Thursday, October 30, 2014

Chattanooga’s Top Philanthropists Of The Year Announced - 10/29/2014 - Chattanoogan.com

Chattanooga’s Top Philanthropists Of The Year Announced - 10/29/2014 - Chattanoogan.com: "Chattanooga’s top philanthropists of 2014 will be honored during a celebration of National Philanthropy Day on Tuesday, November 18. The Southeast Tennessee Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals will host the annual event at the Chattanoogan Hotel Ballroom from 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m."



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Monday, October 27, 2014

Dr. John S. Lore Award for Outstanding Fundraising Executive: Audrey Olmstead | Crain's Detroit Business

Dr. John S. Lore Award for Outstanding Fundraising Executive: Audrey Olmstead | Crain's Detroit Business: "Over the years, Olmstead's fundraising efforts have brought in million-dollar gifts. She was responsible for raising funds from private donors for the building for the Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences at Wayne State University and before that, raised money for the David Adamany Undergraduate Library there.

She also helps mentor and guide other members of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, serving on its program committee for several years and co-chairing National Philanthropy Day in 2003.

"My staff participates as active members in the AFP, interacting with individuals facing the same challenges as we do in fundraising. We share ideas and learn from each other. There are some extraordinary philanthropists in this area," Olmstead said.

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Non-profits: Recruit next-generation volunteers | Rochester Business Journal New York business news and information

Non-profits: Recruit next-generation volunteers | Rochester Business Journal New York business news and information: "At the same time, it’s no secret that many non-profits continue to struggle with underfunding and an overall lack of resources. For these to thrive long term, we must look to the future of succession planning. This begins with volunteers. As the Association of Fundraising Professionals’ National Philanthropy Day approaches, we must seriously reconsider how we approach and engage this next generation. "



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Thursday, October 23, 2014

Neighbor Newspapers - Luncheon to honor local fundraising stars

Neighbor Newspapers - Luncheon to honor local fundraising stars: "Retired Equifax CEO Thomas F. Chapman will receive the philanthropist of the year award and Alvin Sugarman, rabbi emeritus of The Temple, will be honored as volunteer fundraiser of the year.

In addition, the Philanthropic Leader of Tomorrow honor will be awarded to Junior League of Atlanta President Jennifer Bennecke and the teen volunteer of the year will be announced and recognized at the event. "



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Fundraising Professionals of Poconos announces winners - News - poconorecord.com - Stroudsburg, PA

Fundraising Professionals of Poconos announces winners - News - poconorecord.com - Stroudsburg, PA: "The Association of Fundraising Professionals Pocono Mountains Chapter will celebrate the ninth annual National Philanthropy Day by honoring local philanthropists for their commitment and generosity to nonprofits within the Pocono Mountains region at a reception and dinner from 6 to 9:30 p.m. on Nov. 13 at Stroudsmoor’s Lawnhaven in Stroudsburg."



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Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Coronadan To Be Honored As Part Of National Philanthropy Day Celebrations - Coronado Eagle & Journal | Coronado News | Coronado Island News: Coronado Island News

Coronadan To Be Honored As Part Of National Philanthropy Day Celebrations - Coronado Eagle & Journal | Coronado News | Coronado Island News: Coronado Island News

Irion announces retirement from St. Vincent Healthcare Foundation

Irion announces retirement from St. Vincent Healthcare Foundation: "Irion’s retirement announcement coincided this week with an announcement from the Montana Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals. For the first time, the St. Vincent Healthcare Foundation received the Outstanding Foundation Award. To qualify for this award, a private foundation must demonstrate outstanding commitment through financial support and through encouragement and motivation."



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Tuesday, October 14, 2014

The 2014 San Diego National Philanthropy Day Awards honor San Diego people and companies that make San Diego a better place. | UTSanDiego.com

The 2014 San Diego National Philanthropy Day Awards honor San Diego people and companies that make San Diego a better place. | UTSanDiego.com: "When Daisy Aguilar and Rosa Olascoaga are honored as Outstanding Youth Volunteers at the San Diego National Philanthropy Day Awards on Oct. 28, the two college freshmen will be sharing the stage with such local luminaries as Ernest and Evelyn Rady and Lori M. Walton. They will be sharing the credit with the people who handed them the philanthropy torch and taught them how to run with it."



