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Victoria is excited about all the great local professional development and networking events we are creating for you - check back regularly to see what’s on.

Call for nominations for your State Committee

FIA's quality and strength comes from members who volunteer to be a part of their state committee. Is that you? Download nomination form here.

Upcoming events:

A NEW Era of Corporate Partnerships

The future is here and corporate-cause partnerships are not what they were. Companies want to solve social problems not just fundraise.  They want a meaningful partnership based on synergy - not just to tick the CSR box.This is your opportunity to get ahead in what is a crucial space for fundraisers by learning from Australia’s leading expert on corporate-cause partnerships – Hailey Cavill, Director, Cavill + Co.

Date: Thursday 20 October
Time: 7.00 - 9.00am 
Venue: The Sir Norman Brookes & Davis Cup Rooms, 489 Glenferris Road, Kooyong
Price: Member: $55; Staff of Organisation Member: $60; Non-Member: $70

FIA Victoria Mentoring Program – REGISTER NOW!

Kindly Supported by

FIA Victoria's pilot Mentoring Program has been launched! We thank ASI for kindly sponsoring our Mentoring Program and taking an active role in our training and matching days. If you would like to be mentored or offer yourself as a mentor please contact Isobel Michael - 

Melbourne Bequest Special Interest Group in Association with Include a Charity

This Special Interest Group is one with a difference. We will be hosting a roundtable networking session which is an opportunity for you to get together and share ideas, tips, experiences and perhaps, even what not to do. This is your chance to ask those 'burning questions' you have always wanted to know the answer to!

There will be five tables  - each one focusing on a different topic and will be hosted by a Table Captain who is experienced in that area. The session will be split into three parts allowing you the chance to be part of three different conversations.

Date: Tuesday 18 October
Time: 3.00pm - 5.00pm
Venue: Cancer Council Victoria, 615 St Kilda Road, Melbourne
Pricing: Free

Find out more and register here.

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 at their first attempt. 
The CFRE Study Group is chaired by Stephen Mally CFRE, Director of FundraisingForce. 
The group meets in person (Salvation Army) for those in Sydney and is offered via SKYPE access to those in other locations. 

Meeting dates are:

  • 26 October - 5.00pm - 7.00pm
  • 23 November - 5.00pm - 7.00pm
  • 14 Deecmber - 5.00pm - 7.00pm

Take the first step and register for the CFRE Study Group today by contacting Maree Whybourne on 0412 507 985 or via email.


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