Nonprofit and social enterprise

Overview

The research in this area is at the cutting edge of the problems that face society today. How do organisations address sustainability, not only for themselves, but also for society?

Research programs 

Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies

The Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies sits within this research area, and brings together academics and research students with expertise in philanthropy, nonprofit organisations, and the social economy.

Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies

Performance

Evidence of research quality

ERA (Excellence in Research for Australia) 2012 score:

  • 3 (at world standard) -
    • Accounting, Auditing and Accountability (FOR 1501).

Full member of Nonprofit Academic Centres Council.

Developing new researchers

HDR students
8
Early career researchers
2

Publication output

2012 total
9

Research income

2012 total
$259,814
2008-2012
$1,702,688

Key grants

  • ANZ Trustees and John T Reid Charitable Trusts
  • Perpetuals
  • Westpac Foundation
  • Director identity, identification and information flows as predictors of board monitoring, resource provision and organisational performance
  • Providing leadership for the evaluation of Mission Australia's changing places demonstration project

Partnerships

International linkages

  • Centre of Philanthropy, Indiana University

Significant corporate partnerships

  • Perpetual Trustees
  • Mission Australia

Cross-disciplinary engagement

  • QUT Faculty of Law

Impact

Evidence of impact

  • Council of Australian Governments (COAG) adoption of the QUT Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies (ACPNS) Standard Chart of Accounts.
  • Productivity Commission research report extensive reliance on Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies (ACPNS) published research.

Research degree enquiries

QUT Business School - Research Support Office

  • Level 7, Z Block, Room Z704
    Gardens Point
    2 George St
    Brisbane QLD 4000
  • Postal address:
    Research Support Office - QUT Business School
    2 George St
    Brisbane QLD 4001

Research enquiries

Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies