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NPD Nominations 2017

Each year, the AFP First Coast Chapter honors donors, volunteers and professionals whose gifts of time, expertise and resources contribute significantly to the quality of life in our communities at the National Philanthropy Day Luncheon.  Philanthropy comes in many forms: foundations, organizations, families, youth, corporations and individuals. National Philanthropy Day recognizes those who enhance our quality of life through their acts of generosity.

Jacksonville’s Annual National Philanthropy Day Luncheon
Tuesday, November 14, 2017, Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront

 

Nomination Process:

To submit a nomination, visit this website

 

Please use the information below to submit your nomination using our online form (Due by June 16th) ABSOLUTELY NO LATE ENTRIES ALLOWED

The selection criteria listed below will be used for each nomination category.

Submission Guidelines

Selection Criteria

  1.  Share description of specific achievements and philanthropic activities (accomplishments, time, effort and financial commitment to your organization or others and the impact to our community)
  2. Evidence of sustained commitment to philanthropy (nominee’s relationship to the organization) 
  3. Description of financial support (leadership in fundraising campaigns or other programs and goals achieved)  
  4. Description of encouraging others  to take leadership roles in philanthropy and community service (success and results in recruiting and motivating others) 
  5. Demonstrated evidence of exceptional volunteer service 
  6. Evidence of philanthropic involvement with other organizations or individuals and impact


Eligibility Guidelines

  • You may submit a nomination in each category, but you are limited to only one nomination per category
  • Nominees must accomplish philanthropic work in the Northeast Florida region

 

Nomination Categories:

Outstanding Civic Organization: To qualify for this award, a civic organization must demonstrate outstanding commitment through financial support and through encouragement and motivation of others to take leadership roles toward philanthropy and community involvement.

Outstanding Corporation: To qualify for this award, a business, corporation or its corporate foundation must demonstrate outstanding commitment through financial support and through encouragement and motivation of others to take leadership roles toward philanthropy and community involvement.

Outstanding Small Business: To qualify for this award, a business with less than 100 employees must demonstrate outstanding commitment through financial support and through encouragement and motivation of others to take leadership roles toward philanthropy and community involvement.

Outstanding Fundraising/Development Professional: To qualify for this award, the fundraising professional may not currently serve on the First Coast AFP Board of Directors. The individual must demonstrate exceptional fundraising skills and leadership in the philanthropic community.

Outstanding Philanthropist: This award is presented to an individual or family with a proven record of exceptional generosity who, through direct financial support, has demonstrated outstanding civic and charitable responsibility, and whose generosity encourages others to take philanthropic leadership roles on a community, national and/or international level.

Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser: The individual eligible for this nomination must have demonstrated exceptional leadership skills in coordinating groups of volunteers for major fund-raising projects of more than one not-for-profit organization. The recipient should demonstrate excellent skills coordinating and motivating groups of volunteers for fund-raising projects for the benefit of charitable institutions and a commitment to the advancement of philanthropy.

Next Generation Award: To qualify for this award, a young professional under the age of 30 years old or a young professional organization must be comprised of volunteers with a group average age of 20-30 year olds, who have demonstrated a commitment to philanthropy through charitable contributions, volunteer work or service to the community.

Outstanding Foundation: To qualify for this award, a private foundation must demonstrate outstanding commitment through financial support and through encouragement and motivation of others to take leadership roles toward philanthropy and national, international and/or community involvement.

Lifetime Achievement Award: To qualify for this award, the individual must have received a past award at National Philanthropy Day (Please download the list below of Past Award Winners). The individual should also demonstrate a commitment to philanthropy though, charitable contributions, volunteer work, or service to the community.

 

(Download List of Past Award Winners)