Associate Professor
Wendy Scaife

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Faculty of Business & Law,
School of Accountancy

Personal details


Director of Centre
Faculty of Business & Law,
School of Accountancy


Fundraising and nonprofit marketing/public relations, Philanthropy, Trusts & foundations, corporate social responsibility and corporate community involvement, non-profit management and communication


Accounting, Auditing and Accountability, Banking, Finance and Investment, Policy and Administration

Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


  • Doctor of Philosophy (Queensland University of Technology)
  • Master of Business Management (Queensland University of Technology)
  • Bachelor of Business Communication (Queensland Inst. of Technology)

Professional memberships and associations

  • Fellow - Public Relations Institute of Australia
  • Fellow - Fundraising Institute Australia
  • Member - Australia and New Zealand Third Sector Research
  • Member - International Third Sector Research
  • Member - ARNOVA
  • Member - European Research Network on Philanthropy
  • Member - Asia-Pacific Venture Philanthropy Network
  • Member - Qld Council of Social Services
  • Member - Nonprofit Academic Centers Council


Course Coordinator/lecturer

  • GSN 483 Ethics for Philanthropic and Nonprofit Organisations
  • GSN488 Fundraising/Development Principles
  • GSN489 Fundraising/Development Techniques

Link to curriculum article


  • QUT Student Union Award for teaching excellence.
  • Vice-Chancellors Award - 2016 & 2017
  • Fundraising Institute Australia (FIA) Arthur Venn Lifetime Achievement Award 2021



QUT ePrints

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Current supervisions

  • What influences the dyadic relationship between the nonprofit CEO and board chair that drives fundraising and mission?
    PhD, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Professor Cameron Newton
  • Impact of competition policy on integrative response to homelessness.
    Masters by Research, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Adjunct Professor Robyn Keast, Dr Natalie Elms