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Upcoming events:


Fundraising Trends, Christmas Networking and your 2018 Wishlist 

Join us at the Gold Coast Christmas networking event and hear about current and future fundraising trends to add to your Wishlist for 2018. Meredith Dwyer FFIA CFRE, Chair of the FIA QLD Committee, Tina Hay from DMS and Darren Musilli MFIA from Apple Marketing will give us their top three current and future fundraising trends.

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.


Dave Rose Oration - Fundraising Philanthropy: from money boxes to major gifts

Join us on Tuesday 12 December as we celebrate the year that was, and ring in the festive season with the annual Dave Rose Oration. We will also be announcing the Organisational Finalists and QLD State Winners for the 2018 FIA Awards for Excellence in Fundraising.

Date: Tuesday 12 December
Time: 7.15 - 9.00am
Location: Broncos Leagues Club, Red Hill
Pricing: Member: $55; Staff of Organisational Member: $65; Non-Member: $85

Find out more and register!


The Joan and Ted Flack Scholarship

This scholarship honours the incredible contribution of both Joan and Ted Flack to fundraising and to FIA. Providing the opportunity for one FIA QLD Member to attend the 2018 FIA Conference when they would not have had the opportunity otherwise. Aimed at supporting early career fundraisers, with less than five years experience in the industry, this scholarship provides the recipient the chance to grow their knowledge and level of fundraising practice; provide encouragement to them to pursue a career in the field; and deliver benefits to their non-profit organisation and through them the wider community.

The scholarship covers the cost of a Conference Only* registration (valued at $1,345). Flights and accommodation are not included.

Applications close Thursday 30 November at 5pm. Find out more and start your application here!


Upcoming Training in Brisbane:

Certificate in Fundraising

Date: September - December
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

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