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NPD 2016


Outstanding Philanthropist

Eva Sugden Gomez


Outstanding Philanthropic Organization

Collier's Reserve Country Club


Outstanding Philanthropic Youth

Daniel Gonzalez-Vasquez


Fundraising Executive of the Year

Barbara Oppenheim


Distinguished Volunteers

PLUS meet our Distinguished Fundraising Volunteers for 2016


NPD Sponsors 10/12/16


Sponsorships for National Philanthropy Day 2016 must be secured by
October 1, 2016 to ensure inclusion on the event program.

Click here for more information and to become a sponsor.

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Nov 22 - Part Time Administrative Support
The Part time Administrative Support position reports to the CDO and serves as an integral internal representative for the Neighborhood Health Clinic. S/he works with the other Development staff to manage donor management, donor base reconciliation, fundraising objectives, cultivate internal and external relationships and work on independent projects for the Neighborhood Health Clinic. ... more >
Nov 22 - Director of Volunteers
The Naples Players is the oldest, most successful community theater in Southwest Florida, attracting volunteers who are year-round residents and seasonal visitors alike. In any given year more than 500 individuals will have contributed a total of 60,000 volunteer hours, as performers, backstage crew, costumers, ushers, set builders, painters and other production related jobs. ... more >
Oct 31 - Senior Associate Director of Philanthropy
The Nature Conservancy is the leading conservation organization working to make a positive impact around the world in 69 countries, all 50 United States, and your backyard. Founded in 1951, the mission of The Nature Conservancy is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. Visit to learn more. ... more >
Oct 26 - Annual Fund Manager
The Annual Fund Manager helps to design, administer, grow and achieve success in the Annual Fund (defined as gifts up to $5,000 including Museum Membership), the foundation of Artis—Naples’ fundraising efforts, specifically through a strategic new Annual Fund donor acquisition program. This position requires a highly motivated individual with the desire to work in a fast-paced environment, a high level of professionalism and attention to detail, and the drive to achieve mutually agreed upon goals. An interest in music and its performance as well as art and the public mission of museums is preferred. ... more >
Oct 17 - Executive Director
Bonita Wonder Gardens, d/b/a Everglades Wonder Gardens, is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation that was formed in November 2013 to purchase and save the Everglades Wonder Gardens property and business enterprise. The Everglades Wonder Gardens (EWG) was opened by the Piper family in 1936 as a roadside attraction, and they operated it until 2013. The property has a rich history and offers Bonita residents and visitors an oasis in the middle of an otherwise thickly developed area that is experiencing rapid growth and development of green spaces. ... more >
Dec 9 - 22 Greatest Legacy Hits from 2016 AFP Congress
Didn't make it to AFP Congress this year? Don't despair, David Love is giving you his summary of four legacy gift presentations (including his own!). ... more >
Dec 7 - Long-Time AFP Staff Member to Head U.S. Foundation for Philanthropy
Lori Gusdorf , CAE, who has been with AFP for more than 25 years, has been named Executive Vice President of the AFP Foundations for Philanthropy. ... more >
Dec 6 - 2016 National Philanthropy Day in Canada
Derek Fraser shares some special thank you’s to those who helped with the success of National Philanthropy Day 2016. And plans are already well underway for NPD 2017! ... more >
Dec 6 - Inclusion and Philanthropy: Fellows Recognized at 2016 AFP Toronto Congress
The second cohort of Fellows have completed the AFP Inclusion and Philanthropy program! ... more >
Dec 6 - Government Relations Update: Political Activity Consultations Still Underway
(Dec. 6, 2016) AFP is encouraging all members to participate in the ongoing, online consultations regarding charity participation in "political activities." ... more >