National Philanthropy Day
2015 National Philanthropy Day Luncheon
The Chattanoogan Hotel
November 10th at 11:30am
Save the date for this annual tradition of recognizing many local philanthropist and corporations.
Nominations are now being accpeted for the following award categories through July 20:
OUTSTANDING PHILANTHROPIST AWARD
This award is presented to an individual or family with a proven record of exceptional generosity who, through direct financial support and/or leadership and/or the establishment of a non-profit organization, has demonstrated civic and charitable responsibility and inspired others to become partners on a community, national and/or international level. Their generosity of spirit has made a lasting impact in the world of philanthropy.
CORPORATE PHILANTHROPIST OF THE YEAR
This award is presented to a local corporation or civic organization which has shown outstanding community spirit and commitment to the goals of building a better community for all citizens through contributions to charitable causes and endeavors, taking an active role in community improvement activities, and by encouraging volunteerism and community involvement among its members.
LEADERSHIP FUNDRAISER OF THE YEAR
This award is presented to an individual demonstrating exceptional leadership skills in coordinating and motivating volunteers for major fund-raising projects of more than one not-for-profit organization. By generously giving of his/her time and talents, this person makes a measurable impact on the Chattanooga community and the advancement of philanthropy.
NON PROFIT PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR
This award recognizes a fundraising professional who exemplifies ethical and effective practice and whose performance has enhanced the financial resources and recognition of the organization(s) for which he/she works. Demonstrating a strong commitment to philanthropy, volunteerism and mentorship, this non-profit professional aspires to promote and empower our profession.
YOUTH IN PHILANTHROPY
This award is presented to an individual or group of young people, age 23 or younger, whose voluntary fundraising efforts have demonstrated the spirit of philanthropy and have set an example for others to follow. Through their inspiration and leadership, they have made a significant impact on the giving horizon of Chattanooga and surrounding areas.
To view past award recipients, click here.
The Southeastern Tennessee Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals celebrated philanthropy in the Chattanooga area on November 18th, 2014 recognizing many local philanthropist and corporations in addition to this's years award winners.
- Philanthropic Impact Award – Franklin Farrow
- Philanthropic Volunteers of the Year –Keith Sanford
- Corporate Philanthropist of the Year – Hutton Companies
- Youth in Philanthropy of the Year – Ralston Hartness & Thomas West (ReGenerate)