Russia: Winners of the Golden Cat awards for fundraising
Winners of the annual Golden Cat award announced
Nine CSOs were awarded, and six special prizes were presented to organisations.
The Association of Fundraisers honoured the winners of the 2022 Golden Cat award for achievements in fundraising for charitable and social projects. Winners received statuettes; book sets from the Need Help Foundation and Timchenko Foundation; and invitations to the Philanthropists and Patrons Forum and the 2023 White Nights Fundraiser.
The winners of the Best Fundraising Campaign were:
- the Big Golden Cat was awarded to the children’s aid organization “Zvezdny Rain” from Chelyabisnk;
- the Small Golden Cat was awarded to the Fidelity Animal Rehabilitation and Adaptation Centre from the Yaroslavl region;
- and the Moscow Golden Cat was awarded to the children and family aid foundation, Providence.
The winners of the Best Offline Fundraising Event were:
- the Big Golden Cat was awarded to the Alena Petrova Foundation in Tomsk;
- the Small Golden Cat was awarded to the Families Together Foundation from Moscow;
- and the Moscow Golden Cat was awarded to the Dogs Who Love Animals Foundation.
The winners of the Best Campaign Using Volunteer Fundraising Technology were:
- the Big Golden Cat was awarded to Change One Life, a Moscow-based foundation helping find homes for orphans;
- the Small Golden Cat was awarded to the Yom Yom Inclusive Centre, a social services organisation from St. Petersburg;
- and the Moscow Golden Cat was awarded to foundation More Than You Can for developing inclusivity in sports.
The Best Fundraising Campaign Within the #GivingTuesday Campaign special prize went to the “Sreda” Centre for Cultural Development for their #GivingTuesday project.
Special prizes for The Best Fundraising Website were awarded to the WWF, the Igra Foundation, and the Committee Against Torture’s charity foundation for victims.
Anti-Crisis Fundraising prizes were awarded to Light, a St. Petersburg foundation supporting children with cancer, and the New Economic School, private higher-education institution in Moscow.
Translated by: Spencer Michaels