National Philanthropy Day KC


Join Us for our 2022 celebration:

Thursday, November 10, 2022 at the Children's Mercy Research Institute.
Tickets available now. 

 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. 

Please join us in congratulating this year's honorees:

  • Excellence in Legacy Giving Award presented in partnership with MACGP:  Dr. Linda Mitchell, nominated by UMKC Foundation, GLAMA, Classical KC,      KC Ballet, Bank of America
  • Spirit of Philanthropy – Business: Cable Dahmer, nominated by Harvesters
  • Spirit of Philanthropy – Family: The Hunkeler Family, nominated by Kansas City Ballet, Wayside Waifs, Command and General Staff College Foundation, Junior League, Heart of America Boy Scout Council, Children's Mercy Hospital, KU Endowment, Truman Library Institute, American Royal, Morris Foundation
  • Spirit of Philanthropy – Youth: Cimone Trysla, nominated by ALSAC/St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
  • Excellence in Fundraising:  Susan Belger Angulo, nominated by Happy Bottoms
  • Excellence in Development Operations:  Jen Kiper, nominated by UMKC Foundation

Thank you for joining us for the 2021 AFPKC National Philanthropy Day Celebration!

Congrats again to our 2021 Honorees, pictured below from left to right: Zalman Kohen, Summit Homes, Spirit of Philanthropy – Business; Doug Jones, Excellence in Legacy Giving; Brooklyn Stewart, Spirit of Philanthropy – Youth; Amy Guerich, Spirit of Philanthropy – Individual; and Dr. Matthew Naylor, Excellence in Fundraising.

Thank you to our Exclusive Media Partner!

Thank you to our 2022 Sponsors!

Presenting Sponsor

Signature Sponsor

Major Sponsor

Contributing Sponsors


General Sponsors

Patron Sponsors

Matt Astleford, CFRE
Megan Boos
Joan Cabell, CFRE
Evie Craig, CFRE1
Chelan David
Michelle Davis
Adrianne DeWeese
Marie Dispenza, J.D.
Chad Harris1
Chad Jansen

Jane Lampo, EdD
Katie Lord1
Margaret Perkins-McGuiness1
Dionne Pleasant
Jamie Roach
Lindsey Rood-Clifford
Dan Ryan
Chris Stibbs1
Gene Wilson


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2022 Event are now available!  

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