2018 NPD Nominations

Taking Nominations!


AFP-GLAC National Philanthropy Day Awards 2018

Remember to tell us who, what, when, where and – most importantly – why your nomination deserves to be a winner. Individuals/organizations are eligible for nomination in more than one category. Go online here to submit your nomination by July 24, 2018.

Click here to view the list of previous honorees.

Ground Rules

  1. In order to nominate someone, you must have permission from the individual in order to nominate him or her for an award.
  2. You may encourage others to nominate the same person or organization.
  3. If your nominee is chosen, you must confirm that the person or representatives from the organization can attend the event on November 7, 2018.
  4. If your nominee is chosen, you will serve as liaison to the nominee by assisting the NPD Committee with inviting guests and sponsors.
  5. If your nominee is chosen, you agree to attend the VIP reception during the Regional Philanthropy Conference.


Categories for NPD Awards 2018:

  • “Outstanding Young Philanthropist

An individual under 40 who has made significant philanthropic contributions toward a nonprofit organization.


  • “Outstanding Public or Private Foundation”

A corporate or family foundation making a significant impact through advocacy and philanthropy.


  • “Lifetime Achievement

An individual or couple who have made a difference through a lifetime of service and philanthropy.


  • “Outstanding Nonprofit Organization”

A non-profit that has done an exemplary job at advancing its mission.     


  • “Outstanding Professional Fundraiser”

A gift officer or grant writer who is doing a phenomenal job in raising funds for their charitable organization.

For questions, please contact Chair, Julia Scheibmeir at Julia.Scheibmeir@usc.edu .