National Philanthropy Day 2023

Event Day Logistics


Please use the address for the Expo Campus as there are multiple Wellnest locations. The address for the event is 3787 Vermont Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90027. It is across from Exposition Park.


There will be complimentary valet parking on-site (tips at your discretion).



Registration opens at 5:00 p.m. Mix and mingle during our wine and cheese reception from 5:00 p.m. - 5:45 p.m. Our program will begin at 6:00 p.m.

Dress Code

The evening’s attire will be business/cocktail. The majority of the event will be outdoors. Weather for that evening will be in the high 60s dropping down to the low 60s towards the end of the evening.

Award Soiree

Roaming dinner, cocktails, music and fun!

Timeline of Events

5:00 p.m. – Arrival of Guests + Wine & Cheese Reception Begins

5:45 p.m. – Theater opens (open seating)

6:00 p.m. – Program Begins

7:30 p.m. – Dinner Reception & Award Soiree

9:00 p.m. – Event Concludes

Join us for an unforgettable evening filled with  generosity and social impact at the highly anticipated National Philanthropy Day LA Celebration! This year's event promises to be a scorching affair, filled with inspiration, networking opportunities, and a lineup of remarkable honorees dedicated to making a difference and impacting the world through philanthropy. 

Get ready to immerse yourself in an evening full of empowerment and philanthropic excellence as we honor the best and brightest in the world of giving in LA. All attendees will enjoy a motivating and inspiring program, roaming dinner reception, cocktails and dessert, and entertainment from some of LA’s best Arts organizations and talent! Prepare to be motivated, enlightened, and equipped with the knowledge to elevate your own philanthropic endeavors.

By attending the National Philanthropy Day Los Angeles Celebration, you become part of a vibrant community of like-minded individuals who share a passion for creating positive change in our community. Engage in meaningful conversations, forge valuable professional and personal connections, all while  exchanging ideas with fellow philanthropists, industry experts, and influential figures who are shaping the future of Los Angeles. 

Secure your spot today and take advantage of this special offer to ensure you don't miss out on this extraordinary event.

2023 Honorees

Congratulations to this year's honorees!

Outstanding Fundraising Professional Outstanding Nonprofit Organization

Michael D. Driebe, CFRE

President, USC Arcadia Hospital Foundation

Get Lit - Words Ignite
Outstanding Philanthropists

Outstanding Philanthropic Corporation

Mindy & Gene Stein The Sikand Foundation


NPD Ticket Includes:

  • Keynote address by an exciting special guest!

  • National Philanthropy Day Awards Ceremony honoring outstanding individuals and organizations, hosted by Chris Schauble of KTLA5.

  • Captivating entertainment featuring live music and an inspiring performance by the Get Lit Players!

  • Networking opportunities with influential figures, industry experts, and fellow philanthropists. 

  • Access to thought-provoking discussions and sessions designed to inspire and educate

  • A delicious roaming dinner, wine, and desserts


Don't miss your chance to be part of the National Philanthropy Day Ceremony. Join us in recognizing and celebrating the incredible work that philanthropists are doing right here in Los Angeles. Secure your ticket today and let your generosity shine!


Thursday, November 9, 2023

5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Wellnest Expo Campus
3787 S Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90007

Our Evening's Host

Chris Schauble is co-anchor of the KTLA 5 Morning News weekdays from 4 a.m. to 7 a.m. He also co-hosts “Off The Clock” on the KTLA+ digital app. Since moving to Los Angeles in 2001, Chris has earned multiple awards, including five Emmys and six Golden Mics.

Chris is passionate about his work, family and fitness. He is a former marathoner and triathlete, having completed three Ironman competitions, including the Ironman World Championship in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. Chris also coached youth track in the greater LA area for eight years as a USATF Level 1 Coach. During that time he helped dozens of athletes become All-Americans.

Prior to his Los Angeles work, Chris spent time at KCNC-TV in Denver where he covered a number of national stories. His coverage of the Columbine High School shootings helped the station earn a regional Emmy for spot news. In 2000, Chris was named “Television Journalist of the Year” by the Colorado Association of Black Journalists.

Schauble holds a Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast Journalism from Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colo. He was honored by Fort Lewis College with the 2002 “Distinguished Alumni Award.” In addition to his work as a journalist, Chris has been an instructor of Speech Communications and Media Research Analysis at Miles College in Birmingham, Ala., and was a guest Instructor at the Poynter Institute in St. Petersburg, Fla. He is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists and Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.

As an adoptee himself, Chris has dedicated much of his free time to helping needy children. In 2018 Chris was honored as the “Man of the Year” by United Friends of The Children for his work with foster youth nearing emancipation. He has also been recognized by the city of Los Angeles and the state of California multiple times for his ongoing community service.

Chris, his wife and their two sets of twin daughters live in the Los Angeles area.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Download the 2023 National Philanthropy Day Sponsorship Deck

Impact Partner
($14,700 tax-deductible)

  • Twelve complimentary registrations in the VIP garden box location.
  • Exclusive recognition in all National Philanthropy Day invitations, promotional/press, materials, and participation in publicity photos.
  • Option of the 30-second spotlight during the awards celebration.
  • Acknowledgment as Impact Partner from the podium, on video screens, and in the Virtual Tribute Book - One complimentary full-page ad in the Virtual Tribute Book.
  • Opportunity to provide a table favor for all attendees.

Humanitarian Partner
($6,000 tax-deductible)

  • Ten complimentary registrations in the premier garden box location.
  • Acknowledgment in all National Philanthropy Day invitations and promotional/press materials as an Award Sponsor.
  • Complimentary half-page ad in the virtual Tribute Book.
  • Acknowledgment as an Award Sponsor from the podium, on video screens.
  • Inclusion in Sponsor Digital Banner at the event.

Friend Partner
($1,700 tax-deductible)

  • Eight complimentary registrations in the prime garden box location.
  • Acknowledgment as a Sponsor from the podium, on video screens, and in the Tribute Book.
  • Complimentary Quarter Page -page ad in the Tribute Book.
  • Company name and logo prominently displayed during NPD Awards Celebration.
  • Feature in Special Edition AFP NPD Newsletter.
  • Table in Exhibitor’s Row.

Community Partner
($600 tax-deductible)

  • Six Complimentary Registrations.
  • Listing of your organization and a special honoree in the Virtual Tribute Book.
  • Complimentary Business Card ad in the Tribute Book.
  • Include promotional materials in the gift bag.

Digital Tribute Ad Information

Sponsored Ad Opportunities

  • Digital Tribute Book Ad – $500 - Purchase Here 


Submit final art by September 30, 2023, in JPEG, or PNG at 300- 600 dpi. Email your ad to Please provide the contact name, phone number, and email for all ads. 

Ad Specifications:


  • Digital Tribute Page Ads: 8" x 8"

Please submit high resolution artwork as a PDF. All ads can be in full color, no bleed. If ad is not designed, please forward original photo, logo or artwork to scan. 

Thank you to our Sponsors!

Chapter Annual Sponsors

Altruistic Partners

National Philanthropy Day Sponsors

Impact Partner

Friend Partners

Community Partners