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Upcoming events:

Keep an eye on this page for more networking and professional development events coming up in Queensland.

Mentoring - guiding your teams and sector peers to success

If you have thought about mentoring, are mentoring someone or would like to do so, either formally or through your everyday conversations and one-to-one work place meetings, then this session is for you.

This events speaker, Naomi Lawrence is an expert in organisational change with over 15 years of proven results.

Limited spaces are available so join us and register here today!

Date: Tuesday 27 February
Time: 9.30am - 11.30am
Venue: Leukaemia Foundation - ESA Village, Dutton Park QLD

Members: Free
Staff of Organisational Member: $5
Non-Member: $10

Read more and register.

Award Winning Big Gift Campaigns

Sandy Fuller, campaign director of the most recent Ronald McDonald House Westmead campaign, draws out key elements of how to run an amazing big gift campaign and getting past challenging obstacles.

Less than five-year experience in fundraising? Upgrade your experience with strategy and stories from three successful campaigns.

An experienced fundraiser? Tap into what happened in these campaigns, hear how simple strategy deployed into a complex organisation is tailored to suit their specific needs.

The main take away from this breakfast session is strategy, case studies and campaign anecdotes that become your industry knowledge, your experience and your own anecdotes when speaking with colleagues.

Take the first step to creating an award-winning capital campaign yourself and register here today!

Date: Tuesday 13 March
Time: 7.15am - 09.00am
Venue: Darling & Co, The Garden Room, Paddington

Members: $55
Staff of Organisational Member: $65
Non-Member: $85

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Upcoming In- Class Education and Training:

Governance Foundations for Not-for-Profit Directors Program

7-8 June, NAB House - Level 15, 255 George Street

14-15 June, NAB, The Academy - 800 Bourke Street, Docklands

Find out more and register

Online Training

FIA is pleased to offer the following core education courses online. Click below for more details.

Fundraising Essentials

Certificate in Fundraising

Diploma in Fundraising

FIA Code Course

We have the means to raise standards of ethical fundraising practice. Code training is where it starts.

Find out more and register


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. 

Find our more here

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