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One-on-one clinics

The 2014 FIA Conference offers the opportunity to have a private, one-on-one consultation with some of Australia’s leading fundraising specialists.


Held in private meeting rooms within the conference exhibition.


Each consultation lasts for 30 minutes and bookings are required!  Clinics will run between 10.00am and 4.00pm Thursday and 9.30am – 3.00pm Friday. 


Clinic 1: Direct Mail Consulting with Integration of E-related services

Want to know how you can grow fundraising income through integrating customised direct mail programs with new innovative e-solutions?  Then book a clinic with Mail Makers Integrated. Our one-on-one meeting will give you the opportunity to discuss and review your direct marketing fundraising needs, receive free advice on segmentation/database management & analysis and discuss your integrated direct marketing queries.

Mail Makers Integrated

Mail Makers is a boutique full service agency, specialising in maximising Direct Marketing income for not-for-profit organisations through both traditional channels (direct mail) and the use of new/innovative technologies (email and online video). Since 1988, we’ve delivered outstanding fundraising results for Children’s Charities, Medical Research, Common Diseases, Disadvantage & Emergency Care, Palliative Care Services, Animal Rescue, Human Rights, Education, Women’s Advocacy, Disability Support Services, Emergency Rescue, and more. Let us help you build your supporter base and increase your fundraising income.

Clinic 2: Consultancy in fundraising planning, campaigns, PAFs and prospect research

Do you have questions or issues around fundraising planning, campaigns, how to raise funds from Private Ancillary Funds or prospect research?

Book a clinic with Global Philanthropic for a confidential discussion and tailored advice around fundraising specific to your organisation. Find out how you can overcome that current fundraising challenge or maximise a philanthropic opportunity and develop sustainable practices for long term capacity building.

Global Philanthropic

Through expert advice provided by experienced consultants and prospect research specialists, Global Philanthropic helps non-profit organisations and educational institutions achieve their most ambitious fundraising goals more effectively and efficiently.

Clinic 3: Copywriting clinic

Like to check your copy with a professional? Do you have questions about writing you have always been afraid to ask? Well, here’s your chance! This free one-on-one clinic with successful fundraising copywriter, Frank Chamberlin, gives you the perfect opportunity to get yourself up-to-date with someone who has been in the game for more than 15 years. If you want an opinion on your latest letter or email, attach it to your application or bring it along with you.

As the Founder of the writing consultancy, Action Words, Frank is an experienced and knowledgeable professional copywriter who for the past 15 years has been writing all sorts of online and offline copy for large and small companies as well as fundraising copy for countless not-for-profit organisations. Length of consultation: 20 minutes


To book a private consultation, email the following information to

Your name
Your mobile number
Your organisation
Which clinic you would like to book
Preferred day (Thursday or Friday)
Preferred time (nominate your top 3 preferences of time slots between 10.00am and 4.00pm Thursday and 9.30am – 3.00pm Friday)

The FIA team will contact you to confirm your appointment.


  • Clinics are available to registered conference delegates only
  • Clinics are not available to exhibition only visitors
  • Bookings are on a first come first served basis and availability can not be guaranteed
  • Whilst every effort will be made to accommodate your preferred time slot, this can not be guaranteed.


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