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4-day Development Programme: 17-20 October – WTMF Subsidies Available

The Partnership Brokers Association (PBA), a global not-for-profit, is running a unique and sought-after Partnership Brokers programme in Wellington: 17-20 October 2017. The Working Together More Fund has approved subsidies for up to eight organisations. This is a rare opportunity for those organisations and practitioners wanting to build and sustain more effective partnerships. Trish Hall, Read More

Collaboration for Impact Conference 2017

You may like to check out this conference – Collaboration for Impact Conference & Masterclass. It will be of particular interest to those located in the Auckland region, but may have value for others. If you attend let us know how you found it. The conference is Wednesday, 21 June 2017.

4-day Development Programme Returns in 2017

Brought to you by the Partnership Brokers Association: As partnerships and collaborations multiply, we need to get better at brokering the relationships, agreeing common goals and achieving real value from working across organisations. Partnering is easier said than done! The Partnership Brokers Association, a global not-for-profit, is dedicated to enhancing the professionalism and integrity of Read More

2017 Funding Round Dates Confirmed

WTMF closing dates for applications in 2017 are now confirmed: Friday, 31 March 2017 Friday, 30 June 2017 Friday, 20 October 2017 Visit the ‘Criteria & Dates’ page for more information.

NEW CASE STUDY: Power of collaboration in the face of change

Another excellent collaboration story. Led by Anglican Family Care, the Financial Capability Service Collaboration included a number of budget advisory services in Dunedin who were responding to a major change proposal from the Ministry of Social Development. As with any major change, the circumstances were challenging – yet these providers worked collectively to share learning, Read More

NEW CASE STUDY: Pasifika Safety Project

Read about how other community organisations collaborate to achieve better outcomes – the very purpose of the Working Together More Fund. Kidpower Teenpower Fullpower Trust partnered with Nelson Tasman Pasifika Community Trust and Congregational Christian Church of Samoa Nelson to learn from each other and achieve a shared goal of protecting the children in their communities. Read More

REMINDER: WTMF support available for new development programme

Unique and highly sought-after global programme coming to Auckland for the first time: 13-16 September 2016 Delivered by the Partnership Brokers Association, the intensive 4-day development programme is designed for partnership practitioners. It provides those working in partnerships with in-depth development on how to partner effectively. Trish Hall, programme facilitator, says “as partnerships and collaborations multiply, we need to get better at Read More

WTMF Grants Exceed $2m

The Working Together More Fund is proof of how powerful collaboration can be. Between 2009 and 2015 over $2m worth of grants enabled hundreds of community organisations to collaborate.   17 May Media Release: Working collaboratively key success for community groups The Working Together More Fund has given over $2 million to New Zealand not-for-profit organisations who work Read More

WTMF supports new intensive development programme

The Partnership Brokers Association is offering a unique and highly sought-after global programme for the first time in Auckland: 13-16 September 2016. The intensive development programme runs for four days and is designed for partnership practitioners. It provides those working in partnerships with in-depth development on how to partner effectively. Download a brochure Download the application The WTMF is supporting Read More

We recommend Trello – a powerful and free collaboration tool

Need to get your ducks (and team!) in a row? Trello is a free and simple tool making it easier to work with others (and yourself!)  Take the WTMF for example – an example of collaboration with many moving parts such as ongoing applications, grantee reports – often coming from groups of between 2 and 6 Read More