Best Volunteer FundraiserFor any individual or group who has made a major contribution to fundraising, over a significant period, for one or more organisations without remuneration.Ben Smith – KidscapeDavid Hastings – Royal National Lifeboat Institution (Durham Branch)Layla Yarjani and Hortense Decaux – Unicef Next Generation LondonLorraine Coleman – Cancer Research UK Melanie May | 24 April 2017 | News Tagged with: Awards Institute of Fundraising AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis19 Best Legacy or In-Memoriam CampaignFor the campaign that demonstrates innovation linked to success in the use of legacy or in-memoriam fundraising.Barnardo’s – The Barnardo’s Will SchemeCancer Research UK – The Life GardenUnicef – We are the Generation Advertisement 99 total views, 1 views today Get in! So proud to see the Barnardo’s & @Qual_Solicitors Will Scheme shortlisted in great company for this prestigious award! #iofawards https://t.co/s1z3JhKIC0— Dylan Carroll (@DCarroll_OBT) April 24, 2017 Best Use of EventsFor the campaign that demonstrates the best use of event fundraising. Battersea Dogs and Cats Home – The Muddy Dog ChallengeBluebell Wood Children’s Hospice – Soapbox Derby 2016British Heart Foundation – London to Brighton Offroad Bike RideGuy’s & St Thomas’ Charity – Evelina London Zip 100 total views, 2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis19 Most Innovative Fundraising CampaignFor the campaign that demonstrates significant innovation in fundraising.Oxfam GB – My Oxfam App RNLI – Opt-in Communications CampaignWar Child – ArmisticeWWF – The Tiger Experience Fundraising Charity of the Year – LargeFor any charity that, through the use of teamwork, has achieved considerable and recognisable fundraising success. Alzheimer’s Research UKCats ProtectionCrisisWar Child Shortlist announced for 2017 IoF National Fundraising Awards Most Committed Company to the SectorFor a company that works alongside the sector and has demonstrated a true commitment to improving the fundraising capacities of the charities that it supports. donorfyJustGivingGivergyLegacy LinkHOME FundraisingLocal Hospice Lottery Fundraising Charity of the Year – SmallFor any charity that, through the use of teamwork, has achieved considerable and recognisable fundraising success. AutisticaBritish Hen Welfare TrustChiltern Open Air MuseumProvidence Row Yeeey wish me luck @caudwellkids @DCT_Charity @ioftweets fingers crossed ?? @RobdThorne @ThorneKarene https://t.co/xWC9euDqJC— Mia Thorne (@MiaThorne9) April 24, 2017 Best Use of DigitalFor the campaign that demonstrates the best use of digital in a fundraising campaign. Alzheimer’s Research UK – Running Down DementiaAlzheimer’s Society – Enabling increased giving online for the Alzheimer’s SocietyBritish Heart Foundation – Gift of Hope & Give in CelebrationYes2Ventures – Gardeners Rest Community Society Find out more about the nominees. We’re delighted to announce the National Fundraising Awards 2017 #iofawards shortlist! https://t.co/YQEoEC1H4E #volsec #charity #fundraising pic.twitter.com/rJUJp4f7zD— Chartered Institute of Fundraising (@CIOFtweets) April 24, 2017 Best Young FundraiserFor an individual or group of children who, by their hard work, dedication and example, have made a significant difference to the charity or charities for whom they have volunteered.Bobbi-Jane Potts – North East Hearts with Goals / Bobbi’s MissionCody McManus – Cody’s Christmas Tox BoyJames Goldberg and Friends – Cancer Research UKMia Thorne – Dreams Come True The Institute of Fundraising has announced the shortlist for the National Fundraising Awards, now in their 27th year. Each year the awards recognise excellent fundraising by charities, agencies and individual fundraisers. There are 14 categories including Best Fundraising Newcomer and Best Fundraising Charity of the Year, and Most Committed Company to the Sector.The awards are the only accolades in the sector for fundraisers by fundraisers. Those shortlisted demonstrate a range of dedication, creativity, determination and collaborative working.The winners will be announced at a celebratory evening ceremony and dinner at the Brewery in London on Monday 3rd July 2017, at the end of the first day of the IoF’s Fundraising Convention.The shortlists for 12 of the Awards were announced this morning. The remaining two individual awards – the Lifetime Contribution Award and Gill Astarita Fundraiser of the Year Award – will be announced on the night.Howard Lake, Chair of the judges, said:“The charities shortlisted for this year’s awards are an inspiration to us all. Their hard work, dedication, passion and innovation shine through in the stories and examples of excellent fundraising they represent. They are some of the best in the sector and as a fundraising community we should all be proud of them and offer our thanks and congratulations. We now look forward to finding out who the winners are at the National Awards ceremony on 3rd of July.”Ruth Ruderham, one of the judges, said:‘It was a great privilege to judge the National Fundraising Awards. As always, the shortlist was full of charities – both large and small – demonstrating best practice fundraising from which the rest of the sector can learn. But this year, I was particularly impressed by the way so many charities were being creative and finding new ways to really engage their supporters in their cause. The combination of excellence and innovative was really inspirational.’Shortlist for National Fundraising Awards 2017Best Business Charity PartnershipFor the best relationship between a charity and a business that provides mutual benefit to both parties.Autistica/Deutsche Bank – Deutsche Bank Charity of the YearBirmingham Children’s Hospital Charity/Wesleyan – Magnolia HouseMacmillan/NpowerPlace2Be/Bank of America Best Use of InsightFor the best campaign or strategy where data and insight have delivered a significant impact and driven success.The shortlist for this category is derived from the IoF Insight in Fundraising SIG Awards Best Fundraising NewcomerFor any professional fundraiser who, in the last two years, has shown aptitude, ability and success beyond their experience. Emma Smith – Cats ProtectionHayley Browning – Marie CurieLaura Woodhouse – ActionAidVictoria Smith – Birmingham St Mary’s Hospicehttps://twitter.com/browninghayley/status/856543929327656960?refsrc=email&s=11 ICYMI, yesterday @ioftweets announced that we made the shortlist for ‘most committed company to the sector’ ?? https://t.co/MKIDCXoSPO— Donorfy HQ (@donorfy) April 25, 2017 Best Individual Giving CampaignFor the campaign that demonstrates the best use of an individual giving campaign. Crisis – Crisis At ChristmasCrisis – Croydon Skylight AppealThe Duke of Edinburgh’s Award – Diamond ChallengeMacmillan – Christmas Futures Appeal About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via www.thepurplepim.com.