National Philanthropy Day was founded in 1986 by presidential proclamation of the Association of Fundraising Professionals to recognize charitable giving in all its forms. AFPKC celebrates this day locally with an annual special event honoring Kansas City individuals and companies that embody the spirit of philanthropy.
When you nominate a volunteer, donor, colleague, or business you not only recognize the best philanthropists in Kansas City, you also raise awareness of the vital role of area nonprofit organizations in our community.
A list of past honorees can be found here.
March 2: Nominations open. Sponsorship opportunities are available. Learn more
March 31 April 7: Intent to Nominate Deadline
April 15: Full nominations requested of qualifying nominees
May 6: Deadline for full nominations
Week of May 15: Honorees notified
September: Sponsorship Deadline for inclusion in invitation
November 12: National Philanthropy Day Event