WTMF News Page

Updated Resources for Collaboration

During the past two years, WTMF commissioned an independent review of the outcomes achieved as a result of support for many collaborations. We were heartened by the results – intended and unintended… …the results were extremely encouraging and included high levels of unmet community needs being addressed, increased collaboration with others beyond the funded collaboration, Read More

Wayne Francis Charitable Trust re-joins the Working Together More Fund

In late 2019, the Wayne Francis Charitable Trust (WFCT) re-joined the Working Together More Fund. WFCT is a founding member of the Working Together More Fund and contributed to the collective Fund from its inception in 2009 until the end of 2017 when it withdrew to focus on the WFCT priority region Christchurch. WFCT is Read More

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