Invitation to Nominate

Each year, the Association of Fundraising Professionals Greater Tri-State Chapter (AFPGTS) honors donors and volunteers whose gifts of time, expertise and resources make a significant contribution to the success of the not-for-profit agencies and institutions they serve. Since 1986, the Association of Fundraising Professionals, currently representing more than 27,000 members in 165 chapters throughout the world, has set aside a day known as “National Philanthropy Day®” to recognize the great contributions of philanthropy that enrich our world.

The AFPGTS Chapter seeks to recognize and honor those persons who demonstrate strong contributions to philanthropy in our community. We invite you to nominate worthy individuals and organizations for their role in supporting the causes that mean a great deal to all of usNomination forms must be received no later than Friday, June 28th.

***Mark your calendars, this year’s annual National Philanthropy Day® Awards Luncheon will be held Thursday, November 14, 2019. Formal invitations will be mailed in October. This luncheon provides a unique occasion for you and your organization to publicly express your appreciation to those who do so much to enhance philanthropic support in our community.

A list of the past National Philanthropy Day® recipients is included for your review. A judging committee, comprised of past honorees, foundation executives, corporate executives, agency directors and other area leaders, will review nominations for the following categories:

Outstanding Individual Philanthropist

Outstanding Philanthropic Organization

Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy

Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser

The AFPGTS Chapter is also accepting nominations at this time for the Outstanding Professional Fundraiser Award. Deadline for submitting this nomination is also June 28th.  The nomination form and criteria for each award is listed in each category.

We welcome your call or email with any questions you may have and look forward to receiving your nominations. This event is truly a celebration of the spirit of giving.