FIAP members make public commitments to improve financial wellbeing in their sphere of influence. Before inviting an organisation to join the FIAP, Good Shepherd and the FIAP Advisory Group conduct due diligence to ensure the organisation’s purpose, operations, and impact, align with its program goals. Any organisation with an exploitative core business model is excluded. For example, […]
Yes, the FIAP program occasionally runs events designed to connect a broad range of community organisations interested in financial inclusion and wellbeing. See our Events page for more information. We also run quarterly events for our members, with the aim of supporting them to implement their action plans and connect to other FIAP champions and […]
A FIAP is a demonstration that an organisation is making commitments to improve the way they work towards greater financial inclusion and wellbeing. We work with EY to track progress against these commitments, but this does not represent an audit or an endorsement of the organisation as a whole.
FIAP members get access to dedicated Community of Practice events and a knowledge portal to help learn about financial inclusion and wellbeing, and connect to other members. Membership also includes support from Good Shepherd to develop, launch, implement, and report on progress for an Action Plan. This support will typically include several facilitated workshops and […]
National members pay an annual membership fee, which supports the program and includes support from Good Shepherd and EY to develop, launch, implement, and verify the FIAP. Membership fees vary according to the size of the organisation, with special rates for not-for-profits. Please contact us to find out more. Place-based members do not pay a fee, […]
A Financial Inclusion Action Plan. Organisations with FIAPs make public commitments to work on actions that will increase financial inclusion and financial wellbeing within their own sphere of influence. These can either be plans for one organisation, or part of a place-based action plan bringing tother multiple organisations. The plans are developed as part of […]