National Philanthropy Day in the Desert

Save the Date:  November 6, 2020  - Live Online Event
(Attendee Registration information coming soon)

NPD 2020 Sponsorship Opportunities and Advertising Reservation Forms

Sponsorship Opportunities InformationSponsorship Pledge Form
Advertising Reservation Form


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

Click here for the Awards Criteria for National Philanthropy Day

Click here for a list of Past Honorees

Photos from the 2019 Announcement Event

2019  Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy: Boys & Girls Club of Palm Springs representatives
celebrating the Keystone Club's selection for the award with one of their nominators,
Bib Scott of Palm Springs Pathfinders


2019 Outstanding Nonprofit Founder: Jo Rosen of Parkinson's Resource Organization with NPD Presenting Sponsor Harold Matzner,
Tim Evans and Judi Olivas, President of AFP CA, Desert Communities Chapter

2019 Outstanding Philanthropic Foundation:  Eva Guenther James and Leticia De Lara of RAP Foundation with HARC CEO Jenna LeComte-Hinely 


2019 Outstanding Fundraising Professional:  Judi Olivas of Friends of the Palm Springs Animal Shelter
with NPD Sponsorship Chair Scott Schroeder and Luncheon Sponsor Peggy Cravens

Mitch Gershenfeld, Harold Matzner, Judi Olivas, and NPD 2019 Event Chair Brian Daly


College of the Desert Foundation (Luncheon Sponsor) representatives Bill Chunowitz, Kirstien Renna and John Mosser with Judi Olivas

Susan Francis and Harold Matzner with Blue Ribbon Awards Selection Committee members Susie Harvey, Judy Vossler and Sandra Woodson

Boys & Girls Club of Palm Springs attendees with Harold Matzner, Tina Arnot and Barry Dayton of Desert Oasis Healthcare, and Bib Scott

Blue Ribbon Selection Committee members Judy Vossler, Walter Clark, and Kelly Levy of BIGHORN Golf Club Charities

NPD Awards Committee co-chairs Angela Allen and Gailya Brown with Harold Matzner

Barry Dayton and Tina Arnot of Desert Oasis Healthcare (Luncheon Sponsor) with Judi Olivas and Brian Daly

Blue Ribbon Selection Committee members Judy Vossler, Jill Golden and Kelly Levy flanked by Gailya Brown and Angela Allen

Brian Daly, Jo Rosen, Judi Olivas, and Parkinson's Resource Organization representatives

Honoree Judi Olivas with the Gold Ribbon Committee who nominated her for the Outstanding Fundraising Professional award: 
Scott Schroeder, Jan Hawkins, Sarah Clapp, Paula Kennedy, Terri Bona and Tim Evans.