National Philanthropy Day

National Philanthropy Day Luncheon & Cornerstone Award Presentation




 Outstanding Local Corporation

L/P Insurance Services 

(Nominated by Catholic Charities of Northern Nevada)

 Outstanding National Corporation

Healing HealthCare Systems

(Nominated by Reno Jazz Orchestra)

 Outstanding Foundation

Monroe-Schuler Foundation

(Nominated by Community Foundation of Western Nevada)

 Outstanding Philanthropist

Jim and Gail Pfrommer

(Nominated by Community Foundation of Western Nevada, Education Alliance of Washoe County,

Reno Rotary Club and Foundation, Sierra Nevada Journeys and Urban Roots) 


Outstanding Youth Philanthropist

Cooper D. Sandoval

(Nominated by Reno Rodeo Foundation and The Tyler Robinson Foundation) 

Outstanding Volunteer Fundraising Group

Street Kings Motorcycle Club

(Nominated by Veterans Guest House)


 Outstanding Fundraising Professional

Kristen Kennedy

(Nominated by Melissa Davis, CFRE)


Join Us in Celebration of National Philanthropy Day & Our 2020 Cornerstone Award Winners

Registrations Due by Friday, November 8th

Individual Tickets - $45

Keynote Speaker - Cynthia Albright 


Cynthia Albright has managed many award-winning projects that have had significant impacts on
communities around the country. With 30 years of experience, she has worked on a wide range of assignments with
public, private, and nonprofit organizations.  Her work has been featured in national and local publications and she
is a regular presenter at conferences all over north America.

Register Online

If registration should close, due to capacity, please send an email to our Chapter Administrator,
Sherry Griffin Grundy, at to request a waiting list reservation. 
Should more seats become available, we will contact you.


Spirit of Giving Honoree

Each year the AFP Sierra Chapter honors volunteers in the field of philanthropy at our
National Philanthropy Day Luncheon / Annual Cornerstone Awards Presentation.  Download the Sponsorship &
Registration Form above for more information on how you can recognize a volunteer in our organization.

Questions:  Please contact our Chapter Administrator, Sherry Griffin Grundy, at or via phone at (775) 220-3993