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Call for Arthur Venn Award Nominations

Monday, 9th October 2006 at 1:10 pm
Staff Reporter
The Fundraising Institute – Australia is calling for nominations for the prestigious Arthur Venn Award of Excellence.

Monday, 9th October 2006
at 1:10 pm
Staff Reporter



Call for Arthur Venn Award Nominations
Monday, 9th October 2006 at 1:10 pm

The Fundraising Institute – Australia is calling for nominations for the prestigious Arthur Venn Award of Excellence.

FIA (Chapter One) has established this Award to acknowledge the significant and highly valued contribution to the fundraising profession made by Arthur Venn since 1956. The Inaugural Award was presented in 1997.

The Arthur Venn Award of Excellence rewards an FIA Chapter One member who has made an outstanding contribution to fundraising in Victoria. The aim of the award is to increase the profile and visibility of philanthropy whilst acknowledging the recipient’s outstanding attributes.

To be eligible, the nominated person must be a financial FIA Chapter One member who displays excellence in one or more of the following:
– Demonstrated fundraising excellence over at least the preceding three years
– Professional support given to fundraising colleagues
– General contributions to the profession through participation in FIA activities.

As well as professional and peer recognition for their outstanding contribution to philanthropy, the winner will receive $1,000 redeemable on professional development.

The closing date is 31st October 2006.

Judging will be based on written applications only. Please address the following three selection criteria with no more than 200 words on each.
Achievements – bring to the forefront outstanding career highlights and achievements and how they have been instrumental in the success of your nominee.
Leadership – demonstrate the ability of the nominee to provide leadership within the fundraising profession and through community involvement.
Mentoring – detail networking / mentoring techniques used and the role of your nominee in encouraging others to recognise and develop their career potential.

Judging for the Award
The FIA Chapter One Executive will determine the judging panel, which will consist of the Chapter One President, Vice-President and two additional nominees. Arthur Venn is invited as part of the panel.

All Nominations are to be sent to:
FIA Chapter One Secretariat
Fundraising Institute-Australia (Victoria/ Tasmania)
Level 1, 210-212 Canterbury Road
marked ‘Arthur Venn Award of Excellence’.

If you would like a nomination form just send us an email with the words FIA Arthur Venn Award in the subject line to

All nominations and supporting documents are dealt with in confidence.

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