Charlotte di Corpo Wins National Fundraiser of the Year Award

In a remarkable achievement, our Director of Development Charlotte di Corpo has been named Fundraiser of the Year at the prestigious National Fundraising Awards in London. The accolade, awarded on Wednesday 3 July, honours her transformative impact on Scotland's cultural sector. 

Charlotte di Corpo receives her award at the National Fundraising Awards © Jas Sansi

Charlotte’s extensive career in arts and culture has seen her contribute significantly to the success of several high-profile cultural institutions across Scotland, including Capital Theatres. With leadership roles at Scottish Ballet, Festivals Edinburgh, National Museums Scotland, and Glasgow Life, she has left an indelible mark on the nation’s cultural landscape. Currently, she is spearheading the £37.9 million campaign for the redevelopment of the King’s Theatre in Edinburgh, and she previously led the monumental £69 million redevelopment of the Burrell Collection in Glasgow. 

Charlotte said:

"It has been a real privilege to work with such incredible cultural charities across Scotland and I am incredibly grateful to my fellow fundraisers for the nomination, and the CIOF for the award. Most importantly I want to thank all those who have supported the capital campaigns I have been involved in."

Charlotte di Corpo © Jess Shurte

Fiona Gibson, Chief Executive of Capital Theatres, said: 

"We are thrilled to see Charlotte’s outstanding contributions to the Scottish cultural sector recognised with the Fundraiser of the Year award. Charlotte's dedication and expertise have been instrumental in driving transformative arts projects across the country, including the £37.9 million redevelopment of our beloved King’s Theatre. We are constantly inspired by her passion for and dedication to her work, which shines through everything she does, and we are so proud of the impact she has had on the future of arts fundraising in Scotland. Huge congratulations to you, Charlotte!”

Katie Docherty, Chair of the National Fundraising Awards judging panel and Chief Executive of the Chartered Institute of Fundraising, also praised Charlotte’s achievements:  

“This award acknowledges Charlotte’s successes and achievements as a phenomenal fundraiser, and also her tireless commitment to supporting, connecting, mentoring, and promoting fundraisers in the cultural sector. Congratulations Charlotte!”