National Philanthropy Day

Save the date!

AFP’s annual National Philanthropy Day celebration will be November 9, 2018, at the JW Marriott Mall of America in Bloomington. Registration will open at a later date.


Please contact National Philanthropy Day Chair Sarah Henely at or 612-436-4828!

Exterior of JW Marriott Minneapolis Mall of America

In case you missed it …

2017 NPD Highlights

2017 NPD Celebration Photo Gallery »

2017 NPD Honorees Videos »

Tom Ahern has graciously provided slides from his 2017 NPD Education Session Raising More Money with Your Donor Communications. View or download the slides here.

Interested in nominating an individual or group for a National Philanthropy Day Award?

Please fill out this interest form. A member of the awards committee will contact you in Spring 2018 with information on next steps in the nomination process.

Thank you for helping AFP Minnesota identify and recognize extraordinary
philanthropic efforts in our community.

About the Awards

Each year AFP honors individuals and groups who, through their hard work and dedication, have enhanced philanthropy, their communities and the world.

The AFP Minnesota Chapter recognizes outstanding achievements in these categories*

Outstanding Youth Award Individuals or group who has shown outstanding philanthropic effort within their community.
Outstanding Individual Philanthropist Individuals or families who have demonstrated outstanding civic and charitable responsibility and generosity.
Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser Individuals who have demonstrated exceptional leadership as a volunteer for a major fundraising project for more than one nonprofit.
Outstanding Professional Fundraiser Individuals who practice his/her profession in an exemplary manner and are an inspiration to others.
Outstanding Philanthropic Organization Businesses, corporations, foundations and/or organizations who have demonstrated outstanding philanthropic commitment.
Outstanding Legacy Award Posthumously awarded to individuals or families as recognition of their generosity and volunteer support.
*Not all awards are given every year

Upcoming Events

Thu 29

Informal Networking Happy Hour

March 29 | 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Apr 11
May 02

WEBINAR: State of Online Fundraising

May 2 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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