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Philanthropy Awards

Congratulations 2017 AFP Greater Detroit Philanthropy Awardees!

The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) of Greater Detroit is pleased to announce the 2017 AFP Philanthropy Award recipients who will be honored at the National Philanthropy Day Dinner, Thursday, November 9 at The Henry in Dearborn. Awards are presented in eight categories, outlined here, and awardees are selected based on their exceptional philanthropic contributions and commitment to enhancing Southeastern Michigan.

 

MAX M. FISHER AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING PHILANTHROPIST
Sponsored by Beaumont Health
Mickey Shapiro - nominated by Beaumont Health


EDMUND T. AHEE JEWEL AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING VOLUNTEER FUNDRAISER
Nancy Grosfeld - nominated by College for Creative Studies


CRAIN'S DETROIT BUSINESS OUTSTANDING CORPORATION AWARD
Mercedes Benz Financial Services - nominated by Cranbrook Educational Community

OUTSTANDING FOUNDATION AWARD
Sponsored by Plante Moran

Ilitch Charities - nominated by College for Creative Studies

DR. JOHN S. LORE AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING FUNDRAISING EXECUTIVE
Jodi L. Wong, CFRE - nominated by Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Foundation

SPARKY ANDERSON AWARD FOR YOUTH IN PHILANTHROPY
Caleb White - nominated by The Empowerment Plan

NEAL SHINE AWARD FOR MEDIA COMMITMENT TO PHILANTHROPY
Sherri Welch - nominated by Southwest Solutions

GEORGE W. ROMNEY AWARD FOR LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT IN VOLUNTEERISM
Dr. William F. Pickard - nominated by Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, Detroit Symphony Orchestra, University of Michigan School of Social Work, Wayne State University and Western Michigan University

 

Relive the fun through the photos taken at the November 2016 National Philanthropy Day event!  2016 National Philanthropy Day Photos