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26th Annual National Philanthropy Day®

Thursday, November 9, 2017
at The Henry in Deaborn


National Philanthropy Day is the Association of  Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Greater Detroit Chapter's premier event, to celebrate and honor the passion, commitment and leadership of Southeastern Michigan's philanthropists, distinguished volunteers and those in the fundraising profession.

Nominate a Deserving Individual or Organization!
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2017 Philanthropy Awards in eight award categories. Categories and criteria are outlined here. For a list of past awardees, click here.

Successful nominations often share several characteristics, including:

  • The work and support of the nominee(s) impacts multiple organizations in the region or beyond
  • Nominations or detailed letters of support are received from multiple organizations for the same nominee
  • The commitment of the nominee is clearly extraordinary - outside the "normal course of business"

Submit your nomination forms.  The deadline has been extended to Friday, June 23. 

Questions?  Please contact Steve Ragan, chair of the 2017 National Philanthropy Day Awards Committee, at

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Become a Sponsor of the 2017 National Philanthropy Day Dinner!
We invite you to partner with AFP Greater Detroit to honor and recognize these awardees!  For more information on how you can become a sponsor of National Philanthropy Day, click here.  Confirm your commitment by completing our online sponsorship form here

Questions?  Please contact Rebecca Hepner, Sponsorship Chair, at  

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