On your bikes to create a brighter future
Cyclists in the financial planning community (and their friends!) can now register online to join the 2014 Future2 Wheel Classic. Help us raise $100,000 to give kids in need a better future.
This year's event, the fifth, lays down a challenge to cycle from Melbourne to Adelaide (13-19 November), arriving in the SA capital on the eve of the FPA Professionals Congress. The FPA is offering is a 10% discount on registration for the Congress to members who ride the Wheel Classic, and the potential of a 25% discount for higher fundraisers. An official jersey and wind vest are supplied to all registered Wheel Classic riders.
A special half-day registration is available on the first and last days of the ride for those short on time or fitness! If you'd like to be a part of the peleton as it leaves Melbourne on 13 November, or join its final leg into Adelaide on 19 November, Register now!.
Can't make it in November? The Virtual Wheel Classic is for cyclists who can't ride the Melbourne-Adelaide route but would like to combine their cycling with some fundraising. Join us virtually, and shadow the real thing!
2014 grants - a bumper year
Future2's 2014 Make the Difference! grants closed on 31 July with a record 90 applications. Shortlisting is under way and we'll be in touch with all applicants in September; those on our shortlist will be invited to submit more detailed information. The $70,000 in grants will be announced at the Future2 Gala Dinner on 20 November, at the FPA Professionals Congress in Adelaide.
Wow! your clients
with a birthday greeting
We all love to be remembered! So why not show your clients you're thinking of them with birthday wishes. Download the card designs and order form here or Order online. Every card you buy is a 40c donation to Future2 - every little helps! Watch out for details of Christmas Cards and hampers - coming soon.
Explore our Giving Hub
A new Future2 GIVING HUB is designed to make online giving and fundraising simple and fun. The hub is a network of microsites that make it easy to create a fundraising events, raise funds to mark special occasions, create or support professional event fundraising, or participate in a challenge event.
The Hub builds on the existing Future2 fundraising site hosted by Everyday Hero, which has provided a successful platform for online donations and registrations for fundraising events, including the annual Future2 Wheel Classic.
Hot off the presses
Our latest flyer tells the stories of Jack, Tom and Tara. They show you, better than we could ever do, why your support for Future2 is so important.
Download the flyer here
Email for printed copies.
Sponsorship, cyclist registrations and donations take Wheel Classic fundraising over half way to $100,000 target.
Renowned financial literacy advocate, philanthropist and media commentator, Paul Clitheroe AM, has accepted an invitation from the trustees of Future2 to be Patron of the Foundation.
Future2 recognises top fundraising achievement by an individual cyclist in the 2013 Future2 Wheel Classic with a presentation to Darren Stevens CFP of Godfrey Pembroke Canberra.
Photo: FPA ACT Chapter Chairman Rick Forster presents the trophy to Darren Stevens.
Hearts and Heroes - on film
Through Future2 you can help us make a lasting difference in the lives of those disadvantaged young Australians who need our help. Watch our short films, and you'll see the living proof!