Fundraising Videos

Short Videos

Judges' Report

65 Entries

Gold Award

Oregon Health & Science University  - You Set Everything in Motion

Oregon Health & Science University

  • This video was part of a multimedia campaign to promote year-end giving to OHSU Doernbecher Children's Hospital.

Silver Awards

Washington State University - WSU Cougs Feeding Cougs Giving Tuesday Video

Washington State University

  • WSU's Giving Tuesday campaign was for the Cougs Feeding Cougs program, which allows students facing food insecurity to anonymously request RDA (dining funds) in $10 increments.

Middlebury College (Vermont) - Happy Holidays and Happy Memories

Middlebury College

  • Every year, Middlebury College produces a holiday greeting that is sent to alumni. This year's concept was to invoke a sense of nostalgia by utilizing archived winter footage, taking the viewer on a 50-year journey decade by decade up to the present. Voiceover of alumni talking about their favorite winter memories ties everything together.

Denison University (Ohio) - Unlocking Potential: The Annual Fund

Denison University

  • Denison University publicly launched its most ambitious, comprehensive capital campaign in October of 2017. The campaign is called Unlocking Potential: Investing in Denison. One of the institution's strategic priorities was to grow the annual fund.

Bronze Award

University of Birmingham (United Kingdom) - 10,000 Lives Appeal Video

University of Birmingham

  • This video was a significant part of the launch of the University of Birmingham's new fundraising and volunteering appeal, 10,000 Lives. The appeal aims to create life-changing opportunities for 10,000 young people; raising aspirations in 11-18 year olds, developing confident and employable students and supporting young alumni as they start post-university life.

Long Videos

Judges' Report

43 Entries

Gold Award

Baylor School (Tennessee) - Forever Forward: The Campaign for Baylor School
Baylor University

  • The Baylor School Forever Forward video was created for a gala to kick off the public phase of a $45 million Forever Forward capital campaign in March 2017. It has since been used on the website, at campaign events, alumni gatherings and for individual donor solicitations.

Florida State University - Raise the Torch for First-Generation College Students

Florida State University

  • This video was designed to raise awareness about and raise funds for the Center for Academic Retention and Enhancement among key donors and prospects at Florida State University. CARE is a multifaceted center that provides preparation, orientation, and academic support programming for first-generation college students who face unique challenges in college because of economic and educational circumstances.

Silver Awards

Punahou School (Hawaii) - Educating for a Sustainable Future

Punahou School

  • Punahou School is the largest independent K-12 school on a single campus in the U.S., located in Honolulu, Hawai‘i, with 3,750 students. In the 2015-2016 academic year, it launched its first-ever comprehensive fundraising campaign, "Ku‘u Punahou," to support future aspirations for teaching and learning.

University of Waterloo (Canada) - #WeBelongInTech: Waterloo's Women in Computer Science Campaign Video

University of Waterloo

  • This video is the core of the #WeBelongInTech fundraising and awareness campaign developed by the University of Waterloo's faculty of mathematics, with the support of Jo Atlee, computer science professor and director of Waterloo's Women in Computer Science group.

Bronze Awards

University of California, San Francisco - UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital, "Rise Up" for Kids with Cancer

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  • In 2017, UCSF Children's Health development team continued to enrich fundraising efforts to raise awareness of pediatric cancers by launching a communication effort with this music video as its centerpiece collateral.