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Silicon Valley Philanthropy Day

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Silicon Valley Philanthropy Day is AFP SVC’s premier event held each year in conjunction with National Philanthropy Day.  A celebration of excellence in local philanthropy, Philanthropy Day is a community event attended by 750 fundraisers, community leaders, and philanthropists.

Join AFP SVC in celebrating the giving heart at the 28th annual Silicon Valley Philanthropy Day on Friday, November 20, 2015!     


Congratulations to the Outstanding Honorees of 2015! 

Outstanding Philanthropists

Mark & Debra Leslie

Outstanding Volunteer Fundraisers

Donna & John Shoemaker

Outstanding Professional Fundraiser

Bev Lenihan, CFRE  

Outstanding Corporate Grant Maker with more than 300 Employees


Outstanding Corporate Grant Maker with fewer than 300 Employees

Legacy Venture

Outstanding Foundation Grant Maker

Los Altos Community Foundation  

Outstanding Philanthropic Organization

Mission Hospice Auxiliary  

Outstanding Philanthropic Youth Organization

San Mateo High School

Glenn George Heart of Philanthropy Award

Don Christopher 

In addition to the above listed Outstanding Honorees, AFP SVC will also present honors to twenty-nine Distinguished Volunteer Fundraisers.  Click here to view a complete list of honorees.


Silicon Valley Philanthropy Day

Friday, November 20, 2015

Santa Clara Convention Center

Click here to make an online reservation

Table and Ticket Order Form 


Take advantage of the opportunity to participate in Silicon Valley Philanthropy Day, generate visibility for your company or organization, and support AFP SVC programing! 

Sponsorship opportunities are available at varying levels.  Click one of the following links to review package levels and associated benefits. 

Sponsorship Packages

Sponsorship Commitment Form

Advertising opportunities are also available in the Silicon Valley Philanthropy Day event program, which is produced and distributed as a special supplement to the Silicon Valley Business Journal.  Most advertising packages also include a table for 10 at the awards luncheon.

Advertising Packages and Commitment Form 



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Click here to view photos from Silicon Valley Philanthropy Day 2014.  

Click here to view the Silicon Valley Philanthropy Day 25th anniversary video. 


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