As the national peak body representing professional fundraising in Australia, we know this is a critical time for all non-profits.
There are more charities and non-profits than ever before. Needs are greater than ever before. Trust and confidence in fundraising organisations – indeed in our entire sector – are so important but we know it’s fragile. We are experiencing a time like no other – and it’s more important than ever that we work together, in collaboration with and support of each other.
It’s up to us.
In the past two years, FIA has been the one unifying voice of our sector, the first responders to the most challenging impacts of disruption: the proposal to eliminate cheques as a form of payment for donations; mitigating the effects of the new Facebook fundraising tools; continuing to advocate for exemptions to the Do Not Call register; lobbying for harmonisation of state-based fundraising regulation to reduce red tape. These are only a few of the issues that FIA has championed and continues to champion.
The work we do on your behalf is important. And the only way we can do it is via your membership fees.
Now, more than ever, your support of FIA and the sector is required – for our future and the future of fundraising.
As a non-profit that depends solely on the revenue from membership and providing professional development, we need your support at this challenging time. Your investment in membership goes straight back into your Association – growing the fundraising sector, developing a strong professional identity for fundraisers and advancing the cause to be the best, most ethical fundraisers we can be.
We work for our members, the sector, and ultimately the
beneficiaries we serve.