Award Categories

 

In 2017 there will be four awards for overall impact, personal passion and commitment, use of digital to amplify and harnessing the community for collective action.  All awards will be shortlisted by a panel of campaign, digital and community organising pros.

Winners of the Australian Progress Impact Award and the Do-gooder of the Year award will be decided by the people, with votes cast for the finalists chosen by the judges.

Finalists have been announced! 

 
 
 

PEOPLE'S CHOICE

Australian Progress Impact Award

The Impact Award will go to a campaign that has won momentous and meaningful change in 2017. Judges are on the lookout for campaigns which have demonstrated excellence in advocacy and community organising, and have leveraged their resources most effectively.

 
 

PEOPLE'S CHOICE

Do-gooder of the Year

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The Do-gooder of the year is an individual who has given above and beyond the call for the movement in 2017. Bonus points go to those who’ve done the hard yards without the fan fare, skillfully overcoming obstacles, and are inspirational and collaborative leaders! 

 
 

JUDGE'S CHOICE

Best use of Digital

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This award will go to craftiest, well executed (ok innovative, we used the word!)  use of digital, to tell a story and/or engage a target or audience. Extra points go to digital actions or tactics that can demonstrate a measurable and substantial impact.

 

JUDGE'S CHOICE

Best Community Powered Campaign

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This award goes to the campaign which did the best job at engaging, empowering and motivating people to take action. Bonus points for releasing control to the network, using a highly collaborative approach with supporters and creating long-term support for your cause.

 
 

Prizes!

(And more coming!)

Australian Progress Impact Award

  • Digital Storytellers storytelling support package valued at $2,500

  • $500 cash for your cause!

  • One ticket to the next FWD + Organise

  • Do Gooder Pro subscription for 12 months valued at $3,948

 

Do-gooder of the Year

  • One place in the Australian Progress management masterclass

  • A day pass for two people at Billabong Retreat, massages, yoga and more included!

  • One ticket to the next FWD + Organise Conference

  • A do-gooder book library for progressive campaigners valued at $200

 

Best use of Digital

  • One ticket to the next FWD + Organise Conference

  • Future Friendly 'Impact Radar' (half day w/leadership team) strategy consultation valued at $4,500

  • Do Gooder PRO subscription for 12 months valued at over $5,000

  • Campaign promotion to 1,000 Do Gooder leads valued at $1,300

 

Best Community Powered Campaign

  • One ticket to the next FWD + Organise Conference

  • Do Gooder PRO subscription for 12 months valued at over $5,000

  • Australian Progress Digital Bootcamp in Sydney valued at $2,000

  • A private team yoga session led by Sphinx Yoga