National Philanthropy Day

National Philanthropy Day is a special day to recognize and pay tribute to the meaningful contributions that philanthropy — and those active in our own philanthropic community — make to our lives, communities and world. 

This year, AFP CNY will join chapters across the country and around the world on November 15 to celebrate National Philanthropy Day 2022 in person to honor individuals, organizations, and businesses in the Central New York Area who generously give their time, talents, and resources for the enrichment and benefit of our communities. Please join us in celebrating the giving spirit and exemplary leaders of our philanthropic community.

Tuesday, November 15, 2022
DoubleTree by Hilton Syracuse 
6301 NY-298, East Syracuse, NY 13057

Registration starting at 11:30am
Event program and lunch 12:00-1:30pm

Tickets: $50/person
The deadline to purchase tickets online is Friday, November 4, 2022.

Congratulations to the 2022 National Philanthropy Day Honorees! We are proud to honor:

  • Outstanding Corporation: Berkshire Bank
  • Outstanding Fundraising Professional: Ashlea Schad, MBA, CFRE
  • Outstanding Philanthropist: Dean Ripley
  • Outstanding Volunteer Fundraisers: Dennis and Judith Hebert

Click here to take a look back at the NPD honorees throughout the years.

Sponsorship Opportunities:

It takes a lot of support from partners like you to achieve our mission. Are you interested in sponsoring National Philanthropy Day? Click here to learn more!

The deadline for recognition in the NPD program is Friday, October 28, 2022.  

For questions or more information contact: 

Lindsay Boland, NPD Chair, at

Chapter Administrator at