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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.

Upcoming events:

Networking with FIA Chair Nigel Harris FFIA CFRE

This is your opportunity to network with others from the sector and hear from FIA Chair Nigel Harris FFIA CFRE. Nigel will discuss the measures that FIA are taking as a sector so that we are on the front foot and prepared for whats a head. He will also talk about the role and outcomes of the newly created Taskforce focusing on sector sustainability and donor care along with his vision and the strategic direction of FIA for the next two years and the benefits to all members.

Date: Monday 1 August
Time: 6.00 - 8.00pm
Venue: Captain Melville, 34 Franklin Street, Melbourne
Pricing: Member: Free; Staff of Organisational Member: $25; Non-Member: $50

Find out more and register here.

Roundtable Breakfast

Come along and be a part of this inspiring, informative and thought provoking event. You can move from table to table or just choose one for the morning – the choice is yours! Each of the six tables will focus on a different area of fundraising and will be hosted by an experienced fundraising professional in that area. Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to learn from experts and colleagues, and have your questions answered in a relaxed, conversational environment. 

Date: Wednesday 24 August
Time: 7.00 - 9.00am 
Venue: Kooyong Tennis Club, 489 Glenferrie Road, Kooyong
Price: Member: $55; Staff of Organisation Member: $65; Non-Member: $80

Find out more and register here.

Include a Charity Week Seminar and Workshop

Include a Charity Week will be held this year from 5 - 11 September. We will be holding breakfast seminars and workshops around Australia featuring international speaker Stephen George, UK fundraising and leadership consultant and coach.

Date: Wednesday 7 September
Time: Seminar: 8.30am - 10.00am, Workshop: 10.00am - 12.30pm (workshop open to Include a Charity campaign supporters only)
Venue: Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre Building, Lecture Theatre C, Level 7, 305 Grattan Street, Melbourne

Find out more and register here.

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 - 

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:

  • 11 May - 5.00pm - 7.00pm
  • 22 June - 5.00pm - 7.00pm
  • 27 July - 5.00pm - 7.00pm
  • 24 August - 5.00pm - 7.00pm

Take the first step and register for the CFRE Study Group today by contacting Stephen Mally at 0430 500 524 or via email.


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