This review found that support for capacity building is useful, and enables the funder (in this case Trust Waikato) to increase its impact in the community, enhance non-profit sustainability, and leverage (add value to) the funds it distributes. A number of different ways in which funders may support capacity building are identified, but there are distinct advantages to investing in building an on-going hub of expertise within the sector as the vehicle to carry this out. Trust Waikato is a national leader in this approach, and could usefully promote this model with other funders. The separate developments and contexts of Social Services Waikato and Arts Waikato are documented, and issues for future development identifed.


Creator | Kaihanga
Garth Nowland-Foreman
Year of Creation | Tau
Publisher | Kaiwhakaputa
Community Solutions
Creative Commons Licence
Attribution CC BY
Keywords | Kupu
Capacity, capability, sector, social services, arts, community, funding,
Main Language | Reo Matua
Submitter's Rights | Nga Tika o te Kaituku
I am the author / creator of this resource
This Research has
not been formally reviewed for publication by academics at a university
Bibliographic Citation | Whakapuakanga

Nowland-Foreman, G. (2006). Investing in Capacity: A Review of Arts Waikato and Social Services Waikato. Christchurch: Community Solutions.

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