best practice and hear success stories, first-hand, around innovation in the sector, from community engagement to investment, advocacy to technology.

The 2017 Summit’s impressive line-up includes keynote speakers Katy Love, Wikimedia Foundation (USA); Allan and Rachel English, English Family Foundation, (AUS); Donna Flavell, Waikato-Tainui (NZ); Judge Carolyn Henwood (NZ), Dai Henwood (NZ) and Naida Glavish, co-chair of her iwi Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Whātua (NZ).

Philanthropy New Zealand CEO Liz Gibbs says,

“Innovation plays an increasingly crucial role in the success of communities, organisations and even countries and can fundamentally shift the impact of philanthropy. The Philanthropy Summit 2017 will inform and inspire leaders in New Zealand to maximise their impact and learn more about game-changing strategies to improve the future for all our communities.”

Further information on the keynote speakers and programme details will be released mid-November.

10 May: Powhiri and welcome

11 May: Summit Day One

12 May: Summit Day Two

The Philanthropy Summit is a biennial event organised by Philanthropy New Zealand, a member organisation for individuals and organisations involved in philanthropy. Members include private philanthropists; iwi; family, community and corporate foundations; community trusts along with not-for-profit organisations.

The Philanthropy New Zealand Summit 2017: Innovation of Impact
Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington.
Wednesday 10 – Friday 12 May, 2017

Website - https://www.eiseverywhere.com/ehome/index.php?eventid=161783&


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