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Strength In Numbers: Maximising your Peer to Peer Revenue

Whether you are a peer to peer veteran or looking for ways to get your charity in the game, this interactive half-day workshop will help you refine your strategies to grow your income and supporter base in the coming months.

Date: Tuesday 22 August
Time: 1.30 - 5.00pm
Venue: Aether Brewing, Milton
Pricing: Member: $150; Staff of Organisational Member: $170; Non-Member: $200

Find out more and register here.


The first minute, capturing attention and establishing connection

Join us on 22 August for drinks and networking while Craige Gravestein FFIA CFRE and Kim Sutton MFIA CFRE deliver a fast-paced, interactive session that will help you improve your ability to establish an immediate connection and strong rapport with those you meet.

Date: Tuesday 22 August
Time: 5.30 - 7.30pm
Venue: Aether Brewing, Milton
Pricing: Member: $20; Staff of Organisational Member: $25; Non-Member: $30

Find out more and register here.


 Include a Charity Week 2017 Seminar & Workshop

Join us for a seminar to hear from international gifts in Wills expert, Dr. Russell James. This session will focus on results from Dr. James’ research at the Texas Tech Neuroimaging Institute. He will reveal the latest insights into how donors engage in charitable bequest decision-making and how these findings come together to reveal the deep processes of donor decision-making in planned giving. Not just an academic presentation, this session will present practical, effective and tested approaches to encourage generosity among your planned giving donors.

If you are an Include a Charity supporter, you also have the opportunity to attend the three hour workshop which follows. 

Date: Monday 11 September
Time: Breakfast seminar: 8.00am - 9.30am; Workshop: 10.00am - 1.00pm
Venue: Leukaemia Foundation, Boggo Road Urban Village, 41 Peter Doherty Street, Dutton Park
Pricing: Include a Charity supporter: Free; Member: $50; Staff of Organisational Member: $75; Non-Member: $95

Read more and register here.


Growing Your Regular Giving Program (without F2F)

Come join us as we take a dive into several case studies of organisations that are making their RG recruitment and retention programs work, without going down the route of a big Face-to-Face programs. 

Date: Tuesday 12 September
Time: 7.15 - 9.00am
Venue: Darling & Co, Paddington
Pricing: Member: $55; Staff of Organisational Member: $65; Non-Member: $85

Find out more and register here.


Upcoming Training in Brisbane:

Fundraising Strategic Plan Masterclass 

Date: Monday 17 July
Find out more and register here.

Digital Fundraising

Date: Tuesday 18 July
Find out more and register here.

Fundraising Essentials

Date: Monday 31 July
Find out more and register here.

Major Gifts Masterclass

Date:  Thursday 3 August
Find out more and register here.

Data Analytics for Empowered Fundraising

Date: Tuesday 8 August
Find out more and register here.

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.


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