National Philanthropy Day

Each year the East Central Illinois Chapter of the Association Fundraising Professionals (AFPECI) hosts a local National Philanthropy Day celebration to identify and recognize outstanding philanthropic achievements in six different categories. This year, three finalists from each category will be recognized and the winner will be announced at the National Philanthropy Day Luncheon & Awards Celebration on Friday, November 16 at the I Hotel & Conference Center beginning at 11:30 am. Please reserve your tickets here by Friday, November 9, 2018.  


Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser presented by Horizon Health

Dr. Alice Marie Jacobs, Steve & Debbie Benefiel, Tiffany & Clint Jackson

Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy presented by Busey 

Barry Houser & the Marching Illini Sousaphones, Codify Kids

Outstanding Foundation or Organization presented by the Community Foundation of East Central Illinois

Champaign West Rotary, Martha and Joseph Schrodt Family Foundation, Fuqua Foundation

Outstanding Philanthropic Corporation presented by BankChampaign

Cromwell Radio, Kohl’s (Danville, Illinois), Amdocs

Lisa Mauney Outstanding Fundraising Executive presented by Frisse & Brewster Law Offices

Jackie Joines, Winnie Crowder, Ellen Kirsanoff

Outstanding Philanthropist(s) presented by United Way of Champaign County

James Barham, Wayne and the late Clara Borgic, Fred and Nancy Delcomyn

Lifetime Achievement Award presented by Carle 

We are thrilled to share that AFP East Central Illinois Board of Director's Lifetime Achievement Award will be given to Lyn Jones in recognition of her exceptional accomplishments and decades of philanthropic service to East Central Illinois and the Associatiion of Fundraising Professionals. 






For more information on National Philanthropy Day, please contact:
Julie Melton, NPD Chair
E: [email protected]
P: 217.419.2740

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