National Philanthropy Day
National Philanthropy Day®, nationally recognized each year in November, acknowledges the entire spectrum of services provided by the nonprofit community and recognizes the profound impact that philanthropy has on the fabric of society. And, each year AFP honors individuals and groups who, through their hard work and dedication, have enhanced philanthropy, their communities and the world.
2017 National Philanthropy Day Recognition Luncheon
November 9, 2017 | 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Hilton Garden Inn, 7213 Nordic Drive, Cedar Falls, Iowa
We are accepting nominations in five Gift of the Heart categories, due Friday, September 8, 2017.
Download the 2017 nomination form and submit by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or mailing a paper copy to: AFP-Northeast Iowa Chapter PO Box 1111, Waterloo, IA 50704. *For best results, click 'Save As' and save a copy to your desktop so you don't lose your work!
Who do you know that gives of their heart in their community? Read the 2017 Gift of the Heart categories below and nominate a deserving person or group to be recognized at this year's luncheon!
The winner of each category will have the opportunity to donate $250.00 to their favorite charity, thanks to our sponsor, Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa.
Gift of the Heart: Philanthropy: This award recognize a person or persons whose lifetime or long-term achievements exemplify commitment and dedication toward helping society. This person(s) is a passionate volunteer who has given of their time, talent, and/or treasure over a long period of time.
Gift of the Heart: Legacy: This award will be given to an individual or organization that inspires philanthropic endeavors by individuals in subsequent generations. This person(s) has helped young people understand the value of giving back to the community as volunteers or donors. Nominees should be living at the time of nomination.
Gift of the Heart: Governance: This award recognizes a board of directors whose actions demonstrate philanthropic leadership, direct involvement, and financial support of a nonprofit organization in Northeast Iowa. A nonprofit organization is being transformed or improved by the efforts of this board of directors who is actively engaged in supporting the mission of that organization through volunteer hours, strategic planning, and monetary contributions.
Gift of the Heart: Community Partnerships: This award recognizes a corporation, group or nonprofit organization that has employed a unique and innovative approach to improving its philanthropic endeavors through a new or existing successful partnership. New and exciting programs or processes have been developed or implemented to expand services or strengthen programming for the betterment of the community.
Gift of the Heart: Youth: This award recognizes a young person or group who have demonstrated a significant impact on their community through a philanthropic project. This is a young person(s) that should be recognized for giving back to the community through significant personal volunteer efforts.
View previous award winners by visiting www.afpneia.org/previous-ndp-award-winners.html.