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QCF #focusonkindness Photo Challenge NOW OPEN

Queensland Community Foundation Focus on Kindness Photo Challenge is designed to bring photographers and non-profit organisations together to tell their stories and share their work. The impact of the photographs and the stories they tell enhance awareness of issues affecting Queenslanders. ACPNS are the proud Education Sponsor for the QCF Philanthropy Awards and we would love…

Like reading legal cases but short on time?

The first quarterly summary for 2020 is now available. Researchers at ACPNS scan Australia and the world constantly for legal cases that involve important issues concerning charities, nonprofit organisations, philanthropy, gifts and bequests. Our Quarterly Case Note Summaries capture key legal cases in an easy-to-digest format for lawyers, accountants and managers involved in the nonprofit sector.…

Congratulations Myles! | University of St Andrews Global Fellowship Scheme

Congratulations to Emeritus Professor Myles McGregor-Lowndes of QUT’s Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies who has been accepted into the University of St Andrews Global Fellowship Scheme. This is a well-earned achievement for Myles, acknowledging his outstanding contribution to research. The Fellowship scheme encourages and cultivates high-quality research collaborations with academics from around the globe,…

PhD Scholarship opportunity for future ACPNS students

We’re seeking a motivated and qualified candidate for a PhD Scholarship at ACPNS. Would YOU fit this opportunity to conduct high-impact, sector research with us? Applications close 24th June. ACPNS is the Social Purpose research arm of QUT’s new Centre for Future Enterprise , committed to providing high-impact research that informs robust enterprises of the future.…

Congratulations Dr Alexandra Williamson | 2019 Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Awardee

Congratulations to Dr Alexandra Williamson of QUT’s Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies who has been selected as a recipient of the QUT Business School Executive Dean’s Commendation for Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Award for 2019. This is a wonderful and well-earned achievement for Alex.  It recognises and acknowledges the quality, rigor and contribution of Alex’s…

DYO | Lessons for philanthropy from bushfire & COVID-19 disasters

Dr Alexandra Williamson (@DrAKWilliamson) For Australian nonprofit organisations and philanthropic foundations scrambling to respond to the damage caused by 2019-20 bushfires, the subsequent advent of coronavirus has landed as a second and terrifying blow.  While it is too soon for comprehensive national data on giving by individuals, corporates and philanthropic foundations, key differences between these two…

QCF 2020 Philanthropy Awards – Call for nominations

The Queensland Community Foundation (QCF) Philanthropy Awards raise awareness of philanthropy in Queensland, honour community members and organisations who make outstanding philanthropic contributions, and encourage support for charities and community organisations operating throughout Queensland. Nominations for the 2020 awards are now open! Queensland Community Foundation Philanthropist of the Year Awards ACPNS is the proud Education Sponsor…