2021 Fundraising Awards

Who are Australia’s best fundraising companies in the following categories:

  • 2021 Fundraising Company of the Year
  • Best Customer Service from a Fundraising Company
  • Best Eco-Friendly Fundraising Company
  • Best New Fundraising Company
  • People’s Choice Award (Awarded by popular vote from the finalists in the above categories)


Nominations Open: 12 August 2021

Entries Close: 7 September 2021

Finalists Announced: 14 September 2021

People’s Choice voting: 14 September – 8 October 2021

Winners Announced: 14 October 2021

Helpful Application Guides

Entry Guidelines

  • Nominations open on 12 August 2021
  • Any fundraising company listed with the Fundraising Directory can be nominated for the 2021 Fundraising Awards, and the nomination can be put forward by any party.
  • Only one nomination is required to qualify for the awards and there is no benefit in multiple nominations.
  • Upon nomination, an application form will be sent to the nominee. To confirm the entry, the completed application form must be submitted by the due date.
  • All entries must be submitted and received before 5pm AEDT on 7 September 2021.
  • You may enter more than one category, but each entry will require individual applications addressing the appropriate selection criteria.
  • To be eligible to enter the ‘Best New Fundraiser’ category, your offer must be no more 24 months old.
  • Entries that are incomplete, have extra elements outside requirements, or ignore word or time limits will miss out on consideration.
  • You will be able to commence the application process and finish it later.
  • We will confirm receipt of your entry via email and supply a ‘NOMINEE’ badge that may be displayed online at your discretion. We require that the image and/or text be linked back to either your online listing on the Fundraising Directory website or the awards page www.fundraisingdirectory.com.au/awards
  • Finalists for each category will be notified via email and announced on our website on 14 September 2021 and awarded a FINALIST Badge.
  • All category finalists will be automatically entered into the People’s Choice award, which is determined solely by public voting. People’s Choice voting closes on 8 October 2021.
  • Winners will be announced on the Fundraising Directory on 14 October 2021, with each winner receiving a half-page profile in the Term 4 issue of the Fundraising Directory eMagazine in addition to exposure on our website and across our social media channels and newsletters.
  • The judging panel will consist of 3 independent judges TBA
  • The judges’ decision is final with no discussions entered into.