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Upcoming Events:

Strategies for success in a networked world

Join the Chief Executive of multinational organisation CPA Australia, television host and author of the professional mentoring book The Naked CEO for a candid and inspiring presentation on how to enhance your organisation through effective engagement, empowerment and authentic leadership.

Date: Wednesday, 5 April
Time: 7.45am - 9.30am
Location: National Australia Bank
Pricing: Member: $56; Staff of Organisational Member: $62; Non-Member: $68

Find out more and register here

Your NSW Committee has a full range of programs planned for 2017, which include a focus on four pillars: Innovation, Disruption, Thought Leadership and Start Ups/Small Shop.

Please save these dates and watch this space (and electronic announcements) for further details. 

  • 3 May: Measuring Social Impact - can technology improve outcomes measurement (Greg Simmons, Blackbaud)
  • 7 June: Networking Night - Thought Leadership Pillar
  • 5 July: How social media, crowdfunding and social enterprise funding are changing the Australian fundraising landscape (Dan Geaves, Marlin Communications)
  • 2 August: Start Up/Small Shops Pillar Breakfast
  • 6 September: Networking Night - Disruption Pillar
  • 4 October: Start Up/Small Shops Pillar Breakfast
  • 1 November: Maximise your fundraising ROI by engaging the Silent Majority (Will Carrick, Givergy)
  • 6 December: End of Year Celebration and Fundraising Awards

Details to be updated soon!

FIA New South Wales Mentoring Program – REGISTER NOW!

Kindly Supported by

FIA New South Wales’ Mentoring Program was re-launched in 2014 and is continuing to grow. We thank ASI for kindly sponsoring our Mentoring Program and taking an active role in our training and matching days. If you would like to be mentored or offer yourself as a mentor, please contact Julie-Anne Slatter via email–  

Upcoming Training in Sydney: 

Certificate in Fundraising

Australia’s most comprehensive fundraising course: giving you the crucial knowledge and training needed to become a professional fundraiser.

Date: 6-7 April (Module 1)

Find out more and register here

Fundraising Essentials

The '101' of fundraising. A big picture overview of Australia’s fundraising sector - with practical tools to get you started.

Date: Thursday 27 April.

Find out more and register here

Copywriting for Fundraisers

Have more impact through the written word, increase engagement and inspire and motivate donors.

Date: Wednesday 28 June

Find out more and register here

CFRE Study Group

Let us help you achieve your credential

FIA offers a monthly study group, free of charge, for CFRE candidates. The study group covers: 

  • assistance completing and submitting your CFRE application.
  • insights into taking the CFRE exam.
  • advice on resources to study for the CFRE exam.
  • focused study sessions, in a 'book club' format to complete chapters in texts with peers also taking the exam.

Almost 100 per cent of participants in the CFRE Study Group have passed the CFRE exam on their first attempt. 

The CFRE Study Group is chaired by Stephen Mally CFRE, Director of FundraisingForce. 

The group meets in person (Salvation Army) for those in Sydney and is offered via Skype to those in other locations.

Take the first step and register for the CFRE Study Group today by contacting Maree Wybourne on 0412 507 985 or via email.

2017 FIA NSW Sponsors

FIA NSW would like to thank this year's sponsors for their support of our professional development program:

Big Review TV/Big Cares
Commonwealth Bank
Garvan Medical Research Foundation
Marlin Communications
National Australia Bank
Optimise Media
Royal College of Pathologists of Australia

Meet your State Committee

View a list of New South Wales Organisational Members

View a list of New South Wales Individual Members


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