2019 Info & 2018 Event

National Philanthropy DAY

2019 Event - Save the Date - Thursday, November 14, 2019

National Philanthropy Day® (NPD) acknowledges the entire spectrum of services provided by the nonprofit community and recognizes the profound impact that philanthropy has on the fabric of society. And, each year the Association of Fundraising Professionals honors individuals and groups who, through their hard work and dedication, have enhanced philanthropy, their communities and the world.

National Philanthropy Day 2019 Outstanding Honorees

Legacy Award - Sue & Ralph Stern
nominated by Girls, Inc., Jewish Community Center of Orange County, University of California, Irvine

Philanthropist - Keith Swayne
nominated by OC Human Relations, Boys & Girls Club of Central Orange Coast,
UCI MIND, OC Community Foundation, Boys & Girls Club of Laguna Beach, OC Congregation Community Foundation

Volunteer Fundraiser - Dr. Adrienne Matros
nominated by CHOC Children's Foundation
Philanthropic Group - Junior League of Orange County
nominated by Christina Markl
Youth - Hannah Novakovich
nominated by Thomas House Family Shelter
Founder - Bill Bracken
nominated by Rooster's Foundation, Solutions for Urban Agriculture, Chefs to End Hunger

Large Business - Clark Construction
nominated by Taller San Jose Hope Builder
Mid-Sized Business - Balboa Bay Resort and Club
nominated by New Directions for Women and Orange County School of the Arts
Small Business - Apriem Advisors
nominated by HKA, Southern California Hospice Foundation

Click here for the NPD website, award criteria, and more


Legacy Award - Ueberroth Family Foundation

Philanthropists - Charles and Ling Zhang

Volunteer Fundraiser - Joe Hanauer

Founder - Michelle Wulfesteig

Small Corporation - Shulman Hodges & Bastian, LLP

Mid-Size Corporation - Service Champions Heating & Air Conditioning

Large Corporation - Bank of America

Youth - Lauren Best


Presenting Sponsor
Orange County Business Journal
Diamond Sponsors
Ueberroth Family Foundation
Charles and Ling Zhang
Platinum Sponsors
Antis Roofing
City of Hope
Gold Sponsors
Apriem Advisors
Chapman University
Joe Hanauer
Elizabeth & Tom Tierney
Suzanne & James Mellor
Silver Sponsors
Bowers Museum
Concordia University
Donald Crevier
Orange County Community Foundation
OC Music & Dance (2x)
Pacific Symphony
Segerstrom Center for the Arts
The Wooden Floor
Think Together
Union Bank
University of California, Irvine
Bronze Sponsors
Bank of America (2x)
California Scottish Rite Foundation
Irvine & Nancy Chase Foundation
CHOC Children's
Girl Scouts of Orange County
Good In Deed
Goodwill of Orange County
Sandra Jackson
Janet & Walkie Ray
Jewish Community Foundation
Laguna Playhouse
Michelle Wulfesteig (SCHF)
Mission Hospital Foundation
Orange Catholic Foundation
Orange Door Consulting
Sage High School
Service Champions
Sterling Search
Broadcast Media Sponsor
Community Media Sponsor
Orange County Register