National Philanthropy Day


2018 Luncheon Information

November 27, 2018
Hilton Charlotte Center City

Now Accepting Nominations!

To submit a nomination for National Philanthropy Day 2018,
please click on the nomination form links to the right.
Each form includes a description of the award and nomination submission instructions.
For general guidlines for submitting a nomination, read here.
All nominations are due by April 13th. Contact Brittany Jenkins for more information

Sample Nomination 
2016  Recipient of Outstanding Philanthropic Small Business


National Philanthropy Day® (NPD) acknowledges the entire spectrum of services provided by the Charlotte nonprofit community and recognizes the profound impact that philanthropy has on the fabric of our society. Each year the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) honors individuals, groups, organizations and businesses who, through their hard work and dedication, have enhanced philanthropy, their communities and the world.

We celebrate National Philanthropy Day® because of the extraordinary impact of the charitable sector and the increasing importance philanthropic activities play in our communities. National Philanthropy Day® is celebrated by more than 125 communities and 50,000 people around the world will participate in NPD events and celebrations.

The AFP Charlotte Chapter has hosted National Philanthropy Day® Awards luncheon for more than 15 years. Over 500 of Charlotte's top business leaders, foundations, charities and individuals come together to celebrate the vibrant philanthropic community that has an impact on every corner in Charlotte.

The 2017 National Philanthropy Day luncheon was possible thanks to the support of:







Event Sponsorships  

If you are interested in sponsorship opportunities for 2018, please contact Brittany Jenkins.

2018 Applications

Outstanding Champion of Diversity
Outstanding Emerging Philanthropist
Outstanding Fundraising Executive
Outstanding Legacy
Outstanding Philanthropic Organization
Outstanding Philanthropic Small Business
Outstanding Philanthropist
Outstanding Student Philanthropist
Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser


See a list of awards and their full descriptions. 

Past Recipients 

See the list of past recipients.

Click here to read AFP Charlotte's press release announcing the 2017 honorees.


Contact National Philanthropy Day Chair, Brittany Jenkins, 704.333.4673 ext. 256




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