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National Philanthropy Day Nominations

07/17/2012 01:01PM ● Published by Steve

Palm Desert, CA – (July 16, 2012) The Association of Fundraising Professionals has announced they have extended the deadline for National Philanthropy Day nominations until Friday, July 20 and can be submitted online.

The 6th Annual National Philanthropy Day is set to take place on Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at the Agua Caliente Casino Resort & Spa in Rancho Mirage.

Nomination forms are available at:

Nominations in the following categories are being sought by Coachella Valley nonprofit entities, community organizations, and local businesses:

Outstanding Philanthropist

Outstanding Foundation

Outstanding Corporation

Outstanding Fundraising Volunteer

Outstanding Founder of a CV Non-Profit

 For further information contact: - or call 760-449-1971.

E-Mail Nominations should be sent to - or faxed to 949-427-2905


Established in 1960, AFP is an international association of 223 chapters which work to educate fundraisers and promote philanthropy. AFP requires each of its 30,000 members to annually sign a Code of Ethical Principles and Standards, which is endorsed by nonprofit organizations around the world. AFP’s mission includes increasing awareness about the importance of giving and volunteering through its education and certification programs, National Philanthropy Day celebrations, and awards for philanthropy that recognize extraordinary donors and volunteers.

AFP, CA Desert Communities Chapter, founded in 2006, has been recognized by the national AFP organization for its membership growth, training programs for fundraising professionals, and efforts to promote philanthropic giving and volunteering in the community.

AFP, CA Desert Communities Chapter, serves fundraising professionals, executive directors and trustees of a variety of charitable organizations throughout the Coachella Valley and surrounding region. The Chapter’s signature community event is its annual National Philanthropy Day Awards Luncheon.

For information about AFP and National Philanthropy Day, contact Scott Evans, Chapter Administrator, 760-449-1971.


The CA Desert Communities Chapter of the worldwide Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) advances philanthropy by enabling people and organizations to practice effective and ethical fundraising. Its core activities include education and training, promoting credentialing, providing resources, networking, mentoring, advocacy and recognition.

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