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AFP CT, Connecticut Chapter National Philanthropy Day - November 3, 2017

November 3, 2017

Connecticut AFP National Philanthropy Day 2017 presents Best of the State Awards


Call for Nominations--Deadline Extended

Welcome to National Philanthropy Day for 2017!
Friday, November 3, 2017 from 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Trumbull Marriott Hotel
Trumbull, CT
2016 Philanthropy Award Winners:

Outstanding Young Adult in Philanthropy: 
John Corraro
Outstanding Philanthropist:Dick Whitcomb
Outstanding Corrporation:  UTC
Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy: 
Phoebe Spear & Hallie Spear
Outstanding Foundation: Werth Family Foundation
Outstanding Fundraising Professional:  
Garland Walton


National Philanthropy Day In Connecticut


sponsored by


AFP Connecticut Chapter


AFP Fairfield County CT Chapter

Nominate a Local Hero Today!

Do you know a neighbor, a work colleague, a community member or a philanthropist who deserves an award for their service to their community?
  • Are there individuals whom you know who have devoted their time and energy to local causes and sports?
  • Do you know young, upcoming staff members who devote their energies to non-profits in our communities
  • Are there people whom you would like to thank for their time, talent and treasure?
  • Are there Board members and other volunteers whom you would like to honor for their efforts on behalf of non-profits?
If so, then please fill in one of these easy nomination forms and help us honor "local heroes."

The AFP Connecticut and Fairfield County CT Chapters will honor all those who have helped change lives in our community through their fundraising and philanthropic efforts at the "Best in the State" Connecticut Philanthropy Awards Breakfast at the Trumbull Marriott in Trumbull, CT on Friday, November 3, 2017

We will be presenting seven different awards, and we encourage you to nominate your colleagues, donors, or community volunteers whom you know for one of these prestigious awards. 

Following website repairs (due to hacking), we are extending the award nominations deadline to July 21, 2017

Nominate Now!  Further details and nomination forms are available at the link below: 


Save the Date
The "Best of the State" Connecticut Philanthropy Awards Breakfast 
will take place on Friday, November 3, 2017.  

Presented by Connecticut's two Association for Fundraising Professionals (AFP) chapters, AFP Connecticut and AFP Fairfield County CT Chapters, this is the premier event to celebrate Connecticut philanthropy and honor community heroes. 

More than 250 development professionals and donors are expected to attend the event which will honor philanthropy award winners from the entire Connecticut region.

Location: the Trumbull Marriott Hotel in Trumbull, CT

For information, click here or contact