Philanthropy Awards

Congratulations 2018 AFP Greater Detroit Philanthropy Awardees!

The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) of Greater Detroit is pleased to announce the 2018 AFP Philanthropy Award recipients who will be honored at the National Philanthropy Day Dinner, Thursday, November 8 at The Henry in Dearborn. Awards are presented in eight categories, outlined here, and awardees are selected based on their exceptional philanthropic contributions and commitment to enhancing Southeastern Michigan.

To access the vignette videos of this year's awardees, click here.

MAX M. FISHER AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING PHILANTHROPIST 
Ambassador Ronald Weiser and Eileen Weiser, nominated by University of Michigan-Dearborn

EDMUND T. AHEE JEWEL AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING VOLUNTEER FUNDRAISER 
Karen Colina Wilson Smithbauer, nominated by the Autism Alliance of Michigan

OUTSTANDING CORPORATION AWARD 
JP Morgan Chase, nominated by Southwest Solutions

OUTSTANDING FOUNDATION AWARD 
Sponsored by Plante Moran
William Davidson Foundation
, nominated by Detroit Symphony Orchestra

DR. JOHN S. LORE AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING FUNDRAISING EXECUTIVE 
Tracy Utech, nominated by Wayne State University

SPARKY ANDERSON AWARD FOR YOUTH IN PHILANTHROPY 
Detroit Feedback Loop, nominated by Wayne State University

NEAL SHINE AWARD FOR MEDIA COMMITMENT TO PHILANTHROPY 
Rich Homberg, nominated by Detroit Public Television

GEORGE W. ROMNEY AWARD FOR LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT IN VOLUNTEERISM 
Allan Gilmour, nominated by Wayne State University

Questions? Please contact Steve Ragan, chair of the 2018 National Philanthropy Day Awards Committee, at sragan@swsol.org.