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2022 National Philanthropy Day (NPD) Celebration

November 1, 2022

Allen County War Memorial Coliseum

Conference Center

4000 Parnell Ave, Fort Wayne, IN 46805

Registration Opens - 8:00 am

Breakfast, Award Presentation, and Keynote Speaker - 8:30 to 10 am

Individual Tickets:

AFP Member Ticket - $25

Non-Member Ticket - $35

Download sponsorship information here.

On National Philanthropy Day (NPD), we celebrate the extraordinary change that fundraising and philanthropy have helped to create in our world!

What Is National Philanthropy Day?

National Philanthropy Day is a special day set aside on the fifteenth of November. The purpose of this day is to recognize the great contributions of philanthropy—and those people active in the philanthropic community—to the enrichment of our world.

NPD was originally conceived of and organized by Douglas Freeman in the 1980s, and the first official events held in 1986 after President Reagan signed the official NPD proclamation. The day provides an opportunity to reflect on the meaning of giving and all that it has made possible. NPD celebrates the endless daily contributions individuals and organizations across the world make to countless causes and missions. 

Last year, more than 130 AFP chapters held NPD events and activities across North America. In addition, AFP launched #NPDLove and the website, a global social media outreach and awareness campaign to engage the global charitable sector, the philanthropic community, and the public in activities to demonstrate “love of humankind” and highlight how they (or their organization) are helping to change the world.

2022 Keynote Speaker
Ian Adair
Executive Director |
Gracepoint Foundation

Learn more about Ian here.
Nominations Forms now available!