Organisation

Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies

Acronym
ACPNS

Research report

11 Sep 2017

This second of five research reports from Giving Australia 2016 focuses on giving and volunteering by small, medium and large businesses that represent a significant contribution to the Australian not-for-profit sector.

Research report

11 Sep 2017

This is the third of five research reports from Giving Australia 2016, which provides insights on volunteering, including trends, innovations and challenges for those who are giving their time and money to a diverse number of causes.

Working paper

24 Aug 2017

Australians are a generous bunch – with around 14.9 million adults (80.8%) donating $11.2 billion to charities and non-profit organisations (NPOs) over twelve months in 2015–16.

Research report

5 Apr 2017

This first of five research reports from Giving Australia 2016 focuses on monetary giving by philanthropists and by philanthropic institutions including trusts, foundations and evolving forms of collective giving.

Research report

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 their income from trade; and Reinvest the majority...

Research report

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 Prize...

Research report

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 surrounding this...

Research report

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 surrounding this...

Research report

7 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 compliance questionnaire. A...

Research report

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. Whether the richest...

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