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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.

          The 28th annual Silicon Valley Philanthropy Day was held on Friday, November 20, 2015 and                            it was a true celebration of the giving heart! 



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 presented honors to                             twenty-nine Distinguished Volunteer Fundraisers.  Click here to view a complete list of honorees.


Click here to view photos from Silicon Valley Philanthropy Day 2015!

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


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