Upcoming events

We’re looking forward to seeing you in 2022! Check back soon for more details and to register.

Secure a Grant Tutorials | 2 Sept & 2 Dec

A fab opportunity for anyone wanting to know what donors in their area are doing. Hosted by Strategic Grants, this free one-hour tute allows you to view the QUT Community Collection for grant seekers, fundraisers and philanthropists and shows you how to use the grant seeking databases. Thanks to Strategic Grants for facilitating these valuable sessions.


Community of Practice: Tea & Buns with Dr Ruth Knight and guests (online) | Last Thursday of each month

This monthly Community of Practice webinar 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. The webinar is online, free and gives you access to a vibrant network of like-minded people, including researchers at QUT.


Short Course: Developing Your Enterprising Leadership and Partnerships | TBA | Register your interest now!

Subsidised for the nonprofit sector | This course will develop your partnership and leadership capacity and give you the skills to strengthen your social enterprise’s performance and sustainability. Aimed at managers and leaders in social enterprise, this course will enable you to scale and secure partnerships, improve your knowledge, skills and confidence in securing funding, and team culture.


QUTeX Short Course: Social Impact Evaluation Principles and Practices | 14 Sept

Subsidised for the nonprofit sector | This three part course introduces the principles and practice of evaluating the effectiveness of program activities using evaluative and strategic thinking. It aims to provide a broad overview of key skills relating to evaluation and impact measurement whilst equipping participants with the skills to foster a learning culture, where evaluation is used to prove and improve the impact of programs and services. 


Celebrating the 21st Annual QCF Philanthropy Awards | First week of Sept

ACPNS is the proud Major Education Sponsor for the Queensland Community Foundation’s Philanthropy Week. To celebrate, we will be hosting a series of events designed to shed light on Queensland’s philanthropic activities and potential.


Careers in the Philanthropy and Nonprofit Sector: Information Evening | 12 Sept

Co-hosted with Windsor Group, this event provides information on career progression in the sector through insights from alumni and industry professionals. 


FIA/ACPNS Alumni Anniversary Breakfast | 15 Nov

Co-hosted with Fundraising Institute Australia, the Alumni Anniversary breakfast is always a huge highlight of the ACPNS calendar and 2022 will be no exception. Theme and guest speakers are yet to be confirmed.


Professional Development Seminar for Alumni and Guests | 7 Dec

QUT embraces the notion of lifelong learning. As such, ACPNS offers our alumni periodic Professional Development Seminars where our lecturers present new developments and emerging issues from their discipline as it relates to the nonprofit sector. In 2022 topics will include the latest on tax and regulatory reform, fundraising, ethics, philanthropy, management and social enterprise.