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2017 Finalists & State Winners

 

Individual Award State Winners:

Young Fundraiser of the Year

  • NSW - Charlotte Sangster EMFIA CFRE, Frontier Services
  • QLD - William Kirsop MFIA, CauseForce 
  • WA - Simone Yule MFIA, Curtin University

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Volunteer of the Year

  • NSW - May Cameron, nominated by Cerebral Palsy Alliance
  • VIC - Jan Grant, nominated by Australian National Academy of Music 
  • WA - Helen James & Gloria Grocott, nominated by Ronald McDonald House Perth 
  • WA - Vern & Lorraine Watson, nominated by Perth Children's Hospital Foundation

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Organisational Award Finalists:

Donor Acquisition

Over $5 million revenue:

  • Act for Peace - Act for Peace Ration Challenge (NSW)
  • Guide Dogs SA/NT - 2016 Acquisition Direct Mail Park (SA)

Under $5 million revenue:

  • Assistance Dogs Australia - Acquisition Swaps and Coops Campaign (NSW)
  • ActionAid - End FGM Acquisition Campaign (NSW)

  

Donor Renewal

Over $5 million revenue

  • Children's Cancer Institute - Charlie's Promise (NSW)
  • Guide Dogs SA/NT - Guide Dogs SA/NT 2016 Tax Aappeal (SA)
  • Peter MacCallum Cancer Foundation - Direct mail: Alive and kicking during taxing times - Peter Mac's record Tax Appeal 2016 (VIC)

Under $5 million revenue

  • VisAbility Guide Dogs WA Assistance Dogs Australia - Preparing a new generation of Guide Dogs: Creating a purposeful opportunity to engage and renew supporters (WA)
  • PetRescue - The Adoptables (WA)
  • Royal Flying Doctor Services Victoria (RFDS VIC) - Life-saving Medical Equipment Replacement Appeal (VIC)
  • Sydney Symphony Orchestra - Your Orchestra Begins With You (NSW)

 

Major Gifts

Over $5 million revenue

  • Australian Conservation Foundation (ACF) - Nature's Champions (VIC)
  • Oxfam - The Oxfam Circle - Oxfam Australia's key supporter stewardship program (VIC)
  • Perth Children's Hospital Foundation - Emerging Leaders in Philanthropy (WA)

Under $5 million revenue

  •  No finalists in 2017

      

Bequests/Gifts in Wills

Over $5 million revenue

  • Bush Heritage Australia - Bush Legacy Circle & bequest reconfirmation campaign (VIC)
  • Cancer Council NSW - Bequest Innovation (NSW)
  • Peter MacCallum Cancer Foundation - Where there's a Will there's a way. Peter Mac's record year for Confirmed Bequestors - Triumph through Targeting Tenacity (VIC)

Under $5 million revenue

  • Assistance Dogs Australia - Gifts in Wills Relationship and Growth Campaign (NSW)
  • Indigenous Community Volunteers - ICV Bequest Encouragement Campaign (ACT)

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Capital Campaigns

Over $5 million revenue

  • University of Melbourne - Believe - the Campaign for the University of Melbourne (VIC)

 Under $5 million revenue

  • No finalists in 2017

 

Special Events

Over $5 million revenue

  • Asylum Seeker Resource Centre - ASRC Telethon on World Refugee Day (VIC)
  • Act for Peace - Act for Peace Ration Challenge (NSW)
  • Cure Brain Cancer Foundation - Charlie's Million$Mission (NSW)
  • Peter MacCallum Cancer Foundation - Racing to success by maximising income through mass participation fundraising events (VIC)

Under $5 million revenue

  • Women's Legal Service Queensland - Dancing CEOs 2016 (QLD)
  • Give Where You Live Foundation - Surf Coast Trek 2016 (VIC)
  • Kids Under Cover - The Cubby House Challenge (VIC)

 

Special or Emergency Projects

Over $5 million revenue          

  • No finalists in 2017

Under $5 million revenue

  • No finalists in 2017