Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies (ACPNS)

Queensland University of Technology

The Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies undertakes research to advance and apply knowledge to the philanthropic and nonprofit community to assist in policy reform, the creation of social capital and enhance civil society. Its research focuses on: nonprofit accounting and accountability; philanthropy, fundraising and nonprofit marketing; nonprofit governance, management leadership and culture; and social enterprise, innovation and business ethics.

Organisation type
  • University Research Centre
Number of research staff
Up to 20 research staff
Level 2, B Block, Gardens Point, Queensland University of Technology, 2 George St, Brisbane QLD 4000

Strengths and capabilities

  • Research for the philanthropy, nonprofit and social enterprise sector
  • Philanthropy, fundraising and nonprofit marketing
  • Nonprofit governance, management, leadership and culture
  • Nonprofit finance accountability and accounting

Lead researcher

A/Prof and Centre Directory Wendy Scaife—Project leader of Giving Australia national project, book chapters on giving in Australia, and a comparison of fundraising in 26 countries

Achievements of the centre

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