National Philanthropy Day Sponsors

South Texas Money Management
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2016 National Philanthropy Day

Sponsorships Available!

2016 Awards Honorees

Please plan to join us Friday, November 18, 2016 as we honor some of Dallas' finest:

2015 Honorees and Their Acceptance Speeches

Please click on the links below to view our 2015 honorees' acceptance speeches.

Mission Statement

Philanthropy — voluntary action for the common good — is a necessary element of civic betterment and those activities which meet societal needs. Fundraising is an essential discipline in the philanthropic process.

The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), an individual member association, advances philanthropy through advocacy, research, education, and certification programs. AFP members and affiliates enable people and organizations to better serve diverse communities and society as a whole. Founded in 1960, AFP advances philanthropy through its more than 31,000 members in 200 chapters throughout the world.

National Philanthropy Day celebrates the great contributions philanthropy, and those who work in the philanthropic process, make to our community. AFP Chapters involve more than 36,000 individuals in celebrating philanthropy each year.

The Greater Dallas Chapter of AFP was among the first to begin celebrating National Philanthropy Day in 1981. Today, the luncheon involves over 700 AFP members and community leaders. Award categories for those in our community who exemplify commitment, dedication, and talent toward helping their neighbors are listed above.