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New South Wales

Upcoming Events:

Small shops - No money, no staff, no problem!

Come along and learn from experienced fundraisers as well as be able to share experiences with each other. You will walk away from this session with an extended network of awesome fellow small shop fundraisers and at least one great idea that you can take away and implement in your own fundraising strategy.

Date: Wednesday 4 October
Time: 7.45am - 9.30am
Venue: The Kinghorn Cancer Centre, Darlinghurst
Pricing: Member: $38; Staff of Organisational Member: $44; Non-Member: $50

Find out more and register here.

Maximise your Fundraising ROI by engaging the Silent Majority

Getting supporters to attend your event is the first step to reaching your fundraising goal of the night. Truth is, it is also the easiest step. In order to reach your fundraising goals, you will need to get the "silent majority" to be engaged and to give... this is the tough part.

Date: Wednesday 1 November 
Time: 7.45 - 9.30am
Venue: The Kinghorn Cancer Centre, Darlinghurst
Pricing: Member: $38; Staff of Organisational Member: $44; Non-Member: $50

Read more and register here.

End of Year Festive Celebration!

Join us for the FIA NSW End of Year Festive Celebration which is bound to be a scorcher in 2017! Come along and toast the fundraising successes of your peers, connect with old friends and meet some new ones.

Date: Wednesday 6 December
Time: 6.30 - 10.00pm
Venue: Doltone House, Jones Bay Wharf
Pricing: Member: $85; Staff of Organisational Member: $90; Non-Member: $95

Read more and register here.

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–

2018 NSW Schedule

Save the dates now!

Watch this space as more information becomes available on topics and speakers for 2018.

Date Eevnt Type Pillar
7 February Networking Night Leadership
4 April PD Breakfast Acquisition/Digital
2 May PD Breakfast Volunteerism
6 June Networking Night State of the Art
4 July PD Breakfast Leadership
1 August PD Breakfast Using Digital and Social Media
12 September PD Breakfast Events
10 October Networking Night Change
7 November PD Breakfast The Art of Facilitation
5 December End of Year and Awards Celebration Holiday Celebration

Upcoming Training in Sydney:

Fundraising Change Leadership

Date: Thursday 12 October
Find out more and register here.

Certificate in Fundraising

Date: September - December
Find out more and register here.

Gifts in Wills Masterclass

Date: Tuesday 31 October
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 Maree Wybourne MFIA CFRE, CEO, Mary MacKillop Foundation. The group meets via Skype each month. To learn more about the CFRE Study Group and to reserve your spot, contact Maree Whybourne. Click here for Maree's email or call 0412 507 985.

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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