20 organisations were nominated, and the winners were announced on 5th May at the London Science Museum.
The winners are:
• The Richmond Associates Award for Best Campaign over £100,000: Scottish Opera – Building for the Future
• The Brown Creative Award for Best Campaign under £100,000: Royal Opera House – Pointe Shoes Appeal
• Best Corporate Partnership: Artichoke – Lumiere London
• Best use of Digital Channels in a Fundraising Campaign: Art Fund – Art Happens
• Best Individual Giving Campaign: Battersea Arts Centre – Phoenix Campaign
• The National Arts Fundraising School Award for Innovation: The Hallé – for their use of the Corporate Choirs to build connections with potential supporters, building a synergy between stewardship and their artistic work.
The winners were chosen by a panel of judges, including Bernard Ross, =mc and National Arts Fundraising School Founder-Director; Philly Graham and David Burgess, =mc Consultants and co-leaders of the National Arts Fundraising School; Clare Titley, Director of Philanthropy, Arts Council England; Sue Fisher, Director of Development, Science Museum, and Régis Cochefert, Paul Hamlyn Foundation.
Bernard Ross, director at =mc said:
“What all the winners had in common, was a strong underlying strategy in their campaigns, a donor-centred approach coupled with some truly aspirational innovation and creative spirit in the way in which they carried out their work.”
Picture: Emcees Awards 2016 winners
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