National Philanthropy Day in the Desert

The 16th National Philanthropy Day Awards Luncheon
Friday, November 4, 2022
Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa, Indian Wells

Individual Seats @$100, Sponsorships @$1200-$5000

Register Today for your Sponsor Table or Individual Seat to celebrate the 2022 distinguished honorees:

Outstanding Philanthropist:  Patti Grundhofer
Outstanding Non-Profit Founder: Lindi Biggi
Outstanding Fundraising Volunteer:  CJ Westrick-Bomar
Outstanding Philanthropic Corporation:  Caritas Realty / Lanay and Justin Berry
Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy:  Leaders in Training, Boys & Girls Club of Cathedral City
Outstanding Fundraising Professional: Brian Daly

Thank You to This Year's Sponsors:
for information on sponsorship, write to


Jack Alotto & Dale Smith   .   H.N. & Frances C. Berger Foundation

Peggy Cravens   .   Edeltraud McCarthy   .    CREATE Center for the Arts


Bank of America   .   Eisenhower Health   .   The Joslyn Center

Loma Linda University Health   .   Regional Access Project Foundation


Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians

American Red Cross, Riverside County Board of Directors   .    Linda Biggi   .   Boys & Girls Club of Cathedral City

Carvahlo Kaplan Trust for CSSC  .   City of Palm Desert   .   College of the Desert Foundation   .   CSUSB/Palm Desert Campus  . 

DAP Health   .   DOYLE   .    Jim & Carol Egan  .   First Foundation Bank   .  

Patti Grundhofer  .   Inland Empire Community Foundation

Loving All Animals  .   Palm Springs Animal Shelter  .  Palm Springs Pathfinders   .    Linda & Manny Rider  . 

Tools for Tomorrow  .  University of California, Riverside / Palm Desert Center

Variety - The Children's Charity of the Desert


The Desert Sun and LOCALIQ  .   KESQ News Channel 3   .   Palm Springs Life

Click here for a list of past honorees

Click here for the Awards Criteria

The 2021 Outstanding Honorees for National Philanthropy Day

Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser:  Dawn Rashid
Outstanding Philanthropist:  Linda Rider
Outstanding Philanthropic Corporation:  Agape Salon and Spa
Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy:  Solange Signoret
Outstanding Non-Profit Founder: Armando Ehrenzweig
Outstanding Fundraising Professional: Gailya Brown

Watch the Announcement of the 2021 Outstanding Honorees Here

Click Here to Watch the 2020 National Philanthropy Day Event

Click here to watch a 2-minute video about AFP and National Philanthropy Day