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Upcoming Events:

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: Friday 15 September
Time: Lunchtime seminar: 12.00pm - 1.30pm; Workshop: 2.00pm - 5.00pm
Venue: Perpetual, 29/2 The Esplanade, Perth
Pricing: Include a Charity supporter: Free; Member: $50; Staff of Organisational Member: $75; Non-Member: $95

Read more and register here.


WA State Fundraising Forum

Wednesday 20 September
Ambrose Estate, Wembley Golf Course 

The 2017 WA Fundraising Forum will feature some of the best speakers in their fields to explore all things fundraising. Hear from interstate and local experts, as they educate, inspire and challenge you. Speakers will present real-life examples and practical case studies to ensure you leave packed full of new and innovative ideas and plans.

Read more and register here.

The Secret of Successful Networking is a Four Letter Word

Join us on October 25 to practice your networking skills, make new connections and receive a hand out containing networking tips from Mindy Lockard, an American personal branding expert.

Date: Wednesday 25 October 
Time: 5.30 - 7.30pm
Venue: Lotterywest Community Centre - Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research, Nedlands
Pricing: Member: $40; Staff of Organisational Member: $46; Non-Member: $52

Read more and register here.

Upcoming Training in Perth:

Fundraising Change Leadership:

Are you serious about leading change within the fundraising sector, your organisation, and the mission you serve?

This ineractive one-day course focuses on improving your key competencies as a fundraising change leader. 

Date: Thursday 10 August

Find out more and register here

Copywriting for Fundraisers:

Have more impact through the written word, increase engagement and inspire and motivate donors. 

Whether you're writing for your donors, volunteers, sponsors, management or board, you will walk away with techniques to make your copy more engaging and the confidence to make your words walk off the page!

Date: Tuesday 15 August

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 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 Western Australia Organisational Members

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