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National Philanthropy Day

National Philanthropy Day 2022

View National Philanthropy Day 2022 Digital Program

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!

Friday, November 18 at La Paloma Resort
Registration  11:00am-11:30am
Event Program  11:30am-1:00pm
After Party  1:00pm

Purchase Tables and Tickets - No longer available

NPD Honorees for 2022

The Association of Fundraising Professionals Southern Arizona is excited to announce the 2022 honorees for National Philanthropy Day. Nominations for the NPD awards were submitted by a diverse group of Southern Arizona residents and nonprofit organizations, and were reviewed by a panel of community judges.

This year, AFP is proud to honor: ​

Outstanding Philanthropists: Brandt & Vicki Hazen
Nominated by Intermountain Centers

Outstanding Foundation: LGBTQ+ Alliance Fund at CFSA
Nominated by Alexander|Carrillo Consulting

Outstanding Corporation: Southwest Gas
Nominated by Humane Society of Southern Arizona

Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser: Andy Silverman
Nominated by Michele A. Schulze

Outstanding Fundraising Executive: Lisa Robinson
Nominated by Laura Alexander

Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy: Lily Messing
Nominated by Desha Bymers-Davis

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

No longer available - deadline was 9/30/22

Program Advertising

The National Philanthropy Day Event Program highlights our sponsors, awardees, and nominating organizations, and provides space for you to honor your favorite award winner. Hundreds of Southern Arizona’s most engaged donors, professionals, and organizations attend the event and receive a printed program, and many more view the digital program online.

Event sponsors receive ad space as part of their sponsorship. Other individuals and organizations may purchase ad space at the following prices:

$175       Quarter Page                        Included for After Party and TablePLUS sponsors

$300       Half Page                             Included for Bronze sponsors

$400       Three Quarter Page             Included for Silver sponsors

$500       Full Page                             Included for Title Sponsor and Gold sponsors


Purchase Ad

Please download this file for ad specs and instructions for submitting your ad!

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!

NPD 2022 Sponsorship Packet

For details about sponsorship opportunities, contact Fred Rodriguez at