It’s never an easy task. Every time we have to move a nominee in the Fundraising Professionals of the Year Awards from the “maybe” folder to the “no” folder, my heart breaks a little. And no matter how many judges we have in any given year, I’m the one who reads every single nomination, classifies them all, vets them down and passes them on. I read about the accomplishments, tireless dedication, major campaigns completed well over expectations and little, everyday niceties that make our nominees both stand out and, at the same time, represent the very best of fundraising
Following is a list of our winners of the 2012 Fundraising Professionals of the Year Awards. Click on the links to find out more about our stars in the Fundraising Professional of the Year, Lifetime Achievement, Fundraising Stars and Rising Stars categories.