The Association of Fundraising Professionals Fort Worth Metro Chapter (AFP) recognized its 2021 National Philanthropy Day (NPD) honorees at an event this week.
The Outstanding Professional Fundraising Executives award went to Barbara Clark-Galupi, CFRM, and to Susan H. Doyle (presented posthumously). John Bonnell was recognized as Outstanding Philanthropist and Marvin Blum received the honor of Outstanding Advisor. Women United was presented the Outstanding Philanthropic Entity award. Eleven year-old Orion Jean was presented the Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy honor for his Race to Kindness initiative.
The following individuals were recognized as Emerging Leaders in Philanthropy: Tiffany Anderson, Sarah Barrera, Erika Beltran, Natalie Bowen, Luke Byford, Cam Fenton, Elizabeth Hammond, Trey Harper, Terrell McCoy, Jr., Stephanie Molina, Emily Nance, Victoria Seng Nelson, Jessica Walsh and Kintisha Williams.
NPD was originally conceived of and organized by Douglas Freeman in the 1980s. It provides an opportunity to reflect on the meaning of giving and all that it has made possible.