National Philanthropy Day - Call for Nominations

National Philanthropy Day 2017 Nominations are Now Open!
Now is the time to recognize that special donor, volunteer or fundraising peer in your community. With 7 award categories to choose from…there is something for everyone. 
This award is presented to an individual or family who has demonstrated outstanding civic and philanthropic leadership, and has a proven record of exceptional generosity and financial support. Award recipients will have encouraged and motivated others to take similar leadership roles toward philanthropy at the local, national and international levels. 
Presented in recognition of outstanding volunteerism and leadership by children and youth aged 5 to 23 years, this award has been designed to honour the coming generation of volunteers, donors, and professionals in the voluntary sector who are involved in philanthropic activities. 
Presented to an individual, couple, or family, this award honours commitment to the advancement of philanthropy, and exceptional skills in coordinating and motivating groups of donors and volunteers for the benefit of non-profit/charitable organizations.
Presented to a private (charitable, family, community or other) foundation or special-purpose philanthropic group (i.e. service club) that has demonstrated outstanding commitment through financial support and through encouragement and motivation of others to take leadership roles toward philanthropy and local, national and/or international community involvement. 
Presented in recognition of a corporation or its corporate foundation that has demonstrated outstanding financial support (may include a portion of in-kind support), community involvement, and motivation of others to take leadership roles. 
Presented to a non-profit organization with three or fewer employees in the fundraising department.  The organization has developed creative, resourceful, and inspired campaigns, initiatives, projects, or techniques that have grown and increased the organization’s fundraising infrastructure, program and results. 
Presented to an outstanding individual fundraising professional who is an AFP-GH Chapter member and who practices his/her profession directly for a non-profit organization.
Read the Top 10 tips on how to submit a successful nomination! 
Award Guidelines
Please review our 2017 Nomination Package prior to writing your nomination.
The nominee must be notified and in agreement with the nomination process before the application is submitted.
With permission, nominations will be held for two years. 
Submit your application package (completed nomination form, narrative, and support documentation in one PDF by email) to
Nomination Deadline:  May 26th 2017 at 5:00 p.m.