Now in its 2nd year the Fundraising Awards took place last week and the winners were. The awards had just 70 nominations in 3 main categories and 6 sub categories. Would be great to see more nominations next year.
The winners were
The 2009 Fundraiser of the Year Award for large organisations went to Michael Sheridan of the Mercy University Hospital Foundation.
The Fundraiser of the Year Award for small organisations went to Stuart McLaughlin of Business to Arts,
The Simon Communities of Ireland scooped the Fundraising Campaign of The Year Award (large organisations) for their CRH Simon Safety Challenge campaign,
The Down Syndrome Centre won Fundraising Campaign of The Year (small organisations) for their Buy My Dress campaign.
The Voluntary Fundraiser of the Year Award for over €100,000 raised went to Margaret Gill for Self Help Africa, and Michael Hilary won in the category Voluntary Fundraiser of the Year (under €100,000 raised) for his work with the Camphill Communities of Ireland.
The full list of nominees is here