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Organizer Fundraising Institute Australia (FIA)
Submission deadline 4 Sep 2020 5:00pm AEST (about 1 year ago)
In your time zone: Sep 4 3am EDT
Date Awarded 26 Feb 2021 5:00pm AEDT (8 months ago)
In your time zone: Feb 26 1am EST
Region APAC

Fundraising Institute Australia is delighted to launch the 2021 FIA Awards for Excellence in Fundraising. These awards provide a platform and opportunity for Australian fundraisers to tell their organisation’s story and to profile and reward their fundraising teams and volunteers through showcasing the impactful work they undertake every day.

Why should you enter?
• ​There are many benefits to entering the awards, including:
• To celebrate your, and your team’s, hard work and achievements during the year
• Show your organisation’s leadership and your Board and stakeholders that you excel in fundraising and how your achievements compared with others in the sector
• The FIA Awards for Excellence in Fundraising provide a benchmark for excellence. By entering, you can align your organisation’s work with the best in the sector and reward your staff for the creative, impactful and innovative work that they do.
• Use the application process as a best-practice review of the campaigns you have undertaken over the past year
• Showcase innovation and best practice to your peers and provide others with an insight on why they would want to work with your organisation
• Take pride that you, or your organisation, are finalists and/or winners in the most prestigious awards for our sector.

Past winners

2020 Winners

Arthur Venn Fundraiser of the Year:
• Martin Paul FFIA

Young Fundraiser of the Year:
• Steffi Chang MFIA (VIC)

Fundraising Team of the Year:
• Royal Flying Doctor Service Queensland Division (QLD)

Volunteer of the Year:
• Sister Rita Malavisi for Asylum Seeker Resource Centre (VIC)

Most Outstanding Fundraising Project:
• Multiple Sclerosis Limited – The All New MS Readathon – From the Final Page to Fantastic Future (NSW)

Most Innovative Campaign:
• UNICEF Australia – We are the Generation Gifts in Wills Campaign (NSW).

Best Supporter Experience:
• Peter MacCallum Cancer Foundation – A robot, a donor, a matched gift and a life saved (VIC)

Fundraising Impact through Creativity:
• Asylum Seeker Resource Centre – You can be the difference – ASRC Winter Appeal 2019 (VIC)
• MS Queensland – The Michael & Isabelle Campaign (QLD).

Impact on a Shoestring:
• Asylum Seeker Resource Centre – Feast 4 Freedom (VIC)

Best Strategic Partnership:
• Starlight Children's Foundation and EB Games – The Power of Games: Starlight & EB Games (NSW)

Impact through Events:
• Multiple Sclerosis Limited – The All New MS Readathon – From the Final Page to Fantastic Future (NSW)

Supplier Team of the Year:
• HomeMade Digital Australia – Nominated by Peter MacCallum Cancer Foundation​