Fundraiser of the Year Award


Nominations  are invited from IoF SW members to this annual award sponsored by Shine Charity 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 31st October 2018 and the results will be announced at the Autumn Conference in Exeter on the 13th November 2018. 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), Jackie Dawkins (Director, Shine Charity Recruitment) and Rebecca Worth (Committee Member, Institute of Fundraising South West). 

WINNER FROM 2017: Harry Gardner, Corporate Fundraiser from Meningitis Now


‘’I was ecstatic to have won 2017 IOF South West Fundraiser of the year.  I really couldn’t believe it. I am so very passionate about my profession and to have my hard work recognised through winning this amazing award really means so much to me. Thank you again to the IOF SW for the award and to Shine Recruitment for the truly wonderful prizes.’’

harry gardner