National Philanthropy Day 2018


AFPSPV Celebrates National Philanthropy Day
Thursday, November 15, 2018, 11:30 am - 2:00 pm | Location TBD

National Philanthropy Day is always a special day to recognize and pay tribute to the great contributions that philanthropy — and those active in the philanthropic community — make to our lives, communities and world. This year on November 16th, AFPSBV celebrates inspirational individuals, organizations and businesses in the community who generously give their time, talents and resources to all that philanthropy makes possible.

NPD Award Categories

Each year AFPSBV marks one day to celebrate the spirit of giving by recognizing exemplars in philanthropy and social change. On Thursday, November 15, 2018, we will present the 2018 awards to individuals and institutions whose giving to the community inspires all of us. The award categories are:

Philanthropist of the Year, Santa Barbara County
Philanthropist of the Year, Ventura County
Volunteer of the Year, Santa Barbara County
Volunteer of the Year, Ventura County
Youth Philanthropist of the Year
Professional Fundraiser of the Year

Nominations are now open! 
Who would you choose as the 2018 philanthropist, volunteer, youth in philanthropy, or fundraising professional of the year in Santa Barbara and Ventura County? Help us honor these fine folks by submitting your nomination on or before Tuesday, July 31, 2018. Nominees and nominators do not need to be an AFPSBV member. Click here to view the list of past National Philanthropy Day honorees.

Download the nomination criteria | Download the nomination form | Submit nomination online


Save the Date!

National Philanthropy Day:
A Local Celebration

November 15, 2018

Registration coming soon.

NPD Committee 2018

Molly Kemper, Chair
Lauren Amundson
Carrie L. Hughes
Rachel Johnson
Karen Y. Kawaguchi
Amber Landis-Stover
Hilary Molina
Madeline Serrano Sattler