Upcoming events:

Gold Coast Christmas Networking and Fundraising Stars

Celebrate the year that was with fellow fundraisers, not-for-profit teams and industry leaders at this fun-filled and informative drinks event on the pool deck at The Island, Gold Coast.

Including special guest speakers Katherine Raskob, FIA CEO and Meredith Dwyer, FIA QLD State Chair and 2019 Arthur Venn Fundraiser of the year, the event will also feature the very exciting Gold Coast Fundraising Stars presentation – an industry sponsored event to recognise the great local fundraising professionals and campaigns across the city.

Enter the Gold Coast Fundraising Stars now!

Simply fill in the nomination form (or request one via email) for the category you’re interested in and email your completed form to FIA QLD Committee member, Kim on Kimelmoudden@icloud.com by midnight Friday 1 November.

Date: Thursday, 21 November 2019
Time: 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Venue: The Island Hotel
3128 Surfers Paradise Blvd,
Surfers Paradise, QLD, 4217

Member: $5.00
Staff of Organisational Member: $7.00
Non-Member: $10.00

This event is supported by:

2019 QLD Schedule

Save the dates now!

Watch this space as more information becomes available on topics and speakers for 2019.

  • FIA QLD/ACPNS Alumni event – 12 November
  • End of Year event – Gold Coast – late November
  • Dave Rose Oration – 10 December

Upcoming In-Class Education and Training:

Online Training

FIA is pleased to offer the following core education courses online. Click below for more details.

Fundraising Essentials

Certificate in Fundraising

Diploma in Fundraising

FIA Code Course

We have the means to raise standards of ethical fundraising practice. Code training is where it starts.

Find out more and register.

CFRE Coaching Sessions & Study Groups

Let us help you achieve your credential!

Do you want to demonstrate your professional achievement and support the growth of fundraising as a trusted profession? Do you want a credential that offers a common understanding of what you need to know in fundraising?

The Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) credential sets the standard for knowledge, experience and ethics and is held in high regard by fundraising professionals worldwide.

To assist you in achieving your CFRE credential, FIA offers Queensland CFRE candidates the benefit of attending a CFRE Coaching Session and/or the CFRE Study Group free of charge.

About the QLD CFRE Coaching Sessions

Join Nigel Harris FFIA CFRE in a coaching session which will set you on your path to achieving your CFRE. Nigel has been running CFRE coaching sessions for the last eight years.

Their coaching sessions provide you with:

  • assistance completing and submitting your CFRE application
  • assistance with setting up study arrangements.

To register your interest in attending the next coaching session, contact Nigel Harris.

About the CFRE Study Group

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.

Almost 100 per cent of participants in the CFRE Study Group have passed the CFRE exam on their first attempt.

The Study Group will be co-chaired by Pamela Sutton-Legaud MFIA CFRE and Elizabeth Davis EMFIA CFRE.

To learn more about the CFRE Study Group and to reserve your spot, contact the FIA Education Team on 1300 889 670 or email training@fia.org.au.

Find our more here.

Meet your State Committee

View a list of Queensland Organisational Members

Queensland is proudly supported by:


Nominations for FIA state committees is now open!

FIAs quality and strength come from the members who volunteer to be a part of their state committee. Is this you?

Involvement requires a tangible commitment of your time and expertise. You will have the opportunity to extend your professional networks and contribute toward improvements across our sector.

Each FIA State Committee works to develop programs that engage fundraisers. The aim is to provide outstanding professional development and networking events as well as promotion of the importance of FIA’s Code of Conduct, CFRE accreditation and membership.

If you have the passion and the drive to make a difference, we hope you will choose to volunteer. Help make 2020 an outstanding year of service delivery and innovation for fundraisers by being a part of FIA’s leadership team.

Please complete the nomination form and return by COB, Thursday 31 October 2019.