Welcome to FIA Victoria

Discover great local events to enhance and grow your fundraising.

FIA Victoria Mentoring Program – NOW LAUNCHED

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FIA Victoria's pilot Mentoring Program for 2014/15 has now launched! Our program, kindly sponsored and supported by ASI, matches mentors to mentees over a networking session. Training and matching is currently underway. Mentees and Mentors will identify the best matches for their needs and experience. FIA Victoria will support the mentoring partnerships over a full year.

For more information contact Isobel Michael - isobel.michael@ardoch.asn.au

Round-Table Fundraising Conversations

Book now for great learning!

The annual Round-Table Fundraising Conversations is back for another year! FIVE great topics to choose from chaired by leading local fundraising experts. Come along, get involved, have a chat, learn! 

Date: Thursday 23 October
Time: 7.00 – 9.00am
Venue: Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club, Glenferrie Rd, Kooyong
Find out more and register here.
Quick! Registrations close on Tuesday 21 October! 

Donor Acquisition Special Interest Group - Save the date!

Growing your donor base in today's world 

How do you find new donors today? What's the best channel to use? What can you do that's working for others? Premium or no premium? How do you get them without destroying your budget?

This will be a great session to hear from three leading fundraisers as to the strategy and tactics they are using to get new donors. They've tested, they've tried, they've failed, but they've also succeeded in finding new donors. Come along, hear what they have to say, and walk away inspired to build your acquisition program in time for Christmas. 

Date: Tuesday 11 November
Time: 12.00 - 2.00pm 
More information coming soon. 

Trusts & Foundations Special Interest Group

"Top Tips for Trust Applications" Panel Discussion 

Around 20% of Trust applications are successful today. And with so many applications submitted to Trusts and Foundations, the competition is getting tougher and tougher. So how can your submission stand out from the crowd? What can you do that may get your submission read by the Trustees? 

This is your opportunity to hear directly from three leading Trust managers on the content they would love to see, what more you can do to create a strong submission, and the tactics that are not acceptable when putting together your funding submission. 

Date: Tuesday 25 November
Time: 12.00 - 1.30pm
Venue: Meeting Room 1, Mezzanine Level, Telstra, 242 Exhibition Street, Melbourne 
Find out more and register here

Member Network Night - FREE! SAVE THE DATE

Enjoy a drink after work, hear from one of our leading professional fundraising experts, Brian Holmes FFIA, CFRE, and discuss all things fundraising with colleagues. 
Date: Wednesday 26 November
Time: 6.00 – 8.00pm
More information coming soon. 

FIA State Awards

Nominations for the VIC state awards have now closed. Come along to the End of Year Event to find out who the state winners are for the Young Fundraiser of the Year and Volunteer of the Year. The state winners will then go on to compete for the national title which will be announced at the Fundraisers' Gala Awards Dinner on Thursday 19 February 2015 in Brisbane.

Please click here for more information on the 2015 FIA National Awards for Excellence in Fundraising. 


Keep coming back to check for more information on upcoming FIA Victoria events. 

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