National Philanthropy Day 2018

National Philanthropy Day 2018

National Philanthropy Day
® (NPD) is celebrated by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) and hundreds of non-profit and for-profit organizations throughout North America. On this special day, we recognize the great philanthropic contributions to the community of philanthropy and those active volunteers who devote their time to advance the efforts of various organizations.

Please join us for the 2018 National Philanthropy Day celebrated by AFP SC, Piedmont Chapter on Thursday, November 15 at the Embassy Suites on Verdae Boulevard in Greenville. The AFP SC, Piedmont Chapter will recognize philanthropists’ significant contributions to various organizations across our region. Specifically, our chapter will honor four outstanding philanthropists in the Upstate community in the following areas - Corporate Philanthropist of the Year; Individual Philanthropist of the Year; Young Philanthropist of the Year; and Volunteer Fundraiser of the Year. Organizations will also have the opportunity to honor their own philanthropists in each of the categories.

If you are interested in being a part of National Philanthropy Day this November, please click here to view sponsorship information. Additional questions can be directed to Kea Wade.

Congratulations to the 2018 AFP SC, Piedmont Chapter Honorees:

Corporate Philanthropist of the Year


Individual Philanthropist of the Year

Ann Bryan

Young Philanthropist of the Year

Vic Bailey IV, Leslie Bailey Calicutt, and Neely Bailey Darr

Volunteer Fundraiser of the Year

Dr. Gloria Webb Close



Thank You To Our Generous 2018 Sponsors:

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Bob Jones University
Greenville Health System
Habitat for Humanity of Greenville County
SC School for the Deaf and the Blind Foundation 
Southeastern Printing
The Family Effect


Barnet Development
The Concord Leadership Group