Break the mould and accelerate your organisation’s impact at New Zealand’s leading national event for not-for-profit finance managers. With change happening at a record pace, not-for-profit executives and managers need to be innovative leaders who can drive performance and maximize their organisation’s impact.

GROW’s annual Not-for-Profit Finance Forum will inspire you to lead, innovate, transform and thrive as an industry leader in today’s complex NFP environment.

The 2019 forum will provide actionable insights to help you tackle critical issues facing the sector and your organisation. We will also provide the most current insights and thought leadership from industry leading organisations and professionals as to where the sector is heading in key areas like regulation, compliance and disruptive technology.

Make meaningful connections with NFP professionals from across the country and leave prepared to take on the accelerated pace of change with new ideas at New Zealand’s top national event for not-for-profit leaders.

Attendance will provide 6 CPD hours with professional bodies..

What To Expect:

Hear from our strategy experts on how to best translate aspirations into actions and business context stories for non-finance teams.

Understand the practical application of artificial intelligence, blockchain, machine learning and automation, and why it's relevant to you.

Learn why finance teams are best placed in a customer centric organisation, and why you are critical to its success.

Discover how your ability to think critically, creatively and with empathy can add value in an otherwise complex environment. 

2019 Speakers

George Liacos, Managing Director, Spark Strategy

Paul Spain, CEO, Gorilla Technology

Hazel Jennings, Owner, Dale Jennings Associates

Greg Matten, Director, Safety Brains Trust

Steve Kerr, Policy Group, Department of Internal Affairs

Andrew Phillips, Charities Services, Department of Internal Affairs

Jess Thorne, Senior Accountant – Business Advisory, William Buck

Jason Weir, Partner, Deloitte Centre

Edmond Otis, Business Coach & Karate Coach

John McGill, CEO, Strategic Pay

Who should attend?

Not-for-profit chief financial officers, accountants and finance managers, senior managers, board members and other finance professionals from charities, associations, membership organisations, Iwi Trusts, educational and health institutions.

Also, other senior not-for-profit executives and managers, both financial and non-financial, practitioners and consultants working with NFPs.

Date & Location

Wednesday 8 May 2019

Registration from 8.30am
Forum runs 8.50am - 3.45pm

Naumi Auckland Airport Hotel
153 Kirkbride Road
Mangere, Auckland
09 912 3333

There is free parking at the venue.

Please contact Naumi Auckland Airport Hotel directly for accommodation bookings.

Convince your boss

You're convinced, but we understand your boss might not yet see it the same way. 

To help you experience Fueling Good, we’ve prepared an email that you can copy and customise that highlights the benefits of NFP Finance Forum 2019 to your team and organisation. We look forward to seeing you there.

Price & Registration

Auckland - Wednesday 8 May 2019
Earlybird Price - $300.00 + GST
Standard Price - $350.00 + GST

Registration process

Payment is by credit card only and there are 3 easy steps to complete the online booking process.
Upon completion of your registration, you will receive an automated confirmation email. If you have any issues or questions about your booking, please contact Faye Johnson on 06 878 3456 or email:

What happens if you have to cancel?

We know that sometimes your plans can change for many different reasons. Should you be unable to attend, a substitute delegate is welcome to attend at no extra cost. If a substitute delegate is not available and you need to cancel your registration, please be aware of the following:

Up to 7 days prior to the event you will be provided a refund of your registration cost, less a $50.00 plus GST service charge

If you cancel within 7 days of the event, you are not eligible to receive a refund. Please note: should your registration not be paid by the time of the event, you are still liable to make the payment. Unpaid accounts may be passed over to our debt collection agency and additional costs may be incurred. 

All cancellations must be received in writing (email). You will be sent the event's materials upon request.

Delegates are responsible for their own travel/accommodation bookings and no compensation will be made should the event be rescheduled or cancelled.

Please note: GROW Ltd reserves the right to make any amendments that we may deem to be in the best interest of the forum – it is however very unlikely and we will notify you as soon as possible should this occur.

For more information see our full Terms of Trade.

Further Details

Arrival tea and coffee, morning tea and lunch are included with your registration.

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For further details, please contact:
Faye Johnson at or
Phone: 06 878 3456