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2018 National Philanthropy Day

National Philanthropy Day brings together the donors who support the causes that our local and global communities hold dear, the fundraisers who connect donors' passions to nonprofit missions and each of us who believe in the power of philanthropy to make the world a better place. 

Mark Thursday, November 1 as a day to set aside your lunch hour to celebrate the amazing generosity that exists in Washington. If you are interested in being a sponsor of National Philanthropy Day, find out more about the opportunities available this year.

The categories being recognized this year are:

  • Outstanding Philanthropic Corporation: companies with a strong culture of philanthropy throughout the organization
  • Outstanding Philanthropic Small Business: companies with a strong culture of philanthropy and fewer than 100 employees
  • Outstanding Philanthropic Organization: foundations and other organizations that raise private funds to offer grants as well as organizations in service to the community
  • Outstanding Philanthropist(s): a philanthropic individual or couple
  • Outstanding Philanthropic Family: a family with multi-generational philanthropic interest
  • Outstanding Young Philanthropist(s): a philanthropic individual or family under the age of 21

Stay tuned for the announcement of this year's awardees. Registration opening soon.


Congratulations 2017 Awardees

Outstanding Philanthropic Corporation: REI 
Outstanding Philanthropic Family: The H. Martin Smith Family
Outstanding Philanthropic Organization: Leadership Tomorrow
Outstanding Philanthropic Small Business: The Watershed Pub & Kitchen
Outstanding Philanthropist: Ann Ramsay-Jenkins
Outstanding Philanthropic Foundation: The Satterberg Foundation 


View the videos aired at the luncheon, to learn more about each honoree
and their amazing commitment to making the world a better place.