Western Australia

WA Emerging Leaders Scholarship Program

FIA WA is pleased to announce that applications are open for the inaugural Emerging Leaders Scholarship for an outstanding early-career fundraiser in Western Australia. The scholarship is designed to provide educational opportunities to early career (less than 5 years in the industry) fundraisers to grow their knowledge and level of fundraising practice; provide encouragement to them to pursue a career in the field; and deliver benefits to their non-profit organisation and through them to the wider community.

The Scholarship will allow the recipient to attend FIA’s national conference in 2020. The Scholarship will cover the cost of:

• Attending the three-day FIA Fundraising Conference in Brisbane
• One ticket to the gala dinner/awards night
• Three nights’ accommodation at an FIA-endorsed hotel

Applications are open until 22 November and the winner will be announced in December 2019.

FIA WA Emerging Leaders Scholarship – Judging Criteria

FIA WA Emerging Leaders Scholarship – 2020 Application Form

This scholarship has been made possible with a generous donation from the Euroz Charitable Foundation:

Upcoming Events:

Community Fundraising Event and Digital Showcase

FIA WA is presenting a showcase of community fundraising event and digital learning delivered by six talented event managers and coordinators in WA. They will share their top tips, pitfalls, learnings, successes and stories about their charity’s event in a dynamic session.

Grab your colleagues and register today to enjoy this fun, fast paced event filled with event management and digital fundraising tips, and gain from the learnings and successes that have helped shape better outcomes for good causes.

Date: Thursday, 7 November 2019
Time: 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Venue: St John Ambulance
5 Cowcher Place,
Belmont, WA, 6104

Member: $20.00
Staff of Organisational Member: $23.00
Non-Member: $26.00

This event is supported by:


2019 WA Schedule

Save the dates now!

Keep an eye on this page for more networking and professional development events coming up in Western Australia:

  • End of Year Event – 12 December

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 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.

The study group is 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 us on 1300 889 670 or training@fia.org.au.

Find out more here.

Meet your State Committee

View a list of Western Australia Organisational Members