Research About The Sector
2021 New Zealand Cause Report: Philanthropy
The report provides an analysis of the environment in which charities and not-for-profit organisations operate, at a macro and detailed level including an in-depth examination of 19 different cause areas. Download at
Towards better social sector decision making and practice
Centre for Social Impact
Helps grant-makers and funders invest for impact, and enables their community partners to turn that investment into inspiring and sustainable social change.
– what is the Future for NGO Goverance? 2019
Centre for Social Data Analytics, Auckland University of Technology
Fosters a vision of leveraging data science to improve outcomes for vulnerable populations. Uses large, rich sets of data to complete research on significant social issues that concern policy makers worldwide.
Report: Together alone: A review of joined-up social services (February 2022)
The Productivity Commission asked consulting economist Julie Fry to review the recent progress of joined-up social services as part of our A fair chance for all inquiry. This is her report (February 2022) called Together alone: a review of joined up social services.
Sport NZ’s Research report looking at how value is measured in the non-profit sector in Aotearoa New Zealand.
True to label: Measuring value in the non-profit sector in Aotearoa New Zealand, written by John Page, Sport NZ June 2018
Social Service Providers Aotearoa (SSPA)
Funded a report in 2019 by Martin Jenkins ‘Social Service System: the Funding Gap and How to Bridge it.”
SociaLink serves the social and community sector in the Western Bay of Plenty.
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