National Philanthropy Day 2024


Nominations Now Open!

Nomination Deadline Friday, April 19, 2024

View Past National Philanthropy Day Honorees

Please review all of the instructions below before completing the nomination form. You MUST identify at least one time you are available for a zoom session with the Awards Committee. During this session you will have two-three (2-3) minutes to pitch your nominee and answer questions from committee members. 
  1. In order to submit a nomination, you must first have authorization from the nominee or institution in order to nominate him/her/them for an award.
  2. You may encourage others to nominate the same person or organization.
  3. If your nominee is chosen, you must confirm that the person or representative from the organization can participate in our in-person event the evening of December 5, 2024 at the Natural History Museum Los Angeles County.
  4. If your nominee is chosen, we expect you to serve as liaison to your nominee and the National Philanthropy Day Awards Committee.
  5. If your nominee is chosen, we ask that you invite guests to participate in the program and assist in securing sponsorships from your organization and your nominee's network.
  6. If your nominee is chosen, you agree to participate in our networking reception and National Philanthropy celebration.
  7. Please follow the word count guidelines in the nomination form.


Nomination Categories 

Outstanding Individual Philanthropist - This award honors an individual or family with a proven record of exceptional generosity who, through direct financial support, demonstrates outstanding civic and charitable responsibility and whose generosity encourages others to take philanthropic leadership roles on a community, national, and/or international level.

Outstanding Philanthropic Corporation - This award honors a corporation or its corporate foundation that demonstrates outstanding commitment through financial support and through encouragement and motivation of others to take leadership roles toward philanthropy and community involvement.

Outstanding Nonprofit Organization - This award honors a nonprofit organization that has shown excellence in serving the organization’s mission. The organization must be a registered 501(c)(3) whose program(s) serve the Greater Los Angeles Area.

Outstanding Professional Fundraiser - This award honors a development professional who is committed to the values of philanthropy: trust, honesty, tolerance, altruism, and service. S/he possesses the skills and knowledge, as well as extraordinary creativity and energy, to enhance the financial sustainability of their organization, to develop meaningful relationships with donors, to serve as an example and mentor to those new to the profession, and to foster a culture of philanthropy in their organization and beyond.

Outstanding Volunteer - Recognizes a person who provides exceptional leadership in coordinating fundraising projects or activities for a charitable organization or cause, with a preference for community work that has direct impact on the Greater Los Angeles region. The recipient must demonstrate outstanding leadership skills and the ability to motivate volunteers. By giving generously of his/her time and talents, this person makes a measurable impact on community philanthropy.

Outstanding CEO or Founder - Recognizes an outstanding individual for their achievement, leadership and vision in establishing a successful nonprofit organization (not an event) dedicated to providing important charitable services to the community, or to improving the quality of life for individuals and families living in Los Angeles.

Outstanding Emerging Professional - A successful candidate for this award will have fewer than 5 years professional experience, and although newer to the profession, demonstrates a commitment to professionalism and leadership in the nonprofit community. Nominations should include specific examples and description of the nominee’s early career achievements, involvement with AFP, and volunteer activities within the community.

Outstanding Youth/Youth Organization - This award recognizes service by an outstanding individual (under 21 years of age), youth group or youth-generated project that has demonstrated extraordinary commitment to the community through direct financial support, development of charitable programs, volunteering and/or leadership.

Specific questions about this form or the nomination process may be submitted via email to 2024 NPD Co-Chairs Alyssa Hopf (alyssa@repkogrants.com) and Kathy Ward (kward@urm.org)

About National Philanthropy Day

Join us for an unforgettable National Philanthropy Day celebration taking place at the Natural History Museum!

It will be an evening filled with inspiration, networking and the celebration of our remarkable honorees who are shaping a better tomorrow through philanthropy.

Become part of a vibrant community of like-minded individuals who share a passion for creating positive change. Engage in meaningful conversations, forge valuable connections, and exchange ideas with fellow philanthropists, industry experts, and influential figures who are shaping the future of Los Angeles.

Enjoy a motivating program that celebrates the best and brightest in the world of philanthropy, complete with a roaming dinner reception, signature cocktails, delectable desserts, and entertainment from some of LA's finest arts organizations and talent.

You’ll leave motivated, inspired, and empowered with the knowledge to elevate your own philanthropic endeavors. 

Let's come together to celebrate generosity, compassion, and the power of collective action in transforming lives and communities. 

Secure your spot today!

Logistics

Thursday, December 5 2024

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

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

900 Exposition Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90007

Digital Tribute Ad Information

Sponsored Ad Opportunities

  • Digital Tribute Book Ad – $500 - Purchase Here 

 

Submit final art by November 1, 2024, in JPEG, or PNG at 300- 600 dpi. Email your ad to office@afpglac.org. Please provide the contact name, phone number, and email for all ads. 

Ad Specifications:

Dimensions:

  • 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. 

Sponsorship Opportunities

Interested parties please complete the following online form.

Humanitarian Partner
$10,000
($8,200 tax-deductible)

  • Twelve (12) complimentary registrations
  • Option to present one of NPD Awards
  • Option of 1-minute spotlight video at NPD & Holiday Mixer
  • Option to briefly address attendees and introduce a speaker
  • Complimentary NPD digital program book
  • Standalone Email Communication to GLAC listserv
  • Inclusion in Sponsor Digital Banner at event
  • Name/Logo recognition on all event-related communications and AFP-GLAC Website
  • Social Media tags on event promo posts
  • Special Standalone Social Media Post

Social Good Sponsor

$5,000

($3,500 tax deductible)


  • Ten (10) complimentary registrations
  • Option to briefly address attendees and introduce a speaker
  • Complimentary NPD digital program book
  • Standalone Email Communication to GLAC listserv
  • Inclusion in Sponsor Digital Banner at event
  • Name/Logo recognition on all event-related communications and AFP-GLAC Website
  • Social Media tags on event promo posts
  • Special Standalone Social Media Post

Altruistic Partner
$3,500
($2,750 tax-deductible)

  • Five (5) complimentary registrations
  • Option to briefly address attendees and introduce a speaker
  • Complimentary NPD digital program book
  • Standalone Email Communication to GLAC listserv
  • Inclusion in Sponsor Digital Banner at event
  • Name/Logo recognition on all event-related communications and AFP-GLAC Website
  • Social Media tags on event promo posts
  • Special Standalone Social Media Post

Inspiration Partner
$1,500
($1,200 tax-deductible)

  • Two (2) Complimentary Registrations.
  • Standalone Email Communication to GLAC listserv
  • Inclusion in Sponsor Digital Banner at event
  • Name/Logo recognition on all event-related communications and AFP-GLAC Website
  • Social Media tags on event promo posts
  • Special Standalone Social Media Post