Join AFP West Michigan in celebrating the outstanding generosity of our community during the 27th Annual National Philanthropy Day® on
Tuesday, November 12
11:30 am to 1:30 pm
Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park, Grand Rapids
Special Guest of Honor -- Dorothy A. Johnson, President Emeritus, Council of Michigan Foundations.
Emcee — Shelley Irwin, Host/Producer, NPR/PBS WGVU
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.
2013 Award Recipients
Michelle Rabideau | Benjamin Franklin Award for an Outstanding Fundraising Professional
Meg Miller Willit | Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser Award
Chuck and Stella Royce | Distinguished Philanthropist Award
Miller Welding Supply | Outstanding Corporation Award
M. E. Davenport Foundation | Exemplary Foundation Award
Charlie Wondergem | Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy Award
Kids Food Basket | The West Michigan Chapter Award for Excellence in Fundraising
Betsy Borre | President’s Award
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.
Thank you to all of our 2013 National Philanthropy Day Sponsors including Signature Sponsor, Van Andel Institute.