NPD Sponsorship & Advertising Opportunities

You are invited to gain valuable exposure for your organization by sponsoring and/or advertising at Minnesota’s celebration of National Philanthropy Day®, hosted by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP).

Since 1982 this event has honored individuals and businesses who have demonstrated exceptional leadership, and generosity of time and resources to encourage and advance philanthropy in our community.

By sponsoring or advertising at National Philanthropy Day® in Minnesota, you can reach an audience of more than 600 attendees with representatives from Fortune 500 companies, area businesses and prominent members of the community.

Sponsorship highlights include:

  • Visibility in marketing and promotional materials
  • Recognition on-site through signage and verbal remarks
  • Advertisements in the event program reaching hundreds of VIP guests at the Philanthropy Day celebration

According to the 2014 Minnesota Nonprofit Economy Report, there are nearly 3,500 nonprofit organizations in the state that employ a combined total of roughly 310,528 staff members, or 11.5 percent of the total workforce. These organizations also have thousands of donors and volunteers who are committed to making a difference in the lives of millions of people every single year … both in Minnesota and throughout the world.

What is National Philanthropy Day®?

Founded by AFP and first held in 1982, National Philanthropy Day® is a special day set aside in November.  Its purpose is to acknowledge the entire spectrum of services provided by the nonprofit community and recognize the profound impact that philanthropy has on the fabric of society.

How is Philanthropy Day celebrated in Minnesota?

Hosted by the Minnesota Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, this annual celebration of philanthropy in Minnesota includes a formal luncheon and awards presentation to individuals and organizations who have demonstrated exceptional leadership, generosity of time and resources, to encourage and advance philanthropy in our community.


Please call the AFP Minnesota office at 952-444-6361.

National Philanthropy Day® Sponsorship Opportunities

2018 Sponsorship Packages

Sponsor Level »  Gold Silver Bronze
Investment »
$5,000 $2,500 $1,000
First option for renewal of sponsorship
Photo with award winners and emcee
Branded items at the event
Recognition in press releases
Recognition in all pre-event advertisements logo
Recognition on program back cover * logo logo
Recognition on invitation * logo logo
Recognition at special pre-Educational seminar logo logo
Recognition in registration and VIP reception areas logo logo name
Recognition on pre-event projected scroll logo logo name
Recognition in program * logo logo name
Recognition on AFP Minnesota website logo logo name
Advertisement in program * full page full page half page
VIP event seating ** 2 tables
of 10
1 table
of 10
5 seats
Invitation to VIP reception
Verbal recognition during program

* Subject to print deadlines
** Any guest names not provided at the time of registration should be sent to or 952-444-6361 by 11/2.

National Philanthropy Day® Advertising Opportunities

Rates for 2018

Size Price
Full page $1,000
Half page $500
Quarter page $250

Ad Submission Requirements

The deadline for artwork and payments to be submitted to the AFP Minnesota Office is Monday, October 1, 2018.

File Requirements
Ads must be submitted as an .eps or .ai file; minimum of 300 dpi; full-color (CMYK); no layers; all fonts embedded.

Full Page Ad:  5″ wide x 8″ high
Half Page Ad:  5″ wide x 3.875″ high
Quarter Page Ad:  2.375″ wide x 3.875″ high

Please submit all ads to

Questions? Please call the AFP office at 952-444-6361.



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