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National Philanthropy Day®

Celebrate a Local Philanthropist – Get your Nominations in Today!
Now accepting National Philanthropy Day Nominations!

Don't miss this chance to honor a local philanthropist
Deadline for nominations is Friday, September 14th – 12 Noon

Each year National Philanthropy Day® is celebrated at award ceremonies across the country. Please join us to celebrate local philanthropic heroes from the Central Valley by nominating a deserving individual, business, or Foundation for one of eight distinguished awards. The deadline for all nominations is Friday, September 14th at 12 Noon.

This is a great opportunity to honor someone you know who has made a profound difference in our community or within your own organization. A board member, volunteer, donor, corporation – any and all of who have made a positive impact or meaningful difference with their contributions. Nominations will be accepted from 501(c)(3) organizations and AFP Membership is not required.

Award Categories for recognition are:

  • Outstanding Philanthropist
  • Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser
  • Outstanding Philanthropic Organization – Corporation
  • Outstanding Philanthropic Organization – Foundation
  • Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy, Ages 5-17
  • Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy, Ages 18-23
  • Outstanding Fundraising Professional
  • Distinguished Achievement Special Award for Excellence in Fundraising
  • Spirit of Philanthropy Award

Submitting a nomination is easy – CLICK HERE to access our printable nomination forms.

All nominations will be reviewed, and winners selected by a committee of peers and community members. Honorees will receive their awards in front of hundreds of community members at the Pardini's Banquet Facility on Thursday, November 8, 2018.

Any questions – please contact Teri Amerine @ 559-320-6563 or by email:


Teri Amerine, NPD Chair
California Valley Chapter
Association of Fundraising Professionals
Phone: (559) 320-6563