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
- Fundraising Essentials
- Copywriting for Fundraisers
- Direct Marketing for Fundraisers
- Fundraising Management Diploma
- FIA International Fundraising Conference
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.