Navigating the Fundraising Regulatory Environment

Course Overview

The aim of this course is to enable fundraisers to understand the regulatory environment in which they operate and to meet all regulatory requirements at state and federal levels that are relevant to fundraising activities. You will learn to differentiate between legal and ethical responsibilities to build best-practice fundraising programs and activities. This course also provides guidelines for developing an effective compliance program for your charity. 

What you’ll learn 

  • Understand the Australian regulatory environment for fundraising 
  • Differentiate and understand various state fundraising requirements for licensing, financial reporting and record-keeping 
  • How Australian Consumer Law applies to fundraising 
  • The importance of proper data management and donor privacy with respect to relevant privacy laws 
  • Fundamental ethical fundraising principles and apply these to fundraising practice. 

Who is this course for? 

  • Fundraisers and fundraising managers  
  • Charity and fundraising managers managing compliance requirements 
  • Board directors and general managers who have oversight of fundraising for their organisation 
  • Voluntary fundraisers and fundraising managers looking after fundraising activities 

Course Delivery 

Tutor-led online 

Course Duration 

Tutor-led online course: two half-day interactive workshops. 


Super Early Bird opens on Tuesday 22nd November and closes on Tuesday 20th December

Early Bird opens on Wednesday 21st December and closes on Friday 10th March


Dates and Time

9 & 11 May 2023

Tuesday 1.00pm – 5.00pm AEST

Thursday 1.00am – 5.00pm AEST

Online tutor-lead

Prices

Super Early Bird
Member $383
Non member $499

Early Bird
Member $408
Non member $532

Regular
Member $510
Non member $665


17 & 19 October 2023

Tuesday 1.00pm – 5.00pm AEDT

Thursday 1.00am – 5.00pm AEDT


Online tutor-led



Super Early Bird
Member $383
Non member $499

Early Bird
Member $408
Non member $532

Regular
Member $510
Non member $665


FIA Code
This course relates to the following aspects of the FIA Code of Conduct:

  • FIA Code 2.0 Members will comply with all Federal, State and Municipal laws and regulations applicable to Fundraising.
  • FIA Code 3.0 Ethical Conduct
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Full participation in Navigating the Fundraising Regulatory Environment is applicable for up to 7.5 continuing education points in Category 1.B – Education of the CFRE International application for initial certification and/or recertification.


Heiko Plange-Korndoerfer CFRE FFIA FAIM WA
Director Fundraising & Commercial Development
Perth Zoo

Heiko has extensive experience in developing and executing strategic marketing, major gifts fundraising and corporate partnership programs. He has previously worked across health, medical research, educational, community, and charitable organisations throughout Australia. Heiko holds a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance Investment and a Graduate Certificate in Social Impact. Heiko has been a Fellow of the Fundraising Institute Australia and has represented Western Australia on the State Committee since 2010.


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