Indiana Philanthropy Awards Celebration

Indiana Philanthropy Awards Celebration

presented by:


Thursday, November 15, 2018

11:15 a.m. - Networking Reception
12 Noon - Luncheon & Awards Presentation

For sponsorship information, please contact Julie McDearmon at




Indiana Philanthropy Awards Categories we will recognize include:

  1. Lifetime Achievement:  An individual or family who has demonstrated a record of exceptional service as a donor or volunteer and has left a remarkable legacy through their philanthropy.
  2. Outstanding Philanthropist:  An individual or family whose generosity has positively impacted the community and/or encouraged and inspired others to take philanthropic leadership roles.
  3. Outstanding Fundraising Professional:  An individual who practices the fundraising profession in an exemplary manner and is an inspiration to others.
    • Must be an AFP member for a minimum of 12 months prior to date of application.  To confirm membership status, email Sara Nash, AFP-IC Chapter Administrator at
  4. Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser:  An individual or family that successfully coordinated and motivated groups of volunteers for fundraising projects that have had significant impact on a charitable organization(s).
  5. Outstanding Foundation:  A community, private, or corporate foundation that has demonstrated substantial impact.
  6. Outstanding Philanthropy Group:  Giving circles; donor affinity, alumni or community groups; civic or social service organizations; and similar entities that have promoted philanthropy or volunteerism within an organization or community.
  7. Outstanding Youth Achievement:  An individual or group through age 22 who participated in direct financial support, development of charitable programs, volunteerism and/or philanthropic leadership.
  8. Outstanding Corporation:  A business with more than 100 employees and/or annual revenue greater than $5 million that has practiced impactful corporate giving and/or motivated philanthropic support, leadership, and volunteerism among its employees.

Lunch Menu
Potato Leek Soup
Bread & Butter
Entree:  Salad of Herb Grilled Julienned Chicken, Candied Pecans, D'Anjou Pears, Shaved Parmesan, Mixed Greens in a Radicchio Cup, Maple Balsamic
Vinaigrette Autumn Salad of Wild Rice with Charred Green Beans and Roasted Butternut Squash
Honey Cheese Straw
Dessert: German Apple Cheesecake, Berry Pound Cake, and Cookies & Cream Parfaits
Water, Coffee, & Tea



Click here to see the list of past recipients.