Upcoming events

In 2021 we celebrate 20 years of supporting this wonderful, vibrant and caring sector – and we want YOU to join us! Below are just some of the treats we have planned, more details to come.

Note: All events are subject to change due on external factors like COVID-19. We will endeavour to keep you up-to-date with any last-minute changes.


Tea & Buns Community of Practice

Join a vibrant network of like-minded people, including QUT researchers, working in the sector for this monthly Community of Practice. 

Tea & Buns aims to create an opportunity for those working in nonprofit and social innovation to learn from each other, discuss the latest research and how we might apply research to our work. Each month we will tackle topical leadership questions.

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Secure a Grant! Grantseeking tutorial

5 Nov

Access high quality resources, grants and expertise for your organisation.

If you’re looking to secure a grant for your cause or get a behind-the-scenes look at what donors in your area are doing, this free tutorial is for you! The tute allows you to view the QUT Community Collection for grant-seekers, fundraisers and philanthropists and shows you how to use the world’s leading grant-seeking database.

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ACPNS Honest Conversations

4 Oct

A rare opportunity to join a conversation with those in the know about the state of play in the sector. 

The ACPNS Honest Conversations series is ground-breaking in that it brings sector leaders, government, individuals and organisations together to discuss topical issues in a constructive and informed environment. And 2021 will be no different. Stay tuned to find out what topics will be up for discussion and how you can get involved.


FIA/ACPNS Alumni Anniversary Breakfast

9 Nov

Trust and Fundraising

Think you know all about building donor, funder and team trust? Think again. This year’s FIA/ACPNS Alumni Anniversary Breakfast will shine a light on what it takes to build deep stakeholder confidence and loyalty – and the insights from researchers and sector experts may surprise you!  More details to come