NATIONAL PHILANTHROPY DAY 2017
National Philanthropy Day® (NPD) is a special day set aside each year to show appreciation for all that has been accomplished in the Culture of Philanthropy. It’s an opportunity to recognize the great contributions – and those people and organizations making the difference – which makes Birmingham a great community. Join us as we recognize those truly exceptional volunteers and donors in our community.
Tickets Available Now
Thursday, November 9, 2017
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
The Harbert Center
2019 Fourth Avenue North
Birmingham, Alabama 35203
AFP Members receive a special Early Bird discount rate!
The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), Alabama Chapter sponsors an annual awards program to recognize outstanding achievements by individual, foundation and corporate philanthropists, fundraising volunteers, and professional fundraising executives.
The vision of the AFP Alabama Chapter is to create and foster extraordinary fundraising professionals for an extraordinary philanthropic community. Therefore, the Alabama AFP Chapter honors those who hold high ethical standards and best exemplify commitment, dedication, and talent toward helping Alabama. These awards are given in recognition to those individuals and organizations whose life-time or long-term achievements have made a significant impact in our community.
2017 National Philanthropy Day Honorees
Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy - Sean Fredella
Outstanding Charitable Organization - Independent Presbyterian Church Foundation
The William S. Roth Outstanding Fundraising Executive - Leigh Laser Collins
The Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham Professional Advisor - Debra J. Linton and Beverly S. Virciglio
Outstanding Corporate Citizen - HOAR Construction
United Way of Alabama Outstanding Civic Leader - Bruce Denson
The William M. and Virginia B. Spencer Outstanding Philanthropist Award - Kathryn and Raymond Harbert
2016 National Philanthropy Day Award Recipients
Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy
Outstanding Charitable Organization
The William S. Roth Outstanding Fundraising Executive
The Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham Outstanding Professional Advisor
Elizabeth H. Hutchins
Outstanding Corporate Citizen
Full Moon Bar-B-Que
United Way of Central Alabama Outstanding Civic Leader
Hatton C. V. Smith
The William M. and Virginia B. Spencer Outstanding Philanthropist
Sheryl and Jon Kimerling
2016 National Philanthropy Day VIPs
Arjun Lakhanpal, honored by The Altamont School
Founders Investment Banking, honored by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Birmingham
Travis and Emmy McGowin, honored by St. Martin’s in the Pines
Matt Hageman , honored by Workshops, Inc.
Jennifer H. Parsons, honored by JefCoEd Foundation Board of Directors
Alice Williams, honored by Children’s Aid Society
Glenn E. Estess, Jr. , honored by Mountain Brook City Schools Foundation
Lillian Grace Swiger, honored by Red Mountain Park
Jim Gorrie, honored by YWCA Central Alabama
Jarry Taylor, honored by YMCA of Greater Birmingham
Bruce F. Rogers, honored by Birmingham-Southern College
Lois Mancin, honored by McWane Science Center
Katie Hester, honored by Southeastern Diabetes – Camp Seale Harris
Garry Neil Drummond - In Remembrance, honored by Glenwood, Inc.
Delta Air Lines Inc. BHM FTO, honored by The Arc of Jefferson County