SAN DIEGO – May 11, 2012 – National Philanthropy Day is celebrated throughout the United States every year. This fall, the Association of Fundraising Professionals, San Diego Chapter, continues the tradition and is looking for eight outstanding local philanthropists and volunteers to be recognized at the organization’s 40th Annual Philanthropy Awards Luncheon on Thursday, October 25, 2012 at the Hilton Bayfront Hotel San Diego. The deadline for submissions is Friday, June 1, 2012 at 5:00 p.m.
The categories are:
•Outstanding Organizational Volunteer
•Outstanding Development/Fundraising Volunteer
•Outstanding Philanthropic Organization
•Outstanding Philanthropic Corporation
•Outstanding Celebrity Volunteer
•Outstanding Youth/Student Volunteer
For more details about the categories and the nomination process, please visit their website.
About National Philanthropy Day
National Philanthropy Day is a special day set aside each year around the world to show appreciation for all that has been accomplished in the Culture of Philanthropy. This year marks the 40th event for the AFP San Diego Chapter. The luncheon gives the entire community the opportunity to recognize the great contributions – and those people and organizations making a difference – that make San Diego such an extraordinary region.
About the Association of Fundraising Professionals San Diego Chapter
Association of Fundraising Professionals San Diego Chapter (AFPSD) is dedicated to empowering people and organizations to practice ethical and effective fundraising through education, certification, mentoring and diversity recruitment. The AFP San Diego Chapter represents over 300 professionals who are the leaders of their respective nonprofit organizations. AFP was formerly the National Society of Fund Raising Executives (NSFRE). Since 1972, AFP has been honoring the spirit of philanthropy in our community by honoring local individuals and companies for their philanthropic endeavors.
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