Philanthropy Awards

2019 AFP Greater Detroit Philanthropy Award Nominations

The 28th Annual National Philanthropy Day is the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Greater Detroit Chapter's premier event, to celebrate and honor the passion, commitment and leadership of Southeastern Michigan's philanthropists, distinguished volunteers and those in the fundraising profession. We will be hosting National Philanthropy Day on Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at The Henry in Dearborn.

CONGRATULATIONS 2019 AFP GREATER DETROIT PHILANTHROPY AWARDEES!

MAX M. FISHER AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING PHILANTHROPIST
David and Shery Cotton, nominated by Detroit Zoological Society

EDMUND T. AHEE JEWEL AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING VOLUNTEER FUNDRAISER
Mike and Adele Acheson, nominated by Cranbrook Educational Community

OUTSTANDING CORPORATION AWARD
PVS Chemicals, nominated by Detroit Public Television

OUTSTANDING FOUNDATION AWARD
Ted Lindsay Foundation, nominated by Oakland University

DR. JOHN S. LORE AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING FUNDRAISING EXECUTIVE
Paul Miller, nominated by Presbyterian Villages of Michigan

SPARKY ANDERSON AWARD FOR YOUTH IN PHILANTHROPY
AAYI Kappa League, nominated by AAYI Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.

NEAL SHINE AWARD FOR MEDIA COMMITMENT
Rhonda Walker, nominated by Mosaic Youth Theatre

GEORGE W. ROMNEY AWARD FOR LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT IN VOLUNTEERISM
Steve and Sheila Hamp, nominated by The Empowerment Plan and Purple Rose Theatre

Links to award criteria and past awardees are included below for reference.
  • Categories and criteria are outlined here
  • For a list of past awardees, click here

Questions? Please contact Steve Ragan, chair of the 2019 National Philanthropy Day Awards Committee at steve.ragan@developmentcounsel.net.