2022 Award Winners

Thank you to everyone who submitted an entry for the 2022 FIA Awards for Excellence in Fundraising. Judges agreed that this year’s submissions were of a particularly high standard and the competition was tight across several categories.

Thank you to our Principal Sponsors of the Awards for Excellence in Fundraising



Award Winners:

Most Innovative Campaign

Proudly Sponsored by

Lighthouse Foundation

Best Supporter Experience

MS Queensland
Best at Thank you

Fundraising Impact through Creativity

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Asylum Seeker Resource Centre
ASRC Telethon on World Refugee Day

High Commendation

Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research
Perkins Steps to Better Health Campaign

The Smith Family
“I had no idea” – The Smith Family – Child Sponsorship DRTV Campaign

Impact on a Shoestring

Bears Of Hope Pregnancy & Infant Loss Support Inc
Choosing Hope – A Walk of Honour & Remembrance in support of bereaved families

High Commendation

Bendigo Health Fundraising & Foundation
How a Christmas Appeal evolved a centre for paediatric excellence

Best Strategic Partnership

Brotherhood of St Laurence
Brotherhood of St. Laurence and Citi Foundation: Youth Employment

High Commendation

Australian Red Cross & Save the Children
Red Cross / Save the Children / QBE Global Disaster Relief and Resilience Partnership

The Smith Family
Ampol and The Smith Family

Impact through Events

Cancer Council NSW
The Longest Day

Children’s Cancer Institute
Children’s Cancer Institute’s CEO Dare to Cure

High Commendation 

Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research
Walk for Women’s Cancer

Best Pivot Campaign or Initiative

Proudly Sponsored by

Wayside Chapel
Wayside Chapel’s Long Walk Home 2020

Fundraising Impact Through Technology 

Proudly Sponsored by

Telco Together Foundation
Small Change Big Change

High Commendation

World Animal Protection
Digital Acquisition Gifts in Wills Campaign

Supplier Team of the Year

Donor Republic
Nominated by: Foodbank NSW & ACT

High Commendation

Adflex Marketing
Nominated by: Royal Life Saving Society WA

Engage & Experience
Nominated by: Vision Australia

Most Outstanding Fundraising Project

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MS Queensland
Best at Thank you

Volunteer of the Year

Proudly Sponsored by

Betty Webb
Volunteer at The Smith Family

Fundraising Team of the Year

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Royal Flying Doctor Service Victoria
Team Fundraising & Philanthropy

High Commendation

MS Queensland
Supporter Impact Team


Young Fundraiser of the Year

Proudly sponsored by

Tom Hansford

High Commendation

Alexandra Dobbing MFIA

Fundraising Champion of the Year

Cameron Kerr AO
Taronga Conservation Society Australia

Sister Angela Mary Doyle AO
Mater Foundation

Fundraiser of the Year

Carl Young FFIA CFRE

Arthur Venn Lifetime Achievement Award

Proudly Sponsored by

Roewen Wishart FFIA CFRE