2019 Raise Awards

It’s time to celebrate YOU!

The annual RAISE Awards honor the vision, passion, and dedication of top fundraising professionals and their nonprofit organizations. Share your story and how you’re shaping the future of fundraising.

Entries will be accepted beginning April 1.

2019 Award Categories

Fundraiser of the Year

Fundraiser of the Year

This award acknowledges the Rock Stars among us, who aspire and inspire us each and every day. These individuals live out the organization’s mission, are dedicated to the donor experience, never stop learning, and always gives 100% to the cause.

Storyteller of the Year

Storyteller of the Year

This award goes to a Nonprofit recognized for excellence in communicating their purpose and vision through branding, narrative, and promotion that informs the mind and moves the heart. Share your story.

Innovative Nonprofit of the Year

Innovative Nonprofit of the Year

This award goes to the Nonprofit most marked by creativity in the fundraising process. This organization is one that pushes itself, inspires others, and consistently reaches for new heights by implementing new ideas.

Why Showcase Your Cause?

Your causes are at the center of everything we do. Stories of your creativity, success, and impact are what keep us going.

These awards are about you.

– Steve Johns, OneCause CEO

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I loved the addition of the awards … they remind us why we are there and why we do what we do!"
- Lynn Page, VP Program Strategy & Development, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital – ALSAC

2018 Award Winners

Nathan Helm
Boys & Girls Club, Noblesville, Indiana

Susan Bowers
Helene Foundation, Raleigh, North Carolina

Darcie Wells
March of Dimes, Greater Houston Area

Suzanne Stone
Susan G. Komen, Austin, Texas

Heather Burneson
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, National Capital Area Chapter

Check back to submit your story!

We will be accepting applications beginning April 1.

Entries will be reviewed by a committee of peer Nonprofit professionals and members of the OneCause team.