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Andrew Sabatino  FFIA


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Andrew Sabatino stands as the accomplished Director of Donor Republic, a leading fundraising agency in Australia. Renowned for his transformative leadership, Andrew has an impressive history of elevating organisations to new heights. His notable achievements include steering Guide Dogs SA from $1 million to an impressive $9 million and orchestrating a remarkable surge for Guide Dogs Australia from $53 million to an outstanding $87 million. Notably, he introduced an innovative social enterprise, the Pet Hotel, situated at the Adelaide Airport, showcasing his ingenuity in diversifying revenue streams.

Andrew’s impact extends far beyond Guide Dogs, having led numerous clients to unprecedented success. He played a pivotal role in propelling Foodbank’s fundraising efforts from $300,000 to an astonishing $12 million, contributing significantly to their mission of alleviating hunger. His involvement with Hutt St Centre resulted in an extraordinary growth of over 800%, showcasing his ability to drive change and impact within the community.

As a lead strategist for Peter Mac, Andrew achieved consecutive record revenue targets, demonstrating his strategic acumen and effectiveness in organisational growth. His contributions extended to orchestrating Oxfam’s first $1 million appeal and spearheading Cancer Council’s record capital campaign. Notably, Andrew played a key role in Greenpeace’s largest-ever appeal income, marking another milestone in his illustrious career.

Andrew Sabatino has been recognised as both a state and national Young Fundraiser of the Year, a testament to his outstanding contributions to the philanthropic landscape. Beyond his professional accomplishments, he is also a pro bono change maker, making a positive impact on society. With a reputation as an F&P (Fundraising and Philanthropy) mover and shaker and FIA Fellow, Andrew continues to be a driving force in the world of fundraising, leaving an indelible mark on the organisations and causes he champions.


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