Send nominations for National Philanthropy Day

The Association of Fundraising Professionals West Florida Chapter has announced that nominations for the 2015 National Philanthropy Day Awards Luncheon are now open. The 2014 winners included The Bear Family Foundation; Buzz Ritchie; St. Ann Catholic Parish; and Dr. Randall Williams (posthumously). Please visit email for more information.

Nominations are accepted until October 16, 2015

The West Florida Chapter of AFP will announce the winners at an awards luncheon at the Hilton Pensacola Beach, 12 Via De Luna Drive, Gulf Breeze, Florida, on Friday, November 13, 2015, from 11:30 am – 1 pm. Nonprofit organizations and members of the community are invited to attend and honor local philanthropists. RSVP’s will be required through

AFP West Florida also offers an opportunity for your organization to recognize a special donor or volunteer and invites you to reserve a full table for this important event. Please visit or email for more information and additional sponsorship opportunities.

The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), an international organization comprised of over 30,000 fundraisers in more than 230 chapters from around the world works to advance philanthropy through advocacy, research, education, and certification programs. The West Florida Chapter is comprised of members primarily from Escambia and Santa Rosa Counties. For additional information on the organization including information on membership, visit the West Florida Chapter website at