National Philanthropy Day KC

NFD banquet
NFD banquet
NFD banquet

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. 

This year's event will be on November 12 via a Live Online Celebration and Program

8:45AM -  Online Portal Opens
9:00AM  - Awards Program Begins
9:30AM  - Online Honoree Reception
10:00AM - Event Adjourns 

RSVP before November 6 by clicking here.


Feel free to email with any questions.

Congratulations to our 2020 Honorees!

Spirit of Philanthropy – Individual/Family
Marylou Turner
Nominated by the UMKC Foundation

Spirit of Philanthropy – Business
The Planned Approach
Nominated by Operation Breakthrough

Spirit of Philanthropy – Youth
Jack McGovern
Nominated by Cornerstones of Care

Legacy Giving Partnership Award
Pamela Miller & Michael Cummings
Nominated by Children’s Mercy & the KU Endowment Association
Presented in partnership with the Mid-America Charitable Gift Planners (MACGP)

Excellence in Fundraising
Robin Rowland, CFRE
Nominated by Wayside Waifs

Thank you to our Exclusive Media Partner!

Thank you to our Sponsors!

Presenting Sponsor


Major Sponsors

Pamela Miller & Michael Cummings

Contributing Sponsors
Hartsook Institutes on Fundraising

General Sponsors

PROOF Positioning

Jewish Community Foundation

Cornerstones of Care
Michelle Davis
BKD CPAs and Advisors
Wayside Waifs
Starlight Theatre
UMKC Conservatory
UMKC Foundation
Operation Breakthrough
Girl Scouts of Northeast Kansas and Northwest Missouri

Megan Boos
Lyn Buckley
Joan Cabell
Evie Craig
Chelan David
Marie Dispenza
Shelly Doucet
David Fulk
Michele Hamlett-Weith
Chad Harris
Lauren Hoopes
Margaret Perkins-McGuinness
Jamie Roach
Lindsey Rood-Clifford
Meggan Rorvig

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