AFP advances philanthropy by enabling people and organizations to practice effective and ethical fund raising.

Join AFP West Michigan in celebrating the outstanding generosity of our community during the 28th Annual National Philanthropy Day® on

     Monday, November 10, 2014
     11:30 am to 1:30 pm
     The Pinnacle Center, 3330 Highlands Dr. Hudsonville

Register online here.

Thank you to Signature Sponsors


National Philanthropy Day® (NPD) is a special day to recognize the great contributions of philanthropy and those people active in the philanthropic community whose life-time or long-term achievements have made a significant impact upon society.

 Join us as we present the following awards:

    Benjamin Franklin Award for an Outstanding Fundraising Professional presented to Ann Fergemann

    Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser Award presented to Brian Cloyd

    Distinguished Philanthropist Award presented to Robert and Eleanor DeVries

    Outstanding Corporation Award presented to Bissell

    Exemplary Foundation Award presented to Idema Foundation

    Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy Award presented to Adeline Steele

    The West Michigan Chapter Award for Excellence in Fundraising presented to Paws with a Cause

     President's Award presented to Shelley Irwin


NPD provides an opportunity to reflect on the meaning of giving and all that it has made possible. For twenty-seven years the West Michigan Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals has celebrated the endless daily contributions individuals and organizations across the world make to countless causes and missions. See our past recipients here.


AFP - West Michigan Chapter

P.O. Box 6302 /  Grand Rapids, MI 49516-6302

P: 616-222-6144  / F: 616-732-4481

For more information contact Deb O'Donnell.

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