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Fundraising awards shortlist unveiled

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The winners will be announced by hosts the CIOF Scottish Fundraising Conference Committee.

The shortlist of nominees for a prestigious set of fundraising awards has been announced. 

The Scottish Fundraising Awards have unveiled the finalists in 2023’s awards ahead of the celebratory ceremony later this summer. 

The Scottish Fundraising Awards recognise and reward excellence in fundraising, whilst celebrating the achievements of professional fundraisers who are underpinning leading charities, voluntary organisations and social enterprises. 

Hosted by the CIOF Scottish Fundraising Conference Committee, this year's awards will be held on Tuesday 5 September 2023 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Glasgow Central.

The Conference Committee has reviewed and updated the nomination categories and were excited to receive nominations that showcase some of the most innovative and exceptional fundraising practices. 

Isla Campbell Lupton, joint chair of the Scottish Fundraising Conference Committee, said: “In the past 18 months charities have continued to make a meaningful difference across Scotland with incredible impact during ongoing crises. 

“Fundraisers are the vital conduit to make this happen and we are delighted to announce this year’s shortlist for the Chartered Institute of Fundraising Scotland – Scottish Fundraising Awards. 

“These awards recognise the outstanding people, contributions and achievements in the field of fundraising. 

“Join us in celebrating these remarkable people and charities who have made a profound change through their fundraising.”

The full shortlist of finalists is shown below, including three new categories for 2023. 

Best Legacy Campaign 

Erskine Veterans Charity, One Day  

Best Individual Giving Campaign 

CrossReach, CrossReach Winter Appeal 2022 – Jacqueline’s Story 

Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home, Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home Urgent Winter Appeal 

Best Marketing & Communications Campaign  

Mercy Corps Europe, Ukraine Crisis Response 

My Name'5 Doddie Foundation, Doddie Aid 2023 

Best Use of Event or Community Fundraising Initiative 

My Name'5 Doddie Foundation, Doddie Aid 2023 

Royal Zoological Society of Scotland, Giraffe About Town 

St. Andrew's Hospice, Tinto Hill Schools Challenge 

Best Partner Relationship: Corporate Fundraising 

Age Scotland, SGN 

SAMH - The Scottish Association for Mental Health, Deloitte – Edinburgh Office 

University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI), ScotWind Group 

Best Supporter Experience 

Cerebral Palsy Scotland, Reconnecting – bringing our supporters closer at Cerebral Palsy Scotland 

CrossReach, CrossReach membership programme 

Rising Star  

Clare Morrison, Scottish Families Affected by Alcohol and Drugs 

Eilidh Murrin, Worldwide Cancer Research 

Fundraiser of the Year  

Alison Acosta, Harmeny Education Trust 

Stephanie Shanks, Sight Scotland  

Fundraising Team of the Year 

Harmeny Fundraising Team ,Harmeny Education Trust  

Clare Morrison and Sarah Campbell, Scottish Families Affected by Alcohol and Drugs 

SiMBA’s (Simpson’s Memory Box Appeal) Fundraising and Communications Team, SiMBA