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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 hundreds of fundraisers, community leaders, funders and philanthropists.


The 29th annual Silicon Valley Philanthropy Day was held on Friday, November 18, 2016 and celebrated the contributions of local philanthropic leaders as well as the organizations they champion!     



Congratulations to the Silicon Valley Philanthropy Day

Outstanding Award honorees of 2016!


Silicon Valley Community Foundation

Outstanding Philanthropists

Nancy & Charles Geschke


Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser

Debbie Hall


Brandenburg Family Foundation

Outstanding Professional Fundraiser

Christine Jeffers, CFRE


Outstanding Corporate Grant Maker with More Than 300 Employees



Outstanding Foundation Grant Maker

Sand Hill Foundation


Outstanding Philanthropic Organization

YWCA of the Mid-Peninsula Donor Advised Fund


Outstanding Philanthropic Youth Organization

Ronald C. Wornick Jewish Day School


Glenn George Heart of Philanthropy Award

Diane & Lee Brandenburg 




In addition to the Outstanding Award honorees, twenty-five individuals and groups

were honored as Distinguished Volunteer Fundraisers.  

View the complete list of honorees.  







Check this site in early 2017 to learn about the Nominations & Selections process for the 30th annual Silicon Valley Philanthropy Day Awards! 


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


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