Advancing professional fundraising
we run a variety of training courses nationally to support our members at all levels of experience right around Australia
Education & Training
FIA is dedicated to providing its members with quality training, practical information and essential skills needed to carry out fundraising work.
We conduct a number of education courses which award industry recognised qualifications such as:
- FIA Certificate in Fundraising
- Madison Down Under
- Fundraising Essentials
- Copywriting for Fundraisers
- Direct Marketing
- Social Media
- Fundraising Management Diploma
- FIA International Fundraising Conference
New Online Learning Courses
FIA now has a range of online business courses available to the sector. Created by online learning specialists Nelson Croom, each course has been developed by subject matter experts and is designed to offer fundraisers affordable access to more generic business skill development.
Win! Buy an online business skills course by August 16 and go into the draw to win another online course of your choice. The more courses you buy, the more entries you receive into the prize draw.
FIA's Mentoring Program provides an opportunity for senior fundraising professionals to share their wealth of professional and life experiences with members new to fundraising, regardless of age, and provide valuable insights, advice and guidance in relation to the mentee's work and career.
The Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) designation is a personal and professional achievement that sets standards in philanthropy and is recognised throughout the world. FIA encourages fundraisers to achieve and maintain this credential as a mark of their committment to the fundraising profession.
FIA have developed guidelines to assist fundraisers decide which options are most appropriate to their needs.