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Dr Wendy Scaife

QUT Business School,
Accountancy,
Aus. Centre for Philanthropy Nonprofit Studies

Personal

Name
Dr Wendy Scaife
Position(s)
Senior Research Fellow
QUT Business School,
Accountancy,
Aus. Centre for Philanthropy Nonprofit Studies
Discipline *
Marketing, Business and Management
Phone
+61 7 3138 8051
Fax
+61 7 3138 9131
Email
Location
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Qualifications

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
  • Executive Member – Fundraising Institute Australia
  • Member – Australia and New Zealand Third Sector Research
Keywords

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

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

Biography

As a Senior Research Fellow, Wendy (Bachelor of Business (Communication), Master of Business Management, PhD) researches and lectures in philanthropy and  fundraising. Her Master’s thesis focused on corporate support of community causes and her PhD on improving the marketing and funding for Australian medical research. Recent team and individual work includes:
Wendy was formerly a state CEO of a major health nonprofit, and its national Deputy CEO. She is an Executive Member of  Fundraising Institute Australia and serves on its Codes Taskforce and its Professional Development Committee.  Wendy is a Fellow of the Public Relations Institute of Australia and served on the National Compact Steering Committee and on the advisory panel of Research Australia Philanthropy.
Research interests
  • Motivations and barriers to high net worth giving
  • Culture of giving
  • Best practice fundraising.
This information has been contributed by Dr Wendy Scaife.

Teaching

Subject areas/Course Coordination

  • GSN488 Fundraising/Development Principles
  • GSN489 Fundraising/Development Techniques

Link to curriculum article

 

Awards

  • QUT Student Union Award for teaching excellence.
This information has been contributed by Dr Wendy Scaife.

Publications

For publications by this staff member, visit QUT ePrints, the University's research repository.