Celebration of Philanthropy

Another year of philanthropic success and recognition!


"Commitment to Community"

Leadership Awards and Spirit of Philanthropy Honorees Celebrated
Our AFP Greater Phoenix Chapter recognizes that there are many great nonprofits in the sector that does outstanding work within their local communities to provide education, health care, advocacy, environmental conservation, arts and so much more! At the end of the day, there are many organizations with donors, volunteers, grantors, and philanthropist who selflessly give and this year, we want to celebrate all the wonderful work that has happened in our sector through our Commitment to Community.

2022 Leadership Award Recipients
We are proud to recognize and support the 2022 Leaders in Philanthropy with the following awards:

Outstanding Philanthropist of the Year: Francis & Dionne Najafi
Nominated by: ASU Foundation

Fundraising Executive of the Year: Sam Fowler
Nominated by: Boys and Girls Clubs of the Valley

Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser: Dr. Kevin Foster
Nominated by: Arizona Burn Foundation

Outstanding Corporation & Corporate Foundation: Southwest Gas
Nominated by: Catholic Charities Community Services, Inc.

Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy: Maddie Orgen
Nominated by: A New Leaf

Thank you for your ongoing support. We truly value you, the work that you do to strengthen our community and your involvement with the AFP Greater Arizona chapter.