Nominations: 2018 National Philanthropy Day

Deadline: June 15, 5:00 p.m.

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Would you like to recognize an outstanding supporter of your organization or the community? Complete a nomination form by Friday, June 15, 2018! 

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NPD is a celebration of philanthropy—giving, volunteering and charitable engagement—that highlights the accomplishments, large and small, that philanthropy—and all those involved in the philanthropic process—makes to our society and our world.

National Philanthropy Day® is both an official day and a grassroots movement. Every year, since 1986 when President Ronald Reagan first proclaimed November 15th as National Philanthropy Day®, communities across the globe have celebrated by hosting events to recognize activities of donors, volun

Nominations are open in the following categories:

Outstanding Philanthropist

  •          Outstanding Organization
  •          Outstanding Fundraising Professional
  •          Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser
  •          Outstanding Corporation
  •          Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy

Who Can Submit Nominations?

Nominations for any award may be submitted by individuals or organizations, regardless of whether they are an AFP member or not. You may submit more than one nomination in any category. All nominations will be considered in the year submitted, plus one additional year.

What Must Be Included With The Nomination?

Each nomination must include the nomination form (page 5) and an essay of no more than 1,500 words addressing the criteria outlined for each category (pages 2-4) – each criterion has several prompts for your benefit. While not required, letters of support are highly recommended. A maximum of three letters of support will be accepted for each nomination. Collaborative nominations are encouraged. Any incomplete nominations will not be considered. Please be sure to clearly articulate why your candidate merits consideration for the category you selected. Most importantly, write from the heart; themost compelling nominations addressing measurable ways how the nominees have directly impacted specific organizations and causes. Nominations are judged solely on the content provided.

Please note: Before nominating, the nominee must be contacted to make certain that they will accept the award (if chosen) and attend the awards luncheon event on November 13, 2018!

For more information and to make your nomination, click here.