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Maximising Impact: The Power of Feasibility Studies in Capital Campaigns

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Unlocking the potential of your capital campaign requires a strategic blend of insight and engagement. In this article, we explore the pivotal role of fundraising feasibility studies in driving the success of ambitious fundraising initiatives for capital projects. From assessing donor landscapes to fostering community buy-in, discover how these essential studies can empower organisations to […]

Mastering Corporate Partnerships: A Comprehensive Guide for Fundraising Managers

Mastering Corporate Partnerships: A Comprehensive Guide for Fundraising Managers Vardan Papikyan Jze1dheaaew Unsplash

Corporate partnerships offer a dynamic avenue for fundraising managers to cultivate strong alliances with businesses that benefit both parties involved. By understanding the intricacies of corporate giving mechanisms, and adopting a strategic approach to prospecting and account management, fundraising managers can unlock the full potential of corporate partnerships and make great steps towards their organisational […]

What is the Great Wealth Transfer, and how does this affect charitable giving? 

What is the Great Wealth Transfer, and how does this affect charitable giving?  Morgan Housel Pcdggex9 Ja Unsplash

At Barrer & Co, we take pride in keeping up to date with philanthropic trends that affect the giving behaviour of New Zealanders. To ensure that our strategic recommendations to not-for-profits are appropriate, and relevant to their communities, it is crucial that we stay abreast of any shifts that affect the economic climate – especially […]

What does AI mean for your not-for-profit?

What does AI mean for your not-for-profit? Rock N Roll Monkey Ftfjmijq Ws Unsplash

The concept of AI in the workplace has been steadily gaining traction for some time. What does AI mean, what can it do, and how might this affect your not-for-profit (NFP) organisation? Are you feeling nervous, confused, or finding the rapid growth of AI daunting? You are not alone, but the great news is AI […]

What impact might the new government have on the charity sector?

What impact might the new government have on the charity sector? Claudette Wicks Afs F8priee Unsplash

While the recently formed government gets underway with its 100 day plan of attack, here at Barrer & Co. we’re reflecting on what the new changes might mean for Aotearoa’s plethora of charitable causes. A new government inevitably means change, but what could this change look like for the fundraising sector? It’s easy to see […]

Privacy Act 2020 – What you need to know

Privacy Act 2020 – What you need to know Coat Of Arms Of Nz

All not-for-profits deal with data about people, including donors. The Privacy Act 2020 came into force on 1 December 2020 and provides rules that NFP’s must comply with when collecting and using this data, so it’s important you understand your legal obligations. *The Privacy Act 2020 has 13 Information Privacy Principles which you are expected […]

Incorporated Societies Bill – Reform on the Horizon

Incorporated Societies Bill – Reform on the Horizon Parliament debating chamber

The Incorporated Societies Bill 2021 is set to bring about big changes for the 24,000 societies currently on the Incorporated Society Register. The bill proposes to put in place a modern framework of basic legal, governance, and accountability obligations for incorporated societies and those who run them, including: Societies will need to have a constitution […]

Changes to the Trusts Act 2019

Changes to the Trusts Act 2019 Coat Of Arms Of Nz

The Trusts Act 2019, which came into force on 30 January 2021, is the first major trust law reform in New Zealand in 70 years. There are now greater compliance requirements for trusts, and all trustees are required to contact beneficiaries and supply them with basic trust information. This means that compliance duties will increase […]

Cryptocurrency donations on the rise in NZ

Cryptocurrency donations on the rise in NZ Digital Currency

New Zealand charity Heart Kids has received three cryptocurrency donations totalling over $2,000 in two months. Chief Executive Mark Longbottom said it was a potentially lucrative source of revenue not affected by the global pandemic.  With traditional fundraising activities being disrupted because of Covid-19 last year, and a desire to attract younger donors, Heart Kids decided to investigate […]

Fundraising & COVID-19: Adapt and Understand

Fundraising & COVID-19: Adapt and Understand Covidfundrtaising

The team at Barrer & Co have been thinking carefully about what to tell our clients and friends in the not-for-profit sector in the face of this new reality of the COVID-19 pandemic. Every day we are seeing changes to the way people must act, how we live and how we work, causing massive stress […]

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