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Join us for the 30th Anniversary of Silicon Valley Philanthropy Day! This is an event you won't want to miss. There is no better way to show your appreciation to a donor, funder or volunteer than nominating them for an award.


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.

 

Participating in Silicon Valley Philanthropy Day is an excellent way for local nonprofits to celebrate those individuals, organizations, corporations and foundations that have done exceptional work in our community.  It’s a wonderful way to say thank you to your fundraising volunteers, and foundation and corporate supporters.

 

AFP SVC is currently accepting nominations for the 30th annual Silicon Valley Philanthropy Day in the following categories: 

   

OUTSTANDING AWARDS

The Outstanding award categories are competitive.  Nominations will be reviewed by a volunteer panel of local community and business leaders. One honoree will be selected to receive each award.  Below are the eight 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

 

DISTINGUISHED AWARDS

A maximum of 50 honorees will be recognized in the Distinguished Volunteer Fundraiser Category.  The Distinguished Volunteer Fundraiser award is NOT competitive.  This is a great way to pay tribute to a champion of your organization.

 

 

NOMINATION PROCESS

Step 1 - Intent to Nominate:

Complete the following “Intent to Nominate” and you will receive a confirmation email that includes the nomination forms.

Click here to submit an "Intent to Nominate" 

 

Step 2 – Submit Award Nomination:

Complete the Award Nomination Form for the appropriate award category, essay and supplementary information and submit via email to the address specified on the form by 5pm on Thursday, April 6, 2017

 

Step 3 - Award Notification:

Nominators will be notified of honoree selections by May 26, 2017.

 

Step 4 - Award Presentation:

All honorees will attend and be publicly recognized at the awards luncheon.  

 

 

HELPFUL DOCS & TIPS

 

Awards Criteria

Nomination Tips 

Past Outstanding Honorees

Sample Outstanding Award Nomination  


Questions related to Honoree Nominations & Selections:  Please email Christine Jeffers, Chair Nominations & Selections at donorlove@elevatinggood.com.

 


SAVE THE DATE!

Silicon Valley Philanthropy Day

November 16, 2017

Santa Clara Convention Center

 

 

SPONSORSHIP

Join AFP SVC as a sponsor of Silicon Valley Philanthropy Day!  Click one of the following links for more informaiton on sponsorship levels, benefits and a pledge form. 

 

Sponsorship Packages

Sponsorship Pledge Form


ADVERTISING  

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

The event program will be included in the November 17, 2017 issue of the Silicon Valley Business Journal.  See the following link for ad package details. 

 

Advertising Packages Form


 


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

 

    
Questions related to Philanthropy Day may be directed to philanthropyday@afpsv.org