2024 National Philanthropy Day

We hope you will join us for our AFP Greater San Fernando Valley Chapter's National Philanthropy Day, at California State University, Northridge (CSUN). We’re excited to celebrate another NPD with you and look forward to sharing more details in the coming weeks. In the meantime, be sure to save the date for Thursday, November 14th as we are planning for an evening reception at CSUN. 

Thursday, November 14, 2024
4:30 p.m. Drinks and hors d'oeuvres
6 p.m. Program and award presentation
Orchard Conference Center, CSUN



Nomination Details

Thank you for your interest in submitting a nomination for National Philanthropy Day Greater San Fernando Valley! Please review all of the instructions below before completing this form.
  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 November 14, 2024 at the Orchard Conference Center.
  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 San Fernando Valley region.

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 San Fernando Valley 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 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.

NOMINATION DEADLINE:  Thursday, August 1, 2024

Sponsorship Opportunities

National Philanthropy Day Sponsorships, Tickets, and Tribute Ads

On Thursday, November 14, 2024, the AFP – Greater San Fernando Valley Chapter will celebrate and honor an outstanding group of National Philanthropy Day philanthropists -- local leaders, friends, heroes, community organizations and corporate partners.  The NPD Awards Program will be at the Orchard Center, on the campus of California State University, Northridge (CSUN).  The cocktail reception will be from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., followed by the Awards Program from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.  

Title-Host Sponsorship $2,500

Recognition as Host Sponsor in all event- related materials

Recognition on Chapter website, NPD webpage, e-newsletter, and social media 

Sixteen (16) tickets to NPD celebration

Recognition through monthly AFP eblasts

Giving Heart Sponsor $250

Two (2) individual tickets 

Recognition at NPD celebration, NPD webpage, listed in the printed program

Community Sponsorship $1,500 

Eight (8) tickets to NPD celebration
Recognition on Chapter website, NPD webpage, e-newsletter, and social media
Recognition at NPD celebration, listed in the printed program

Shining Star Sponsor $120 

One (1) individual ticket

Recognition at NPD celebration, NPD  webpage, listed in the printed program

Impact Sponsor $500 

Four (4) individual tickets 

➢ Recognition on Chapter website, NPD webpage, e-newsletter

Recognition at NPD celebration, listed in the printed program

Individual tickets: $55 

Tribute Ads Print and Digital

Click on the links below to process payment online.
(5.5”w x 8.5”h):
Full page: $100
Half page: $75

Please complete the accompanying form and email to info@afp-gsfv.org or mail it with your payment to AFP-GSFV, P.O. Box 7383, Northridge, CA  91327.

Please make your checks payable to AFP-GSFV.

To make your purchase online, please click on the "Purchase Now" Button.

For individual tickets, log on or create your AFP-GSFV Chapter Account. If you need any assistance, please reach out to the Chapter Office.