Unveiling the 2023 Perpetual FIA Scholarship Winners!

FIA is excited to announce the winners of the Perpetual FIA Scholarships for 2023. As part of their strategic focus to invest in the sector and the future of fundraising in Australia, Perpetual has funded eight scholarships for FIA’s courses in professional fundraising.

Both FIA and Perpetual were overwhelmed and delighted at the response to this initiative both in the quantity and quality of the applications. It highlighted just how many passionate and driven fundraisers are dedicated to the sector and keen to develop their skills through further professional education.

The scholarships will assist these fundraising professionals to advance their skills and knowledge and enable the charitable sector to impact positive change. Applications came from all over the country from a variety of organisations and sectors. We extend our enormous gratitude to everyone who took the time to apply and invite everyone to celebrate and congratulate the winners below.

The winners of the Diploma in Professional Fundraising are:

❖ Georgina Harvey – Youth Focus

❖ Glen Norris – Karrkad Kanjdji Trust

❖ Larissa Reinboth – Possum Portraits

❖ Rebecca Stalenberg – MS Plus

The winners of the Certificate in Professional Fundraising are:

❖ Samuel Diotallevi – Adelaide Festival Centre

❖ Imogen Hielscher – LifeFlight Foundation

❖ Claudia Hundloe – Uniting WA

❖ Isabella Neal-Shaw – Cambodian Children’s Fund

‘We trust that this initiative, and the promotion of the fundraising profession that FIA continues to drive, will help retain great fundraisers in the sector and ideally attract more to it says Jane Magor, National Manager – Philanthropy & Non-Profit Service at Perpetual.

“Perpetual is committed to acting in the best interests of the communities they support to ensure a positive impact and sustainable future – this ongoing partnership will help fulfil this commitment.”

FIA is looking forward to supporting the journey of these worthy winners and continuing engagement with the many who applied and expressed their interest in ongoing education.