National Philanthropy Day (NPD) is held annually in November to celebrate individuals and organizations for their philanthropic efforts - giving, volunteering and charitable engagement. The 2019 Distinguished Volunteer Recognition Luncheon, sponsored by the AFP Tri-State Chapter, will be held beginning at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, November 15 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Martinsburg, WV.
In addition to Distinguished Volunteers nominated by area non-profits, the AFP Tri-State Chapter also honors the following: Youth in Philanthropy Award, Individual Philanthropist of the Year Award, and Corporate Philanthropist of the Year Award.
Awards and Recognition
Applications will be available later this year.
DISTINGUISHED VOLUNTEER RECOGNITION
The Association of Fundraising Professionals offers you an opportunity to have a noteworthy fundraising volunteer within your organization recognized with its Distinguished Volunteer Award. Nonprofit organizations are invited to choose an individual they would like to see recognized and the individual will receive the award. This is not a competitive process between volunteers submitted by their respective organizations.
YOUTH IN PHILANTHROPY AWARD
This award is presented to a high school senior that has demonstrated outstanding commitment through financial support and encouragement and motivation of others to take leadership roles toward philanthropic and community involvement in the Tri-State area. This year, 2019, will be our fifth year honoring an exceptional “Youth in Philanthropy.” Along with this award, the VA, Tri-State Chapter will also award the recipient with a $500 college scholarship.
INDIVIDUAL PHILANTHROPIST OF THE YEAR AWARD
This award is presented to an individual or family with a proven record of generosity who, through exemplary leadership in the philanthropic community, has demonstrated civic and charitable responsibility, and whose generosity encourages others to take philanthropic leadership roles in the Tri-State area.
CORPORATE PHILANTHROPIST OF THE YEAR AWARD
This award is presented to a business, corporation, corporate or private foundation, or civic organization that has demonstrated outstanding commitment through financial support and encouragement and motivation of others to take leadership roles toward philanthropic and community involvement in the Tri-State area. Previous Award Recipients