Previous Winner Reviews

Find out below what winning an FIA Award for Excellence in Fundraising has meant to previous winners:

2022 Winners

Tom Hansford
2022 Young Fundraiser of the Year

Carl Young FFIA CFRE
2022 Fundraiser of the Year

Bears Of Hope Pregnancy & Infant Loss Support Inc
2022 Impact on a Shoestring

Roewen Wishart FFIA
2022 Arthur Venn Lifetime Achievement Award

Cancer Council
2022 Joint Winner Impact Through Events

2021 Winners

Trudi Mitchell FFIA
2021 Fundraiser of the Year

Alix Katala MFIA
SA Young Fundraiser of the Year

Lifeline Australia
2021 Joint Winner Best Pivot Campaign or Initiative

Starlight Children’s Foundation
2021 NSW Fundraising Team of the Year

Dr Wendy Scaife FFIA
2021 Arthur Venn Lifetime Achievement Award

Luke Toebelmann
2021 Young Fundraiser of the Year

Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research
2021 Best Support Experience

Arts Centre Melbourne
2021 Joint Winner Best Pivot Campaign or Initiative
2021 Most Outstanding Fundraising Project

2020 Winners

Steffi Chang
2020 Young Fundraiser of the Year

Martin Paul FFIA
2020 Arthur Venn Fundraiser of the Year

Multiple Sclerosis Limited
2020 Most Outstanding Fundraising Project & Impact Through Event

Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section): Fundraising & Philanthropy Team
2020 Fundraising Team of the Year

Asylum Seeker Resource Centre (ASRC)
2020 Joint Winner Fundraising Impact Through Creativity

MS Queensland
2020 Joint Winner Fundraising Impact Through Creativity

UNICEF Australia
2020 Most Innovative Campaign

Tessa Irwin EMFIA CFRE
NSW Young Fundraiser of the Year

Imogene Grant
Queensland Young Fundraiser of the Year

Ethiopiaid Australia
Victorian Fundraising Team of the Year

2019 Winners

Meredith Dwyer FFIA CFRE
2019 Arthur Venn Fundraiser of the Year

Mater Foundation
2019 Special Events, over $5 million

Peter MacCallum Cancer Foundation
2019 Fundraising Team of the Year

2017 Winners

Charlotte Sangster EMFIA CFRE
2017 Young Fundraiser of the Year

Jo Garner FFIA CFRE
2017 Arthur Venn Fundraiser of the Year

University of Melbourne
2017 Capital Campaigns and Most Outstanding Fundraising Project

Act for Peace
2017 Donor Acquisition, Special Events and Most Innovative Campaign

Bush Heritage2017 Bequests/Gifts in Wills, over $5 million

ActionAid
2017 Donor Acquisition, under $5 million

2016 and prior

Peter Dalton FFIA CFRE
2016 Arthur Venn Fundraiser of the Year

Jennifer Doubell FFIA CFRE
2016 Arthur Venn Fundraiser of the Year

Andrew Sabatino MFIA (SA)
2016 Young Fundraiser of the Year

Oxfam VIC
2016 Emergency Relief & Most Outstanding Fundraising Project

Royal Life Saving Society WA
2016 Donor Acquisition

Alexandra Struthers MFIA (QLD)
2015 Young Fundraiser of the Year

Mater Foundation (QLD)
2015 Most Outstanding Fundraising Project

Assistance Dogs Australia (NSW)
2015 Bequests/Gifts in Wills

Margaret Scott FFIA CFRE (QLD)
2014 Arthur Venn Fundraiser of the Year

Ashlie Hirniak MFIA (WA)
2014 Young Fundraiser of the Year

Melita Griffin MFIA (TAS)
2014 Young Fundraiser of the Year

Ronald McDonald House Perth (WA)
2014 Donor Upgrade, Capital Campaigns

Peter MacCallum Cancer Foundation (VIC)
Multiple Award Winner

Zoos Victoria (VIC)
2014 Most Effective Creative Campaign

Bianca Crocker MFIA
2012 Young Fundraiser of the Year