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Tuesday, October 07, 2014

Sonja Zuckerman to be honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

Sonja Zuckerman to be honored with Lifetime Achievement Award: "In the ninth decade of her life, Sonja Zuckerman personifies a Lifetime of Achievement as a philanthropist and volunteer leader.
Additional 2014 AFP Miami National Philanthropy Day Honorees: Jorge Perez, Outstanding Philanthropist; David Lawrence Jr., James W. McLamore Outstanding Volunteer Award; Macy’s, Julia Tuttle Award – Community Involvement & Corporate Citizenship, and The Miami Foundation, Outstanding Grant Maker Award. AFP Miami was founded in 1975 to advance the field of fundraising by promoting the highest ethical standards and professional practices throughout the local nonprofit sector. In 1985, AFP Miami initiated the first National Philanthropy Day awards event. Today, National Philanthropy Day is celebrated across North America and around the world."



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Monday, October 06, 2014

United Way: Local philanthropists to be honored

United Way: Local philanthropists to be honored: "his year, the local chapter of Association of Fundraising Professionals will recognize those who best represent the spirit of philanthropy in four categories: Outstanding Philanthropist; Outstanding Philanthropic Foundation, Organization or Corporation; Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser; and Outstanding Fundraising Professional."



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Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Carmel Valley resident among nine to be honored for philanthropy - Del Mar Times | Del Mar Times

Carmel Valley resident among nine to be honored for philanthropy - Del Mar Times | Del Mar Times: "Nine outstanding community leaders, including Carmel Valley resident Sam “The Cooking Guy” Zien, have been chosen as honorees at the upcoming National Philanthropy Day Awards Luncheon.
The event, presented by Sharp HealthCare, will take place Oct. 28 at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel. National Philanthropy Day is in its 42nd year and is organized by the Association of Fundraising Professionals, San Diego Chapter (AFPSD). "



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Thursday, September 18, 2014

Outstanding Washington State Philanthropists to be Honored at Association of Fundraising Professionals Washington... -- SEATTLE, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Outstanding Washington State Philanthropists to be Honored at Association of Fundraising Professionals Washington... -- SEATTLE, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --: "SEATTLE, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Association of Fundraising Professionals Washington Chapter has named six outstanding philanthropists to honor at its National Philanthropy Day luncheon.

The luncheon will be held Nov. 5, at The Westin Hotel in downtown Seattle. More than 1,000 donors, volunteers, leaders and other supporters of nonprofit organizations are expected to attend – making it one of the largest National Philanthropy Day celebrations in the nation.

"It's not often we have the opportunity to hear about the good things that are going on in our communities," said Janet (Jan) Aldrich Jacobs, CFRE, CAP®, president of the Association of Fundraising Professionals Washington Chapter. "This is a day for the community to come together and be inspired by the very personal stories of people from all walks of life who work tirelessly to make the world a better place.""




Monday, September 15, 2014

Ernest and Evelyn Rady named Philanthropists of the Year by AFP - Monday Morning Good News - Summer 2014 - San Diego, California

Ernest and Evelyn Rady named Philanthropists of the Year by AFP - Monday Morning Good News - Summer 2014 - San Diego, California

The Association of Fundraising Professionals, San Diego Chapter has
announced the honorees to be recognized at National Philanthropy Day on
Oct. 28 presented by Sharp HealthCare. The luncheon is being held at the
Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel. National Philanthropy Day is in its
42nd year and is organized by the Association of Fundraising
Professionals, San Diego Chapter.  Ernest and Evelyn Rady are recognized
as Outstanding Philanthropists for their transformational philanthropy
and dedication to the community. Their contributions to the community
are not only financial but also their time and commitment to the
organizations they support.

Thursday, September 11, 2014

AFP honors community philanthropists on National Philanthropy Day | Idaho Business Review



The Idaho chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals is
once again honoring the people who are making a difference to the
community in a big way. Since 1986, the AFP has set aside a day to
recognize and pay tribute to those people and organizations who have
made great contributions to our lives, our communities and our world.
This year on Nov. 12 more than 125 communities and 50,000 people
worldwide will participate in National Philanthropy Day events and
celebrations.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

The AFP Blog: Why

The AFP Blog: Why

The “why” of philanthropy is why AFP put together its National Philanthropy Day® contest this year: Who is Your Philanthropic Idol? We wanted to know who—or what—inspires you to be a volunteer, donor, advocate or helper.

Friday, May 16, 2014

Free nominations workshop offered for philanthropic nominations � TCPalm.com (User story from MAUREEN NICOLACE)

Free nominations workshop offered for philanthropic nominations � TCPalm.com (User story from MAUREEN NICOLACE): VERO BEACH — A free workshop for any Indian River County nonprofit organization interested in nominating an individual or business for this year's National Philanthropy Day will be held at 8:30 a.m. on June 4.