Fundraisers recognised in 40th FIA National Awards
Major change-makers in the fundraising space have been recognised for their work at the Fundraising Institute Australia’s (FIA) 2019 national awards.
FIA’s 2019 National Awards for Excellence in Fundraising is a key event in fundraising, with over 400 professionals, agencies and suppliers attending the event this year.
CEO of FIA, Katherine Raskob, said: “The FIA Awards recognise the collective good work and impact of the fundraising sector in Australia.
“They honour excellent fundraising campaigns, best practice and accomplishments of some very talented individuals and teams.”
Awards in 13 categories were handed out, with Plan International Australia, the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research and Guide Dogs QLD receiving two awards.
“We congratulate our nominees and winners, all of whom have demonstrated excellent fundraising practice over the past year,” Raskob said.
“The Awards are now in their 40th year and I’m pleased to see our members continue to demonstrate passion and dedication in their efforts to deliver excellent fundraising.”
This years’ winners are:
Arthur Venn Fundraiser of the Year: Meredith Dwyer FFIA CFRE, HomeMade Digital Australia
National Young Fundraiser of the Year: Alan White MFIA CFRE, Asylum Seekers Resource Centre
National Fundraising Team of the Year: Peter MacCallum Cancer Foundation Team
Most Innovative Campaign: Plan International Australia for Change For Girls – A New Regular Giving Product For Plan International Australia
Most Outstanding Fundraising Project: Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research, Chair in Cardiovascular Disease Campaign
Donor Acquisition Over $5 Million: Plan International Australia for Change For Girls – A New Regular Giving Product For Plan International Australia
Donor Acquisition Under $5 Million: Guide Dogs QLD for 2018 Acquisition Campaign
Donor Renewal Over $5 Million: Leukaemia Foundation of Australia for 2018 Tax Appeal
Donor Renewal Under $5 Million: Guide Dogs QLD for 2018 Tax Appeal
Major Gifts Under $5 Million: Orygen Youth Mental Health for Substance Use Prevention for Youth Mental Health
Capital Campaigns Under $5 Million: Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research, Chair in Cardiovascular Disease Campaign
Special Events Over $5 Million: Mater Foundation for 2018 RACQ International Women’s Day Fun Run
Special Events Under $5 Million: Variety – The Children’s Charity of QLD for 2018 Yamaha Variety Jet Trek (Sydney to Yamba)