National Philanthropy Day!

A celebration of philanthropists in Northwest Arkansas who enrich our community, hosted by the Association of Fundraising Professionals, NWA

National Philanthropy Day is a special day set aside in November to recognize the great contributions of philanthropy—and those people active in the philanthropic community—to the enrichment of our world.

We look forward to recognizing the amazing local individuals and organizations who will be honored at this year's National Philanthropy Day on November 18th. More details to follow about the incredibly special virtual event.


  • Northwest Arkansas Food Bank, COVID -19 Hero
  • The Schmieding Foundation, Lifetime Achievement
  • Unilever, Outstanding Corporation
  • Emily Ironside, Outstanding Fundraising Executive
  • Jane Hunt Meade, Outstanding Philanthropist
  • Mandy Macke, Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser
  • Northwest Arkansas Council, Special Judges Award
  • Fayetteville High School Student Council, Youth in Philanthropy

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    Get the tools and strategies you need to be a more effective fundraising leader! AFP LEAD—the Association of Fundraising Professionals’ annual leadership conference—is coming soon, October 14-15, featuring themes such as leading through change, fueling your mission, diversity and inclusion, ethics, mental health supports, and more.

    With AFP LEAD, you get 12 virtual education sessions (all eligible for CFRE education points), networking opportunities and two standout keynote speakers in author and nonprofit executive Edgar Villanueva and Chef José Andrés.

    AFP professional members can register for $249 (nonmembers for $449) and specialty member pricing is available to other membership categories. Visit afplead.org to learn more and register!

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