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National Philanthropy Day

26th Annual National Philanthropy Day Awards & Luncheon 

Tuesday, November 10, 2015
 
Sinclair Community College Ponitz Center

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The Association of Fundraising Professionals, Greater Dayton Region Chapter is pleased to announce the slate of honorees for the 2015 National Philanthropy Day Awards & Luncheon. These individuals and organizations are being recognized for their commitment to philanthropy and making a difference in Greater Dayton.

Congratulations to our 2015 National Philanthropy Day Award winners:

Outstanding Philanthropist: Lisa Hanauer & Susan Spiegel, nominated by AIDS Resource Center Ohio

Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser: Dr. Michael Ervin, nominated by Downtown Dayton Partnership

Outstanding Fundraising Executive: Michael Parks, nominated by The Dayton Foundation

Outstanding Foundation: Jack W. and Sally D. Eichelberger Foundation, nominated by The Human Race Theatre Company

Outstanding Large Corporation: Synchrony Financial, nominated by Nancy Slezak

Outstanding Small Corporation: Tobin Brothers Moving & Storage, nominated by The Foodbank

Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy (18-23): University of Dayton Distance 4 Dreams, nominated by A Special Wish Foundation Dayton Chapter

Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy (5-17): Max Mader, nominated by The Levin Family Foundation

All honorees will be recognized by the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Greater Dayton Region Chapter at our National Philanthropy Day Awards & Luncheon on November 10th.


Award Category Descriptions

 
Outstanding Philanthropist Award pays tribute to an individual or family with a proven record of exceptional generosity who,through direct financial support, demonstrates outsanding civic and charitable responsibility and whose generosity encourages other to take philanthropic leadership roles on a community, national and/or international level.

Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser Award rewards a special individual or family that demonstrates outstanding skills in coordinating and motivating groups of donors and volunteers for fundraising projects for the benefit of charitable institutions. The recipient must have demonstrated exceptional leadership skills in coordinating groups of donors and volunteers for major fundraising projects for MORE THAN ONE nonprofit organization.

Outstanding Fundraising Professional Award honors an outstanding individual fundraising professional who works directly for a nonprofit, charitable organization. Consultants or other individuals not working directly for a charity are INELIGIBLE for this award. Nominees must have a MINIMUM of 10 years of experience as a professional fundraiser working directly for a nonprofit organization (years as a consultant will not be considered). They must also be a current AFP member.

The Outstanding Foundation Award honors a foundation that demonstrates outstanding commitment through financial support, innovation, encouragement and motivation of others to take leadership roles in philanthropy and national, international and/or community involvement.

The Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy Awards (2 awards: one for young people ages 5-17 and one for young people ages 18-23) recognizes service by an individual or group of young people who demonstrate outstanding commitment to the community through direct financial support, development of charitable programs, volunteering and leadership in philanthropy.

The Outstanding Large Corporation Award honors a corporation or its corporate foundation that demonstrates outstanding commitment through financial support and through encouragement and motivation of others to take leadership roles toward philanthropy and community involvement. One award will be given in this category. A large business or corporation is defined as one with 100 or more employees in the greater Dayton region.

The Outstanding Small Corporation Award honors a corporation or its corporate foundation that demonstrates outstanding commitment through financial support and through encouragement and motivation of others to take leadership roles toward philanthropy and community involvement. One award will be given in this category. A small business or corporation is defined as one with up to 100 employees in the greater Dayton region.

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2015 Association of Fundraising Professionals, Greater Dayton Region Chapter