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Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies

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ACPNS

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Research report

11 Sep 2017

This is the second of five research reports from Giving Australia 2016, with findings of interest to civil society, government, business, and philanthropists.

The Business Giving and Volunteering report focuses on giving and volunteering by small, medium and large businesses that...

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Research report

11 Sep 2017

This is the third release, of five research reports from Giving Australia 2016, with findings of interest to civil society, government, business, and philanthropists.

The Individual Giving and Volunteering report provides insights on volunteering, including trends, innovations and...

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05 Apr 2017

While philanthropy is by no means the preserve of the wealthy, in an era when an increasingly disproportionate share of assets is accruing to the relative few (OECD 2011; Elliott 2015), wealthy individuals and families have become increasingly important. 

This report presents the findings...

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30 Jun 2010

Executive Summary

Social enterprises are organisations that:

  • Are led by an economic, social, cultural, or environmental mission consistent with a public or community benefit;
  • Trade to fulfil their mission;
  • Derive a substantial portion of
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11 Nov 2008

The potential of bequests to contribute to the sustainability of charities is immense, with social and economic trends opening up the bequest landscape. Yet so much is unknown about how Australians think about charitable bequests - particularly about the motivations, barriers and triggers...

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11 Nov 2008

In recent years challenges to charitable bequests by testator's family members have become more common in Australia. Courts are vigorous in upholding proper family provision as against charitable bequests, portraying this provision as based on moral obligation.

The Every Player Wins a...

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11 Nov 2008

The potential of bequests to contribute to the sustainability of charities is immense, with social and economic trends opening up the bequest landscape. Yet so much is unknown about how Australians think about charitable bequests - particularly about the motivations, barriers and triggers...

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Research report

07 Apr 2008

A common anecdotal complaint of third sector organisation managers concerns the amount of paperwork associated with the submission, reporting and acquittal of government grants. This study quantifies the time and cost of paperwork using an intense research methodology compared to the orthodox...

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11 Mar 2008

This report draws upon the latest research to examine giving trends by affluent individuals in Australia and how these compare with overseas counterparts. It is driven by several factors. Giving by individuals matters enormously to the nonprofit sector, far exceeding business donations....

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10 Mar 2008

Each year, QUT's The Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies (CPNS) collects and analyses statistics on the amount and extent of tax-deductible donations made and claimed by Australians in their individual income tax returns to deductible gift recipients (DGRs). The information...

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