National Philanthropy Day



2020 NPD Honorees

We're excited to announce the local philanthropists, volunteers and fundraisers whose work and impact AFP Charlotte will be honoring at the National Philanthropy Day (NPD) celebration on Thursday November 12.

Outstanding Champion of Diversity | Valaida Fullwood
Outstanding Emerging Philanthropist | Brandon Swiderski
Outstanding Fundraising Executive | Eileen Keeley
Outstanding Philanthropist | Lori & Eric Sklut
Outstanding Philanthropic Small Business | Loebsack & Brownlee
Outstanding Philanthropic Organization | Assistance League of Charlotte
Outstanding Student Philanthropist | Molly Green
Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser | Joan Zimmerman
Outstanding Legacy | William Terry


Watch our 2020 Luncheon Video

Select the following registrations:
Event Sponsor Packages
Table Sponsors
Individual Tickets and Tickets with Lunch Options

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 Sponsorship  

Read more about our sponsorship opportunities here. Please contact Katy Ryan with questions.


See a list of awards and their full descriptions. 

Past Recipients 

See the list of past recipients.


Read the 2020 NPD Nominations Guidelines. If you still have questions, contact National Philanthropy Day Chair, Nick Stewart.

Sample Nomination 

2016 Recipient of Outstanding Philanthropic Small Business




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