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Exciting news from The Tindall Foundation

The Tindall Foundation team has created a new website – and an excellent video to help share all the ways TTF can support New Zealand communities. Check out this brief video for an overview and visit tindall.org.nz to see the new website. We recommend you also visit tindallnextgen.org.nz to find out about the dedicated fund Read More

A Big Welcome: Lindsay Foundation Joins WTMF

The six current members of the Working Together More Fund (WTMF) are delighted the Lindsay Foundation has decided to join the Fund. In announcing the decision Lindsay Foundation Chief Executive, Andrew Higgott, said “The mission statement for the Lindsay Foundation is ‘To support Kiwi Individuals and organisations who aspire to make a positive difference in Read More

WTMF Providing Subsidies for 2019 Partnerships Development Programme

For those initiating, working in or supporting partnerships and collaborations: The 2019 training programme will be in Wellington 5-8 November 2019. This unique professional development programme provides in-depth development on how to grow effective partnerships. The programme builds knowledge, skills, tools and insights. The brochure and application form for the Wellington Programme (5-8 November 2019) Read More

2019 Funding Round Dates Confirmed

Funding round closing dates for 2019 WTMF applications are now confirmed: Friday, 22 March 2019 Friday, 5 July 2019 Friday, 18 October 2019 Visit the ‘Criteria & Dates’ page for more information.

WTMF Welcomes Len Reynolds Trust as Sixth Member

The Working Together More Fund (WTMF) welcomes the Len Reynolds Trust as a sixth member Made up of philanthropic trusts and foundations, WTMF committee members are delighted to see another family based philanthropy join the Fund in support of its purpose – to support collaborations and mergers that bring long-term benefits to non-profit organisations and the Read More

WTMF providing subsidies for partnerships development programme

For the people who make partnerships and collaborations happen: This is a rare opportunity for people and organisations who want to build and sustain more effective partnerships and collaborations between organisations in any sector. The Working Together More Fund is again supporting NGO attendance at the Partnership Brokers Programme with a grant to subsidise attendance Read More

WTMF refreshed for 2018

We’ve refreshed the criteria and application form resulting in a few minor enhancements for WTMF. In its eight years WTMF has granted over $2.8M in support of collaborations and mergers around New Zealand. Initially designed to assist non-profits respond to the Global Financial Crisis it has continued to help make collaborations easier. Of course times Read More

Small Change in WTMF Membership

Late last year the Wayne Francis Charitable Trust (WFCT) reaffirmed its long commitment to Christchurch youth. Support of young people is the Trust’s core purpose and for 2018 it will increase its local contribution. This decision means WFCT has had to make a tough call which will see the Trust withdraw from the Working Together Read More

2018 Funding Round Dates Confirmed

WTMF closing dates for applications in 2018 are now confirmed. Note, we’re currently revising the WTMF application form so it better reflects the purpose and criteria of the Fund – and to make it easier to complete. We expect the new form to be available on Friday, 16 February 2018 at which point applications will Read More

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