FIA National Awards for Excellence in Fundraising 2014 – National Winners

The winners for the 2014 Awards for Excellence:

The 2014 National Awards Booklet is available online.

Organisational Awards

The 2014 Awards were judged in two divisions for each category:

  • Under $5 million revenue (excluding bequest revenue); and
  • Over $5 million revenue (excluding bequest revenue).

Donor Acquisition Campaign

Programs, campaigns or projects to acquire new donors to support the ongoing work of the organisation.

Over $5 million revenue winners:

  • Cerebral Palsy Alliance – ‘Direct Mail Donor Acquisition’
  • Peter MacCallum Cancer Foundation – ‘Premium Acquisition May 2013’

Under $5 million revenue winner:

  • International Women’s Development Agency – ‘Tax Appeal 2013: Invest in Equality’

Under $5 million revenue highly commended:

  • Mission Aviation Fellowship -<em”> ‘Jerrycans of Fuel for Father’s Day’

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Donor Renewal Campaign 

Over $5 million revenue winner:

  • Peter MacCallum Cancer Foundation – ‘Donor Renewal Tax Appeal 2013’

Over $5 million revenue highly commended:

  • Bush Heritage Australia – ‘Naree Station – Bush Heritage Summer Appeal 2012’

Under $5 million revenue winner:

  • Schizophrenia Research Institute – ‘Schizophrenia Research Institute Tax Appeal 2013′

Under $5 million revenue highly commended:

  • Guide Dogs SA/NT – ‘Little Girl, Big Dreams – Guide Dogs SA/NT Tax Time Appeal’
  • Sydney Legacy – ‘Sydney Legacy Remembrance Day Appeal 2013’

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Donor Upgrade Campaign

Bequest Campaign winner:

  • Peter MacCallum Cancer Foundation – ‘Data driven Bequest development: from lasting legacy conversations to contested estates’

Capital Campaign winner:

  • Ronald McDonald House Perth – ‘Ronald McDonald House Stronger Together Campaign’

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Special Projects

Over $5 million revenue winner:

  • Zoos Victoria – ‘Melbourne Zoo’s 150th Anniversary Mali in the City Campaign’

Under $5 million revenue winner:

  • Hutt Street Centre – ‘walk a mile in my boots’

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Principal Awards

The Most Effective Creative Campaign

The winner is: Zoos Victoria – ‘Melbourne Zoo’s 150th Anniversary Mali in the City Campaign’

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The Most Outstanding Fundraising Project

The winner is: Peter MacCallum Cancer Foundation – ‘Data driven Bequest development: from lasting legacy conversations to contested estates’

Highly commended: Schizophrenia Research Institute – ‘Schizophrenia Research Institute Tax Appeal 2013′

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Individual Awards

Arthur Venn Fundraiser of the Year
The winner of the 2014 Arthur Venn Fundraiser of the Year is:

Margaret Scott FFIA CFRE Margaret Scott & Associates

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Young Fundraiser of the Year

The 2014 Young Fundraiser of the Year winners are:

Ashlie Hirniak MFIA
Chanel 7 Telethon Trust
Melita Griffin MFIA
Heart Foundation

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Volunteer of the year
The 2014 Volunteer of the Year winner is:

Graeme Eggleston, NSW

Nominated by Camp Quality

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