FIA National Awards for Excellence in Fundraising 2011 – National Winners

Organisation Awards

The 2011 Awards comprise the following six Category Awards, each in two divisions:
Division A – Organisations with less than 5 million revenue (excluding bequest revenue); and
Division B – Organisations with more than 5 million revenue (excluding bequest revenue)

Fundraising Campaign of the Year 2011

‘Christopher’s Letter’, The Salvation Army

Capital/Major Gifts Campaign

Division A category winner
‘ACU Chair in Identity and Curriculum in Catholic Education’, Australian Catholic University

Division B category winner
‘Dr Chau Chak Wing Building : Major Gifts Campaign’, University of Technology Sydney

Acquisition Campaign

Division B category winner
‘Christopher’s Letter’, The Salvation Army

Highly Commended – Division A category
‘St Vincent’s Hospital Acquisition Telephone Fundraising Campaign’, St Vincent’s Hospital

Highly Commended – Division B category
‘The gift of hope’, Peter MacCallum Cancer Foundation

Renewal Campaign

Division A category winner
‘Westmead Medical Research Foundation Tax Appeal 2010’, Westmead Medical Research Foundation

Division B category winner
‘Sydney Development Fund – 2010 Tax Campaign’, The University of Sydney

Special Events Campaign

Division A category winner
‘2010 Vinnies CEO Sleepout’, St Vincent de Paul Society (SA) Inc

Division B category winner
‘Leukaemia Foundation World’s Greatest Shave 2010’, Leukaemia Foundation

Highly Commended – Division B category
‘Variety Santa Fun Run- Special Event Category’, Variety the Children’s Charity NSW

‘Everest Virtual Challenge’, Royal Children’s Hospital Foundation

Bequest Campaign

Highly Commended Division B category
‘THINK ABOUT IT’, Florey Neuroscience Institutes

Fundraising Marketing Campaign

Division A category winner
‘Lifeline’s Stress Down Day’, Lifeline Australia

Highly Commended – Division A category
‘PlayAir Campaign’, The Song Room

Division B category winner
‘Just Add Water’, Australian Conservation Foundation

Individual Awards

Volunteer of the Year

Ada Banks, Cancer Council Queensland

Arthur Venn Professional Fundraiser of the Year

Melisa Smith, Development Manager, University of Technology, Sydney