About us

About the Social Investment Agency

Our purpose is to strengthen the use of data, analytics and insights in social sector decision making to improve New Zealanders’ wellbeing.

Our approach

We concentrate on what’s scalable, reusable, and of most value to the social sector.

Our people

A diverse, yet like-minded, group of passionate individuals have teamed up to form the SIA.

Our partners

We're working with a range of organisations to prototype reusable and scalable tools, templates and guidance for social investment.

Our values

These are the values that are important to us, and inform how we operate.


We’re a small team that wants to make a difference. We do this by demonstrating the value of using data, evidence and technology to support decision-making across the social...


The glossary below explains some of the most common terms used by the agency.

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