ACG State of the Nation Seminar


FIA has partnered with the Australian Charity Guide to deliver the State of the Nation Seminar Series in 2019 in every state and territory. These one day seminars will take you through international and domestic NFP trends, best practice techniques and technologies for NFP marketing, fundraising and stewardship.

The Australian Charity Guide has completed research, analysed global and domestic NFP Sector trends, and will present the latest techniques and technologies driving NFP marketing, fundraising and stewardship globally. You will learn practical tips to help your organisation thrive in the increasingly competitive NFP Sector. Register now to attend the seminar in your closest city.

Program – ACG State of the Nation Seminar

Semester 2

MelbourneFriday, 28 June
PerthFriday, 5 JulySOLD OUT
SydneyFriday, 12 JulySOLD OUT
SydneyFriday, 9 AugustRegister
AdelaideFriday, 26 JulyRegister
BrisbaneFriday, 30 AugustRegister


FIA Professional Member             $299

FIA Organisational Member         $299*

Non-Member                                    $399

*contact to receive your organisational membership discount code

Why you should attend!

Well worth the investment to get up-to-date information that can be immediately put into action. Thank you.” Angela Gordon, Fundraising and Marketing Manager, Trees for Life (Adelaide, SA)

“Well worth the time to attend. Exceptional training.” Michele Giles-Clark, General Manager, Huntingdon’s SA and NT Inc (Adelaide, SA)

“Really useful techniques for improving how we relate to our membership and gaining new members were given.” Joanne Turner, Bio Dynamic Farming & Gardening Assoc NZ (Wellington, NZ)

“I have started reviewing our sales, communications and promotions strategy in line with your presentation.” Jonelle Kapsalos, Social Enterprise Operations Coordinator, Drumbeat (Perth, WA)

“It’s changed the way I will fundraise and market.” Simone Patterson, Founder, Retreat for Kids Inc (Gold Coast, QLD)

“The session provided valuable insight and examples of simple tools and techniques that will enable us as a charity to increase our footprint and make better use of our resources and engage with our members and donors.” Alex Dick, Hon. State Treasurer, RSL (Tasmania Branch) Inc. (Hobart, TAS) 

“We arranged a One-Day NFP Training Workshop and included all of our staff. We were all uncertain as to what to expect from the day. The information given to us was informative and interesting with lots of contacts, ideas and hints. Everyone came away from the session enthusiastic and extremely motivated to move forward.” Jennie Rossetto, Practice Manager, Tasmanian Eye Institute (Launceston, TAS)

“I would highly recommend the sales and customer service training that Scott delivers. The staff at Arthritis NSW put the training into action the very next day. Some of the scenarios are embedded into our staff meetings to ensure that we are walking the talk and learning from all staff experiences. Thank you Scott for a very worthwhile training day.” Sandra Vincent, CEO Arthritis NSW (Sydney, NSW)

Read more testimonials here.

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