Membership of the PFRA is a nationally recognised indication that an organisation has voluntarily adopted a higher standard for its face-to-face fundraising.

Membership offers many valuable benefits:

Operational support from experienced PFRA staff
  • Effective representation of face-to face fundraising (F2F) at the Federal, State and Local Government level.
  • Seeking registration, licensing, and contract approval in applicable states.
  • Media handling for F2F related matters and responses to media enquiries.
  • Guidance on F2F legislation and best practices.


Locations support
  • Exclusive access to PFRA-managed fundraising locations.
  • Access to PFRA locations management information.
  • Access to the PFRA council information database
  • Assistance with permit and casual lease bookings.


Fundraiser support, training and quality assurance
  • Online training for all F2F fundraisers, with certification provided upon completion.
  • Unlimited use of the Fundraiser Register, allowing access to background checks on all F2F fundraisers in Australia and New Zealand.
  • Access to a national program of independent quality assurance reviews and reports.


Other benefits
  • Ability to achieve accreditation of your F2F program, demonstrating the highest possible standards.
  • Access to a members-only news and regulation update list, ensuring up-to-date compliance.
  • Regular member workshops, networking, and training events.



Charity Fees

Charity membership fees include an annual membership fee, plus a levy on each donor recruited in the previous calendar year.

Charity fees for 2024 are:

$1,100 plus $1.95 per donor recruited in 2023.


Fundraising Agency Fees

Agency membership fees are based on a tiered structure depending on the number of donors supplied to charities in the previous year.

Agency fees for 2024 are:

Tier 1:  $ 3,300  | 0 – 10,000 donors
Tier 2:  $ 5,500  | 10,001 – 50,000 donors
Tier 3:  $11,000 | 50,001+ donors