2023 Honorees

Congratulations to the 2023 National Philanthropy Day Honorees!


Outstanding Development Professional: Gretchen Veihl

Nominated by: Nikki Ostrem, Nancy Sasaki, Deborah Martin


Outstanding Volunteer: Carmen Martinez

Nominated by: San Ysidro Health


Outstanding Organization for Diversity & Inclusion: Chicano Federation

Nominated by: Solorio Film Productions


Outstanding Development Emerging Leader: Veronica Macedo

Nominated by: Liz Ramirez, Adrianna O’Donnell


Outstanding Philanthropic Business: PNC Bank

Nominated by: DETOUR, Habitat for Humanity, La Jolla Playhouse, San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum, San Diego Food Bank, San Diego Symphony, The Old Globe


Outstanding Student Volunteer: Ilhan Sharif-Idiris

Nominated by: Sharp Grossmont Hospital


Outstanding Grantmaking Organization: The Donald C. and Elizabeth M. Dickinson Foundation

Nominated by: Rady Childrens Hospital San Diego


Outstanding Philanthropist: Bill & Amy Koman

Nominated by: Curebound


Special Recognition – Lifetime Achievement in Development: Keith Limberg

Nominated by: Amy Corton, Robin Hensley, Rosanne Holliday, Linda L. Katz