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Outstanding Philanthropists Award

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AFP Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser

The individual eligible for this nomination must have demonstrated exceptional leadership skills in coordinating groups of volunteers for major fundraising projects of more than one not-for-profit organization. The recipient should demonstrate exceptional skills coordinating and motivating groups of volunteers for fundraising projects for the benefit of charitable institutions and a commitment to the advancement of philanthropy. List your nominee's specific achievements for the past year or several years, such as:

  • Evidence of quality of leadership and organizational ability in fundraising campaigns.
  • Description of time, effort and financial commitment.
  • Description of fundraising goals achieved by his / her effort.
  • Evidence of success in recruiting and motivating others.
  • Description of participation in other local, national or international not-for-profit organizations.

Past Honorees

Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser 2023 - Anna and Raj Asava

2023 Anna and Raj Asava
2022 Cindy Brinker Simmons
2021 Gail Madden
2020 Natalie Dossett
2019 Michal Powell
2018 Kaki Hopkins
2017 Lynn McBee
2016 Holly Mayer
2015 Nancy Strauss Halbreich
2014 Chris Kleinert
2013 Forrest Hoglund
2012 Sarah Losinger
2011 Fredye Factor
2010 Cecile Bonte
2009 Mayor Laura Wheat, Town of Westlake
2008 Becky Bright
2007 Lyda Hill
2006 Sandra Estess
2005 Gay & Bill Solomon
2004 Rodger Meier
2003 Carol Seay
2002 Cynthia K. Hudgins
2001 Linda Custard
2000 Lindalyn Adams
1999 Robert L. Thornton III *01
1998 David W. Biegler *03
1997 Erle Nye
1996 Janie Strauss McGarr
1995 Gifford Touchstone
1994 Caren & Vin Prothro
1993 Major General Hugh G. Robinson *97
1992 David Fox
1991 Virginia Lucas Nick
1990 Liener Temerlin
1989 Dolores Barzune *00
1988 William E. Cooper
1987 Henry S. Miller, Jr.
1986 Ebby Halliday Acers *02
1985 Ralph B. Rogers
1984 James Aston *85
1983 Louis J. Maher
1982 Annette Strauss
1981 Russell H. Perry

* Dallas Chapter Award honorees who became international AFP Awards for Philanthropy Honorees

Nominate someone for the AFP Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser here.