In Tribute 2018

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A Tribute to Those We Have Lost...
Silicon Valley Philanthropy Day, a celebration of excellence in local philanthropy, is a regional event attended by hundreds of fundraisers, community leaders, funders, philanthropists and other supporters of the nonprofit community.  This year we are introducing "In Tribute" to allow us to remember a selection of inspirational philanthropists and development professionals who have recently left us.

The individual must meet all of the criteria below, unless they are a past Outstanding Honoree.
  • Date of death is between August 1, 2017 and July 30, 2018
  • Resided, worked and/or gave in one of the following counties: Alameda, Santa Clara County, Santa Cruz
  • A demonstrated, sustained commitment to community impact through philanthropy and/or leadership:
    • Philanthropists
    • Organizational Leadership
    • Development Professionals

2018 In Tribute Honorees

Lee H. Brandenburg

William H. Cilker

Bob Cullenbine

Jon Kaplan

Don Lucas

Jimi Yamaichi

List as of October 23, 2018

For more information, contact Chelsey Souza, In Tribute Committee Chair, or
Karen Spiro, Event Producer, at