Co-Founder and CEO – Small Non-Profits Alliance
Managing Director of Fish Community Solutions
Bianca is a passionate and enthusiastic fundraiser, with a mission to help small charities make a change for good in the world.
As the Founder and CEO of the Small Non-Profits Alliance and Managing Director of Fish Community Solutions, where she is sometimes known as The Fish Chick, Bianca has more than 16 years experience in the non-profit sector, specialising in strategy, fundraising and communications.
Bianca was awarded the inaugural FIA’s Young Fundraiser of the Year award and was a finalist in the Global Fundraiser of the Year. She was part of the Emerging Leaders Pacific Dialogue (2014), was short-listed in the Telstra Business Women’s Awards (2014) – Young Business Women’s Award category and was a finalist in the Victoria Univeristy Alumni Awards (2015).
Bianca also volunteers as a director on the board of a small international development organisation, indigo foundation.
Bianca has a Bachelor of Arts (Communications & Professional Writing) and holds the Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) accreditation. She is proud to be a Fellow of Fundraising Institute Australia (FIA).
Co-Founder and Director of Marketing and Operations – Small Non-Profits Alliance
Founder of The K Franc Social
Kirsty is passionate about working to make a difference in the world (as cliche as it sounds!) and her passion lies in empowering small non-profits to magnify their voice and be heard through clever and resourceful digital marketing solutions.
As a Co-Founder of the Small Non-Profits Alliance and the Founder and Director of The K Franc Social (one of the Alliance’s Service Partners), Kirsty has 17 years experience in the marketing, communications and media sectors, working across corporate business, government and the charity sector.
Kirsty began her career as a radio journalist at 2CA in Canberra and 2UE in Sydney, before moving into communications and marketing in government, commercial and non-profit organisations including the Queensland Police Service, travel company Wotif.com, RACQ CareFlight (now LifeFlight) and Alzheimer’s Australia.
Through her work at The K Franc Social, Kirsty has supported small non-profits and organisations across Australia, New Zealand and Asia to harness the power of social media and digital marketing.
Kirsty has a Bachelor of Communications (Journalism), and has served as a volunteer committee member of various community associations and organisations including the Queensland Hot Rod Show.
She has presented as a social media and digital marketing specialist at workshops, conferences and industry events around Australia, including for Fundraising Institute of Australia, Interactive Minds, Connecting Up and more.
You can connect with Kirsty on Twitter at @kirstywallett.