Fundraiser of the Year Award


Nominations are invited from IoF SW members to this annual award sponsored by Polly Symondson Recruitment.

We are looking for passion, dedication, innovation, creativity, a commitment to professional development and evidence of successful fundraising campaigns. Whether your fundraiser is at the beginning of their career or a seasoned professional, we would like to hear from you. We want to celebrate the fantastic work our fundraisers do for their charities.

We will need your entry by 1st November 2019 and the results will be announced at the Autumn Conference in Exeter on 19 November 2019. The winner will receive a trophy and a night's stay with dinner, bed and breakfast at a fantastic hotel.

In addition, this year we will be presenting a Lifetime Achievement Award for outstanding contribution to Fundraising. This will also be announced at the Autumn Conference. Entries are not required for this award, the judging panel will identify the recipient from recommendations by the Institute of Fundraising.

Please complete and submit the entry form here
. The judging panel will consist of Paul Courtney (Chair, Institute of Fundraising South West), Polly Symondson (Director, Polly Symondson Recruitment), Jackie Dawkins (Director, Shine Charity Recruitment) and Rebecca Worth (Committee Member, Institute of Fundraising South West)

WINNER FROM 2019: Amie Bull, Freelance Fundraiser

"I was thrilled to even be nominated for IoF SW Fundraiser of the Year and to win is just overwhelming! The charities I support and the people they help are my passion and motivation. I really love what I do and to be recognised within the fundraising community is just wonderful and I feel very proud and honoured.  Thank you to everyone involved and to the IoF, Polly Symondson and Shine Recruitment for the lovely gifts."

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