Association of Fundraising Professionals is CALLING FOR AWARD NOMINATIONS

National Philanthropy Day® recognizes the great contributions of philanthropy to the enrichment of the community.

Online PR News – 18-June-2016 – Louisville, KY – Contact:
Kate Biagi-Rickert
National Philanthropy Day Chair
katebr@kosair.org
502.637.7696 (Office)
502.689.0060 (Cell)

Association of Fundraising Professionals (Greater Louisville Chapter) is
CALLING FOR AWARD NOMINATIONS
Nominations due by June 30, 2016

June 14, 2016 . Louisville, KY The Association of Fundraising Professionals Greater Louisville Chapter invites nominations for its annual National Philanthropy Day Awards Luncheon to be held on Friday, November 18, 2016, at the Seelbach Hilton Hotel.
National Philanthropy Day® recognizes the great contributions of philanthropy — and those people active in the philanthropic community — to the enrichment of the community. Individuals and organizations making philanthropic contributions to the Greater Louisville and Southern Indiana community will be considered in seven award categories. All nominations are due Thursday, June 30, 2016. Visit afpgreaterlouisville.org and click on the 'Philanthropy Day' section for a listing of awards and nomination details.

• Baylor Landrum, Jr., Leave a Legacy Award: recognizes an individual who has made a planned gift or has helped to promote planned giving in our community.

• Frank W. Penick Founder’s Award: presented to an individual who has demonstrated exceptional leadership and commitment to the advancement of the development profession, and provides a grant to support the recipient’s continuing professional education. Nominees must have at least 10 years of experience.

• Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser: recognizes an individual who has demonstrated exceptional leadership in raising money and organizing groups of volunteers for major fundraising projects for more than one organization.

• Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy: recognizes an individual or a group of young people ages 5-17 who demonstrate outstanding commitment to the community through direct financial support, development of charitable programs, volunteering, or leadership in philanthropy.

• Philanthropist of the Year - Individual: recognizes an individual with a proven record of exceptional generosity who demonstrates outstanding civic and charitable responsibility, and whose generosity encourages others to take on philanthropic leadership roles on local, national, and international levels.

• Philanthropist of the Year – Organization: recognizes a business or grant-making organization with a proven record of exceptional generosity through direct financial support and whose generosity encourages others to take on philanthropic leadership roles on local, national, and international levels.

• Young Philanthropist of the Year: recognizes an individual or a group of young people ages 18-35 who demonstrate outstanding commitment to a community through direct financial support, development of charitable programs, volunteering and leadership in philanthropy.

About AFP Greater Louisville

The Association for Fundraising Professionals Greater Louisville is an official chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that represents nearly 30,000 members in more than 205 chapters throughout the world, working to advance philanthropy through education, training, mentoring, research, credentialing, and advocacy. The association fosters the development and growth of fundraising professionals and promotes high ethical standards in the fundraising profession. To learn more, visit afpgreaterlouisville.org.

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Contact Information
Kate Biagi-Rickert

502-637-7696