2020 NPD Award Ceremony

2020 Virtual National Philanthropy Day Awards Celebration

November 13, 2020
Virtual Only

Thank you to all who joined in this special celebration!
You can view a recording of the full program here.


Each year the Finger Lakes Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals joins chapters across the country in celebrating National Philanthropy Day, a day to honor the charitable work that everyone does to make a difference in and have a positive impact on our community. 

Our community continues to be uplifted through philanthropic support, even in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. Thank you for this opportunity to acknowledge these generous acts together! 
The National Philanthropy Day Awards Celebration is always open to anyone.

2020 Awardees 
Philanthropists of the Year -  Heather and Bruce Lane, Purity Ice Cream
Corporate Philanthropist of the Year - Tompkins Financial Corporation
Volunteer Fundraiser of the Year - Jennifer Whittaker, Board President, Cayuga Medical Center Foundation
Outstanding Professional Achievement in Nonprofit Leadership - Sherri Koski, Ithaca Community Childcare Center

2020 National Philanthropy Day emcee Eliza VanCort, author of the forthcoming book A Woman's Guide to Claiming Space: Stand Tall. Raise Your Voice. Be Heard., joined us in celebrating this year's NPD award recipients and your Partners in Philanthropy! 
Learn more about this must-read book here:

See past awardees here!

For inquiries regarding sponsorship, nominations, and the event please contact us at secretary@afpflny.com 

Thank You to our 2020 Event Sponsors!