And the winners are…

The winners of the National Awards 2010 were finally announced at a star-spangled ceremony at the Institute of Fundraising’s National Convention last week. They are:
Best business/charity partnership (large charities) – The Royal British Legion with Hovis
Best business/charity partnership (small charities) – READ International with Big Yellow Self Storage
Best donor development ampaign – ActionAid
Most innovative fudnraising campaign – ActionAid
Best use of direct mail – WWF-UK’s Tiger Appeal 2009
Best use of e-media – Merlin’s email Haiti appeal
Best use of events – Shelter’s Vertical Rush 2009
Best use of face-to-face – Send a Cow
Best use of legacy fundraising – The Association for International Cancer Research (AICR)
Best use of payroll giving – ASOS with Workplace Giving UK
Best use of the telephone – ActionAid
Fundraising team of the year – War Child
Volunteer fundraiser of the year – Scott Cunningham for Guide Dogs
Best fundraising charity to work for – National Trust
Best up and coming fundraiser – David Milton, Childreach International
The Gill Astarita fundraiser of the year award – Sally Eastcott of AfriKids
Lifetime Contribution award – Russell Thompson OBE, director of fundraising, The Royal British Legion