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National Philanthropy Day

National Philanthropy Day 2022

National Philanthropy Day is an annual event to recognize and celebrate the philanthropists and fundraisers who sustain our vibrant nonprofit community. Each year, the Association of Fundraising Professionals hosts a community celebration of the transformative power of philanthropy – please join us!

Save the Date: Friday, November 18 at La Paloma Resort

Event details will be posted to this site as they become available.

Nominate a person or organization for one of our major awards!

Six major awards will be presented to individuals and organizations whose philanthropic contributions and dedicated volunteerism improve the quality of life in our community. Click below to submit a nomination. The submission deadline is 5pm on May 2, 2022.

2022 Nominations are now closed

Recognize a Spirit of Philanthropy

Recognize an Individual, Group, or Organization with a Spirit of Philanthropy Award

The Spirit of Philanthropy Award recognizes individuals or organizations who exemplify philanthropy through their contributions of time, talent, and treasure. Formal praise for those who demonstrate extraordinary leadership and vision in support of your organization’s goals not only confirms their efforts but also inspires others in southern Arizona. The Spirit of Philanthropy Award is an opportunity to recognize individuals or organizations who significantly give back to southern Arizona. Nominations are due by July 29, 2022 to be mentioned in Tucson Lifestyle. Questions, please contact Gabi Corrales at

Learn More and Submit Here

Sponsor National Philanthropy Day

Although the primary goal of National Philanthropy Day is to celebrate Tucson’s generous spirit, this event is the primary fundraiser for the Association of Fundraising Professionals Southern Arizona Chapter. Join us in advancing ethical and effective fundraising by sponsoring the NPD Awards Celebration!

For details about sponsorship opportunities, contact Fred Rodriguez at