National Philanthropy Day 2024


Thursday, November 14, 2024
La Lomita Ranch
11:30 am

The San Luis Obispo County Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) invites you to attend National Philanthropy Day 2024. Join us to celebrate the collective work non-profits do for and within the San Luis Obispo County community.

This year’s event will be in-person at La Lomita Ranch (1985 La Lomita Way, San Luis Obispo, CA, 93401).

Award Nominations

Nominate an Outstanding Philanthropist to be honored at the event: Submit Your Nomination Here

Who is eligible to receive an award?

Any resident of San Luis Obispo county who has made a deep commitment to support, more than one, nonprofit organization in the county.  A person or entity that gives the most money in dollars is not necessarily the only one eligible to be recognized.  Commitment to the community in addition to monetary donations could also include volunteer service and dedication. Awards will not be given posthumously unless someone representing the donor is still actively making gifts and involved with NPO’s in the community.

Nomination deadline: July 31st, 2024

Outstanding Philanthropist honorees have included: 

  • Clifford Clark
  • Bert and Candee Forbes
  • Harold J. Miossi Charitable Trust and trustee Howard Carroll
  • Joan Gellert-Sargen
  • Bank of America Foundation
  • Debbie Collins Johnson
  • Idler's Home

Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy honorees have included: 

  • Leah Maier, Hannah Makowetski, Zoe Makowetski, Hattie Taylor, Violette Nava, and Camille Sherod
  • Claire Guyader

President's Award honorees have included: 

  • Dr. Gil Stork
  • Sandi Sigurdson
  • Mary Verdin and Verdin Marketing
  • Alan Iftiniuk
  • Bob and Debbie Wacker

The Philanthropy Milestone Award honorees have included:

  • The Community Foundation San Luis Obispo County

Sponsorship Opportunities

Levels of sponsorship available (including table and half-table sponsors): NPD 2024 Sponsorship Opportunities and Benefits

AFP Global NPD

You can find more about AFP Global NPD here.