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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 700 fundraisers, community leaders, and philanthropists.


Join AFP SVC in celebrating the giving heart at the 29th annual Silicon Valley Philanthropy Day on Friday, November 18, 2016!     


Who is your CHAMPION?

Participating in Silicon Valley Philanthropy Day is a terrific way to pay tribute to one of your supporters.  Each year, there is a call for nominations in both the Distinguished Volunteer Fundraiser category and the following Outstanding Award categories:


Outstanding Philanthropist

Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser

Outstanding Professional Fundraiser

Outstanding Corporate Grant Maker with More Than 300 Employees

Outstanding Corporate Grant Maker with Fewer Than 300 Employees

Outstanding Foundation Grant Maker

Outstanding Philanthropic Organization

Outstanding Philanthropic Youth Organization  


Up to 50 honorees will be recognized in the non-competitive Distinguished Volunteer Fundraiser category and a single honoree will be selected by a panel of volunteer judges to receive the award in each of the competitive Outstanding Award categories. 


Nominations for Silicon Valley Philanthropy Day 2016 awards are currently under review.              The complete honoree slate will be announce by June 10, 2016.




Silicon Valley Philanthropy Day

Friday, November 18

Santa Clara Convention Center


Table and Ticket Order Form




Support AFP SVC and Silicon Valley Philanthropy Day by becoming an event sponsor! 

Sponsorship Packages

Sponsorship Pledge Form 





Take advantage of the opportunity to promote your organization or congratulate your honoree by advertising in the event program, which is produced and distributed as a special supplement to Silicon Valley Business Journal. 

Advertising Form 


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Who is your CHAMPIONClick here to view the Silicon Valley Philanthropy Day 25th anniversary video. 


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