The closing date for this year’s IoF National Fundraising Awards is 24th March.
The National Fundraising Awards recognise and reward fundraising excellence and best practice in the voluntary sector. This year, they take place on 3rd July at The Brewery, London, during the IoF National Fundraising Convention, and will be hosted by comedian Stephen K Amos.
The awards are free to enter, and this year’s categories are:
- Best Business-Charity Partnership
- Best Individual Giving Campaign
- Best Use of Digital
- Best Use of Events
- Best Legacy or In-Memoriam Campaign
- Fundraising Charity of the Year – Large (over £5 million total annual income)
- Fundraising Charity of the Year – Small (under £5 million total annual income)
- Most Innovative Fundraising Campaign
- Best Fundraising Newcomer
- Best Young Fundraiser (15 years or under)
- Best Volunteer Fundraiser
- Most Committed Company to the Sector
- Gill Astarita Fundraiser of the Year
- Lifetime Contribution to Fundraising
The judging panel is this year chaired by UK Fundraising’s very own Howard Lake, and includes Lucy Caldicott from the Fundraising Regulator, Tim Hunter, director of fundraising at Oxfam, Harpreet Kondel, commissioner at the Commission on the Donor Experience, and Ruth Ruderham, director of development at Prince’s Trust.