Association of Fundraising Professionals
Greater Baton Rouge Chapter

2018 National Philanthropy Day® Luncheon

Tuesday, November 6, 2018
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Renaissance Baton Rouge
7000 Bluebonnet Boulevard, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

National Philanthropy Day celebrates the charitable work that everyone does to make a difference and create impact in communities across America. From major donors to the humblest volunteer, from tiny tots to senior citizens, what generous people do from the heart makes a difference!

AFP Greater Baton Rouge is now accepting nominations for National Philanthropy Day Awards.

Download the packet and submit your nomination by email or by Google form.

A listing of past honorees may be found here.

The deadline is May 15, 2018.


Outstanding Leadership in Corporate Philanthropy Award goes to a business or corporation that demonstrates outstanding long-term financial support of one or more charitable causes. In addition, they may also offer consistent employee volunteer service to one or more non-profit organizations, and serve as an example of commitment to philanthropy.

Outstanding Philanthropist Award goes to an individual who demonstrates outstanding civic responsibility through financial support with personal contributions or through family foundation or donor-advised funds. A nominee must have a proven record of exceptional generosity over a number of years and have actively solicited and encouraged other individuals, companies, or foundations to follow their example.

Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser Award goes to an individual who demonstrates exceptional leadership skills in coordinating groups of volunteers for one or more major fundraising projects. In addition, there is evidence of an obvious commitment to the advancement of philanthropy in general.

Outstanding Philanthropic Foundation Award goes to a Foundation that demonstrates outstanding financial support over a period of time to one or more charitable causes. This Foundation sets an example for others to follow.

Outstanding Philanthropic Service Organization Award goes to a non-profit organization that demonstrates ongoing significant financial support and volunteer involvement in one or more charitable causes over a period of time.

Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy Award goes to either an individual or a group of young people, age 21 and under, who show a genuine commitment to service and financial support of a charitable cause or causes over a period of time.

Outstanding Professional Fundraiser Award goes to an outstanding member of the AFP Greater Baton Rouge Chapter who consistently practices his/her profession in an exemplary manner. Only current AFP members may be nominated. Current NPD Chairperson or members of the Award Selection Committee are not eligible for nomination.

The Legacy Award goes to an individual, couple, or family who has made a significant impact on Baton Rouge organizations through a charitable planned gift. Based on the selection committee’s preference, more than one award may be awarded in this category a year.

Spirit of Giving Award goes to an individual whose exceptional leadership in philanthropy, extraordinary civic responsibility, and overall generosity has a measurable impact in our community. The nominee of this award may be living or recently deceased. The narrative should outline the nominee’s lifetime of philanthropic accomplishments. This is a special award and the judges may choose not to present this award every year.

For more information on NPD, please contact:

Laurie White Adams, NPD Chair


Tammy V. Abshire, CFRE, Chapter Administrator
337-501- 5696,