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AFP Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy


This award recognizes service by an individual or group of young people ages 5-23 who have demonstrated outstanding commitment to the community through direct financial support, development of charitable programs, volunteering and leadership in philanthropy. Your nomination should include the following:

  • Description in detail of what the nominee did, including goals, process, and other people involved in the process (adult leaders or advisor, e.g.) and of the time, talent and / or treasure the youth gave for the common good and the results that were achieved.
  • Description of the impact the nominee had on the community, including numbers of people involved, financial impact, organizations helped, etc. Please include the names and contact information of individuals at the organizations who benefited from the nominee's work.
  • Long term (1-2 years) impact of the nominee's work. Will the project(s) be ongoing and has the nominee considered next steps or is working on other projects?
  • Evidence that the project(s) can serve as a prototype for others or is easily replicable in other communities.

Past Honorees

2021 Paisley Elliott
2018 Jingle Bell Mistletoe
2017 Micah Pinson
2016 Garage Sale Girls
2015 Kendall Deitch
2014 Charlsie Doan
2013 Ariana Luterman
2012 Katherine & Isabelle Adams
2011 Nicholas Cobb
2010 Leah Prager
2009 Matthew Willis
2008 Blair Strong
2007 Margaret Pond
2005 Ben Sater

Nominate someone for the AFP Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy here.