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Upcoming events:


Bequest Conversion - the holy grail of your fundraising program

Come along and learn how to successfully integrate both telephone and direct mail into your bequest conversion strategy. You'll walk away with a range of great tips and tools, including real life examples of the most effective phrasing and questions to use when talking to your supporters about leaving a bequest.

Date: Tuesday 17 October 
Time: 7.15 - 9.00am
Venue: Darling and Co, Paddington
Pricing: Member: $55; Staff of Organisational Member: $65; Non-Member: $85

Find out more and register here.


Save the Date: ACPNS/FIA Breakfast

Put it in your diary now - 17 November 2017


Christmas Networking and your 2017 Wishlist 

If cocktails by lush green links is appealing… and enjoying the company of other fundraisers celebrating the year that was 2017 sounds good... then join us on the Gold Coast for an evening of celebration and fun. Join your colleagues to network and review the year, celebrating giving.

Date: Wednesday 29 November
Time: 6.00 - 9.00pm
Venue: Southport Golf Club
Pricing: Member: $20; Staff of Organisational Member: $25; Non-Member: $30

Find out more and register here.


Upcoming Training in Brisbane:

Certificate in Fundraising

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

Fundraising Change Leadership

Date: Tuesday 3 October
Find out more and register here.


CFRE Coaching Sessions & Study Groups

Let us help you achieve your credential

Do you want to demonstrate your professional achievement and support the growth of fundraising as a trusted profession? Do you want a credential that offers a common understanding of what you need to know in fundraising? 

The Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) credential sets the standard for knowledge, experience and ethics and is held in high regard by fundraising professionals worldwide. 

To assist you in achieving your CFRE credential, FIA offers Queensland CFRE candidates the benefit of attending a CFRE Coaching Session and/or the CFRE Study Group free of charge.

About the QLD CFRE Coaching Sessions

Join Nigel Harris FFIA CFRE in a coaching session which will set you on your path to achieving your CFRE. Nigel has been running CFRE coaching sessions for the last eight years.

Their coaching sessions provide you with:

  • assistance completing and submitting your CFRE application
  • assistance with setting up study arrangements.

To register your interest in attending the next coaching session, contact Nigel Harris.

About the CFRE Study Group

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.


Meet your State Committee

View a list of Queensland Organisational Members

View a list of Queensland Individual Members

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