Welcome to FIA Victoria

Discover great local events to enhance and grow your fundraising.

FIA Victoria Mentoring Program – REGISTER NOW FOR 2015

Kindly Supported by

FIA Victoria's pilot Mentoring Program has been launched! We thank ASI for kindly sponsoring our Mentoring Program and being an active part in our training and matching days. If you would like to be mentored or offer yourself as a mentor please contact Isobel Michael - isobel.michael@ardoch.asn.au

Monthly Member Network Night

Join us at our next Monthly Member Network Night. Our March event attracted lots of fundraisers eager to meet colleagues and expand their networks. Our next Member network night is Tuesday 7 April. Free for Individual Members and nominated Organisational Members this is a great opportunity to engage in a relaxed setting with your fellow fundraisers.

Date: Tuesday 7 April (and every first Tuesday of the month thereof – excluding public holidays)
Time: 6.00pm – 8.00pm
Captain Melville, 34 Franklin St, City


To register, please email Denise Sheard at documentia@documentia.com.au.


Major Gifts Special Interest Group

Giving Circles - The power of the group to make a difference. Come along and learn more about the latest philanthropic phenomenon sweeping Australia - Giving Circles and Donor Circles. Learn why they are becoming an important part of your fundraising mix, understand how they work, who they are attracting, the power and joy of those involved through group giving, how to manage such giving groups, and how non-profits and fundraisers can get their attention. 

Our special guest speakers, leaders in this field, will help you learn key insights into this major gifts program:

Ms Rikki Andrews, CEO - Impact 100 Melbourne
Ms Julie Reilly, CEO - Australian Women’s Donor Foundations

A special event that will provide you with insightful ways to enhance your Major Gifts program.

Date: Tuesday 14 April
Time: 12.00pm – 1.30pm
Mezzanine Level Room 1, Telstra, 242 Exhibition Street, CBD

Find out more and register here.

Bequest Special Interest Group

“Busted, Plausible or Confirmed” – cultivating and growing your Bequest program. Dr Russell James, Director of Graduate Studies in Charitable Planning  at Texas Tech University, is back! Exclusively appearing in Australia via SKYPE, Dr James will offer his latest “Mythbuster” review of facts and issues in the Bequest area. Come along and see several facts that will be “Busted, Plausible or Confirmed”, arming you with a distinct advantage in cultivating future Bequests and Gift In Wills. Book early as this session is guaranteed to be a SELL OUT!

Date: Tuesday 12 May
Time:12.00pm – 1.30pm
Mezzanine Level Room 1, Telstra, 242 Exhibition Street, CBD

Find out more and register here.

FIA State Awards

Congratulations to our Finalists and State Winners, click here for the full list of finalists and winners.

FIA Victoria is excited with all the great local professional development and networking events we’re creating for you... so keep coming back to check on what’s coming up at FIA Victoria.

New Not for Profit Compliance Support Centre Website

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Latest News

  1. Premium SMS Donations

  2. Members will be aware via regular updates, that for the past year FIA has been engaged with the major telco carriers to put the issue of Premium SMS (PSMS) back on the radar.

  3. Grant Opportunities

  4. Find out the latest grant opportunities available and if your organisation is eligible.

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