Nominations are now being accepted by the Association of Fundraising Professionals Mahoning-Shenango Chapter for the 2015 National Philanthropy Day Awards. This year’s luncheon ceremony will mark the 25th year of the awards in the Valley and will take place on Friday, November 20, 2015 at Mr. Anthony’s in Boardman.
Nominations are now being accepted from the community in the following categories:
Outstanding Philanthropist (individual or family); Outstanding Corporate Philanthropist (corporation or corporate foundation); Outstanding Small Business Philanthropist (100 employees or fewer); Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser (individual or small group); Outstanding Civic Organization (civic volunteer group); Outstanding Young Philanthropist (individual or group, 18 and under); Legacy Award (presented in conjunction with The Mahoning/Shenango Planned Giving Council posthumously to an individual or family).
Nomination forms and expanded descriptions of each award criteria are available at www.afpmash.org or by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Nominations are due by 5pm on Fri., July 15, 2015 for consideration by the selection committee and should be directed to AFP P.O. Box 672 Youngstown, Ohio 44501 or emailed to email@example.com. To be eligible, nominees must reside in Mahoning, Trumbull or Columbiana Counties in Ohio or in Mercer or Lawrence Counties in Pennsylvania.
For more information, contact one of the Co-Chairs, Joann Stock, CFRE at Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley (330-746-9122), Catherine Cala at Youngstown State University at 330-941-2752 or Julia Pisansky at Beatitude House 330-744-3147.