The Fundraising Institute of New Zealand (FINZ) is the professional body that represents fundraising in New Zealand. In delivering its mission, FINZ is concerned with:

  • Providing the best educational events to lead and educate fundraisers;
  • Developing standards of practice to enhance the integrity and professionalism of fundraisers and the fundraising sector;
  • Advocating the value of fundraising to society and government in order to empower fundraisers in their work in and with communities.


Miss a FINZ Event? Prefer training online? With FINZ Education On Demand you never have to miss a learning opportunity. Best of all, it's on your own terms and timing.

Available Now:

How to Build a Strong DIY Strategy

How to Build a Strong DIY Strategy

everydayhero / Blackbaud present...How to Build a Strong DIY StrategySpeakers: Ben Hough & Rob Adams



What's On

State of the Nation - Let's Get Digital

2 Mar 2020 (9:00) - 6 Mar 2020 (16:00)

FINZ Speaker Tour - Ken Burnett (UK)

Multiple sessions available from 10 Mar 2020 to 12 Mar 2020

The future of fundraising: how better emotional storytelling and delivering great supporter experiences can save fundraising, while we change the world

SPACE ODYSSEY - 2020 FINZ Conference

SPACE ODYSSEY - 2020 FINZ Conference

24 Jun 2020 (8:00) - 26 Jun 2020 (16:00)

Take your next giant leap, learn more about the best three days of fundraising training in New Zealand...

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FINZ Certificate in Fundraising

We are almost ready to present our Request For Proposal (RFP) for a new updated Certificate in Fundraising. We expect to go to tender with this document within the next few weeks. If you are an interested party, with the required experience, skills and capacity to tender for this hugely important piece of work, then please send in your expressions of interest. Please send us 1. Who you are and 2. A brief reason why you are interested to by Friday 11 of October.


FINZ is on the rise

I have a clear impression that your organisation is on the rise with your tribe – fundraisers across NZ.

— Shaun Lines, Grow

The vibe was electric!

"Thank you for a wonderful couple of days of all things Fundraising you and your committee brought a fantastic conference to life.

The vibe was electric and everyone was commenting on how good the conference had gone.  

Blackbaud is proud to sponsor such a great organisation."

— Kristine Ash, Blackbaud

Thanks for your support!

Thank you to the FINZ team for all the support we got this year. Really appreciate everything you guys did to help us out for the conference and on the digital marketing side of it. 

— Marie De Silva, Digital Marketing Consultant at Giving Arcitects based in Auckland