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Upcoming events:

Connect, communicate and convert your fundraising constituency through Social Media

Tina Hay will share her expertise in how you can use Online Marketing and Social Media to engage and attract your audience with a focus on platforms that appeal to your target market. Our workshop will help you to connect, communicate and convert your constituency.

Date: Friday 2 June
Time: 7.15 - 10.00am
Venue: Southport Golf Club, Southport
Pricing: Member: $55; Staff of Organisational Member: $65; Non-Member: $85

Read more and register here.

SuperBolt and Networking Evening

Join us on Tuesday 20 June for a professional development opportunity like no other! In the afternoon we have the transformational SuperBolt, followed by our networking evening: Supercharging your fundraising career.

You can attend both SuperBolt and the Networking Evening, or just one!

SuperBolt: 1.30 - 5.30pm
SuperBolt is an opportunity like no other - 10 industry leaders delivering 10 minute 'lightening' presentations on ways to literally supercharge every area of your fundraising program.

Pricing: free for all attendees. Places are limited, secure your spot today!

Supercharging your fundraising career: 6pm - 8pm
At the end of the day, stay on for our Supercharging your fundraising career networking evening. Following on from the transformational SuperBolt fundraising seminar, our all star speakers will be on hand to chat about the keys to a successful fundraising career.

Pricing: Member: $25; Staff of Organisational Member: $30; Non-Member: $35

Find out more and register.

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.

Upcoming Training in Brisbane:

Copywriting for Fundraisers

Date: Thursday 15 June 
Find out more and register here

Gifts in Wills Fundamentals 

Date: Tuesday 4 July
Find out more and register here.

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.

Meet your State Committee

View a list of Queensland Organisational Members

View a list of Queensland Individual Members