2018 National Philanthropy Day Awards
The Eastern Oklahoma Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) invites you to nominate individuals for our National Philanthropy Day Awards to be celebrated at the chapter’s annual NPD luncheon on Friday, November 9, 2018.
Distinguished awards for 2018 include:
Outstanding Philanthropist - an individual, family or group with a proven record of exceptional generosity who, through direct financial support, has demonstrated outstanding civic and charitable responsibility and whose generosity encourages others in philanthropic leadership.
Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser - an individual committed to the advancement of philanthropy who has demonstrated exceptional leadership skills in coordinating and motivating volunteers for major fundraising projects for more than one non-profit organization.
Outstanding Fundraising Executive - an individual who is a member of AFP - Eastern Oklahoma Chapter, works directly for a non-profit, charitable organization and exemplifies leadership that is effective, creative and stimulating with an ability to act as a team player, commitment to the profession and philanthropy through volunteer service and financial support of non-profits organizations.
Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy - a school student or student group 21 years of age or younger who has/have demonstrated outstanding commitment to the community through financial support or the development of charitable programs and leadership in philanthropy.
Outstanding Diversity & Inclusion in Philanthropy - an individual or organization that seeks to achieve a broad representation of experiences, perspectives, and cultures to ensure that the best possible thinking, ideas, opportunities and solutions are considered; intentionally creates a respectful and welcoming environment that is open to all; and appreciates the unique contributions of every member of the community.
Previous award recipients are eligible for re-consideration within the same or a different category if they were previously recognized in or before the year 2011. Please review the list of past recipients provided here before submitting your nominations.
The nomination period closes Friday, May 11, 2018 at 5:00pm.
If a nominee is selected as a finalist to go before the review panel, the nominator will be notified by May 23, 2018. The following items will then be required from the nominator by June 4, 2018:
• Two letters of support from other individuals or organizations benefiting from or advocating for the nominee’s achievements and contributions
• A maximum one-page biography of the nominee
If you have any questions, please contact:
Monica Champ, 2018 NPD Chair & President Elect
Tom Taylor, 2018 NPD Awards Committee Chair & VP of Membership