Fundraiser of the Year 2013

North East VCS Award 2013 WINNER!

Ivan was honoured with the title of Fundraiser of the Year at the North East VCS Awards 2013, organised by VONNE, the Voluntary Organisations' Network North East.

The awards celebrate and highlight the amazing work being done by individuals and organisations across the region.

Nominees and winners were celebrated in a ceremony held at the Castlegate Centre, Newcastle on 16th May 2013. The awards were introduced by keynote speaker Nick Hurd MP, Minister for Civil Society.

Penny Wilkinson from Northern Rock Foundation presents the award to Ivan.


VONNE is the support body for the voluntary and community sector (VCS) in the North East of England. They represent over 600 charities, voluntary organisations, community groups, networks and social enterprises from across the region with further reach through our many networks.

VONNE's Vision is that charities, voluntary and community groups and social enterprises make a distinct and sustained contribution to the economic and social development of the North East of England.