Call For National Philanthropy Day® 2022 Award Nominations

The Greater Tri-State Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) is seeking nominations for its 2022 National Philanthropy Day® Awards. Local community members may nominate someone who makes a difference in our community with their giving back. Awards will be given in the following categories: Outstanding Individual Philanthropist, Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser, Outstanding Professional Fundraiser, Outstanding Philanthropic Organization, and Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy (grade school, high school, or college).

National Philanthropy Day ® nomination forms are available online at Nominations are due by June 17, 2022. Nominations are reviewed by a volunteer panel of judges.

For any questions related to the nominations please contact committee chair, Wendy Knight at 844-642-2338 x2379.

The National Philanthropy Day® Awards Luncheon will be held on Tuesday, November 15, at the Grand River Center. Registration begins at 11:15 AM and the event runs from 11:45-1:30 PM. Tickets are $40 and will be available beginning in October. Sponsorships are also available. To learn more about sponsorship opportunities please contact Greg Orwoll at

Congratulations to last year’s recipients: Outstanding Individual Philanthropist – EJ Droessler, Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser – Paul Kronlage, Outstanding Philanthropic Organization – East Dubuque Nitrogen Fertilizers Fighting Cancer, Outstanding Professional Fundraiser – Courtney Leonard.

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