Upcoming Events – Online State Events: open to everyone!

Fundraisers now have a wide selection of state events to attend via Zoom that offer insights and expertise on an array of relevant fundraising subjects!

FIA’s online professional development events hosted by our state committees are available nationally. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to hear from speakers all over the country and interact with your fellow fundraisers interstate.

We have an exciting mix of topics for you to choose from over the coming months. Please visit our new page here for the full list.

VIC Schedule

Best Strategic Partnerships – Unpacking the ingredients for success

2020 was a BIG year for corporate philanthropy. Triggered by the devastating bushfires and coronavirus pandemic, Australia’s top 50 corporate philanthropists contributed $1.3 billion, an 18% increase from 2019. However, much of this funding was directed to charities that had existing strategic partnerships with some of Australia’s largest corporates.

So… what are the essential elements of the most successful corporate partnerships?
Throughout this breakfast event, we will unpack partnership case studies with some of the most successful corporate partnerships in the sector in Victoria:

  • Brotherhood of St. Laurence (BSL) for their Strategic Partnership with ANZ: Financial Wellbeing for All
  • The Smith Family for their partnership with Officeworks: Back to School Appeal
  • Make A Wish Australia for their partnership with Sass & Bide

Whether you’re a small charity taking your first steps into corporate philanthropy or leading the sector with multi-million-dollar partnerships, this session is sure to give you some fantastic insights and takeaways to strengthen your corporate philanthropy program.

Date: Thursday 27 May 2021
Time: 9.00am – 10.30am AEST

Lander & Rogers Lawyers
15/477 Collins St
Melbourne VIC 3000

Member: $55.00
Staff of Organisational Member: $65.00
Non-member: $75.00

Registrations will remain open until 5.00pm AEST Tuesday 25 May 2021.

Upcoming Education and Training:

Online Training

FIA is pleased to offer the following core education courses online which are available to start anytime. 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 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.

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

To learn more about the CFRE Study Group and to reserve your spot, contact us on 1300 889 670 or

Find out more here.

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