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All members of the Everglades Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) are invited to submit nominations.

Awards will be presented at AFP's National Philanthropy Day Celebration on November 12, 2015 in Naples. 

This is an exceptional opportunity for your non-profit organization to recognize those individuals and organizations whose commitment to philanthropy serves as a model for others to emulate. 

Philanthropy Awards

  • Outstanding Fundraising Executive Award
  • Outstanding Philanthropist
  • Outstanding Philanthropic Organization
  • Outstanding Philanthropic Youth

Distinguished Volunteers

Nominate a volunteer to thank them for their commitment to fundraising for your organization. This is a great opportunity to put your organization and your volunteer in the spotlight in front of a large audience of philanthropists!

Click here to download the Distinguished Volunteer Nomination Form. (AFP members only; August 1 deadline for submission)


  • June 1, 2015 ~ Philanthropy Awards nomination deadline 
  • July 1, 2015 ~ Philanthropy Awards decision communicated 
  • August 1, 2015 ~ Distinguished Volunteer nomination deadline (all nominated volunteers with be honored) 
  • November 12, 2015 ~ National Philanthropy Day Celebration 

AFP Quick Poll


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Jun 25 - Associate Director of Fundraising and Events
The Associate Director is responsible for developing, implementing and optimizing special events to ensure the established financial goals are met. Using independent judgment and discretion the Associate Director directs and produces all elements of assigned events including marketing, volunteer recruitment, logistics planning and execution, and on-site management. The Associate Director is responsible for achieving goals set for assigned special events such as meeting the fundraising goal, the attendance goal, as well as achieving attendee satisfaction. ... more >
Jun 25 - Director of Philanthropy, Collier/Lee County
The Director of Philanthropy is responsible for the development, management, and implementation of a result-driven major and planned giving fundraising program. ... more >
Jun 25 - Associate Director, Naples Winter Wine Festival
The Associate Director of the Naples Winter Wine Festival assists the Director of the Naples Winter Wine Festival in conducting the annual Naples Winter Wine Festival. The Associate Director is responsible for the execution of the Online Auction and supporting the Director in three major areas; Guest liaison activities, auction packages and post-auction lot travel scheduling. ... more >
Jun 25 - Marketing and Communications Manager
This is a great opportunity for a successful candidate to apply his or her communications, public relations and marketing skills to serve the community. The Marketing and Communications Manager position is full-time and exempt and reports directly to the Development Director. The primary responsibility of this position is assisting in the development and implementation of Harry Chapin Food Bank’s marketing, communications, public relations, and print, broadcast and digital media programs and messaging. This position supports the overarching goal of inspiring, connecting and mobilizing the community in the fight against hunger. ... more >
Jun 22 - Grant Writer
The grant writer is responsible for identification, preparation and writing grant applications, cultivating relationships with foundations (corporate and private) and seeking out new sources of public and private funding to support the programs & operations of The Immokalee Foundation. ... more >
Jun 24 - IRS Advisory Panels Calls for Review of Charity Form 990, Mandatory E-Filing
(June 24, 2015) The Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities (ACT), of which AFP President and CEO Andrew Watt, FinstF, is a member, has recommended that the Internal Revenue Service institute mandatory electronic filing of the Form 990. ... more >
Jun 24 - Top Ten (Week of June 24, 2015): From Figures to Fundraising: How to Apply Giving USA
(June 24, 2015) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including how to allocate a marketing budget to your social media strategy; the president’s role in a fundraising campaign; using volunteers to beta-test your organization; nine rules for ethical donor prospect research; how to nurture happy fundraisers; and more! ... more >