National Philanthropy Day


2018 Luncheon Information

November 27, 2018
Hilton Charlotte Center City
11:15 am - 11:45 am  Networking
11:45 am - 1:00 pm  Lunch

Thank you to this year's Heart of Charlotte sponsor!

2018 National Philanthropy Day Honorees

Outstanding Champion of Diversity: Dan Hester
Outstanding Emerging Philanthropist: Alfred and Amy Levine Dawson
Outstanding Fundraising Executive: Shannon Hinson
Outstanding Philanthropist: Sarah Belk Gambrell and Sally Gambrell Bridgford
Outstanding Philanthropic Small Business: NoDa Brewing Company
Outstanding Philanthropic Organization: Community Matters
Outstanding Student Philanthropist: Shreya Mantha
Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser: Malcomb D. Coley
Outstanding Legacy: Dr. Loy H. Witherspoon Jr.

Tickets and Tables Now Available!

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Nominations closed!

 Contact Brittany Jenkins for more information concerning National Philanthropy Day.

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.







Event Sponsorships  

Please click here for sponsorship opportunities. Please contact Brittany Jenkins with questions.


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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