The Australian Not-for-Profit Technology Awards recognise the absolute best in technology innovation and excellence by organisations and individuals in the Australian not-for-profit sector.
The Awards acknowledge the accomplishments of these organisations and individuals and the improved product and/or service offerings brought to the not-for-profit and broader community sector through technology.
The Awards Gala is one of the highlights of the Connecting Up Conference. A ticket to attend the dinner is included in all Complete Conference Experience Registrations, however, please indicate your attendance when registering for the conference. If you select a registration type which does not include a ticket to the Awards Gala, you may purchase a ticket when registering for $140.00 (ex GST).
Location: Pan Pacific Melbourne, 2 Convention Centre Pl, South Wharf VIC 3006
Date: Thursday 11 May 2023
Time: 6:30pm – 11:00pm
Dress Code: Formal
Awards Categories & Finalists
BEST ACCIDENTAL IT PERSON
Recognises a volunteer or staff member who has made an exemplary contribution to the not-for-profit sector, positively impacting the lives of others by taking responsibility for their organisation’s IT in spite of it not originally being a formal part of their role.
Donna Blyth, Microboards Australia
Arif Abdul Mushir, Southcare
Claire Sowden, Resilient Lismore (WINNER)
BEST USE OF DATA FOR
Recognises the innovative use of data to drive an organisation's mission and culture, and how this data innovation has improved impact and service delivery.
Mission Australia (WINNER)
Maranguka Community Hub
The Smith Family
INNOVATOR OF THE YEAR
Recognises a not-for-profit organisation which has best showcased innovation through the use of technology to effectively deliver programs and/or services that positively impact the community.
Jajoo Warrngara: The Culture Classroom
ReachOut PeerChat (WINNER)
Watch on Nature: The Wilderness Society
BEST SOCIAL MEDIA CAMPAIGN
OF THE YEAR
Recognises the most effective and innovative use of social media by a not-for-profit organisation or agency working for a not-for-profit organisation to promote its products and/or services.
This Life Cambodia
"Goodbye My Love" (WINNER)
"Empowering women facing domestic
abuse through technology"
TECHNOLOGY VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR (Individual)
Recognises a volunteer who, through the use of technology, has made an exemplary voluntary contribution to the not-for-profit sector and has positively impacted the lives of others through their volunteering activities.
Pramod Nagaraj, Basava Samiti
of Asia Pacific Ltd
Shanthi Sankaranarayanan, Big Group Hug
Matt Segal, Anika Legal (WINNER)
TECHNOLOGY FOR COMMUNITY IMPACT
BEST PRIVATE SECTOR ORGANISATION
Recognises a private sector business that has
made a highly-valued contribution to the not-for-profit sector and the broader community through the use of technology.
SmartyGrants Outcomes Engine
The MoneyMinded Hub
UTS Rapido Social Impact (WINNER)
LIFETIME SERVICE AWARD
Recognises and celebrates the outstanding commitment and service by an individual working in a technology-related role in the not-for-profit sector over a significant period of time.
Peter van Dijk
The Lord Howe Island Museum