National Philanthropy Day



The Association of Fundraising Professionals, Greater Kansas City Chapter (AFPKC) hosts National Philanthropy Day each year to celebrate Kansas City philanthropy and honor those advancing important causes.

This year’s event will be Thursday, November 14 from 5-7 p.m. at the Lyric Opera’s Michael and Ginger Frost Production Arts Building with a reception and award ceremony. Mid-America Charitable Gift Planners will join AFPKC in this celebration as we present a new award – Legacy Giving Partnership. As an MACGP member, you will have the opportunity to purchase a ticket at the AFP member price.

AFP will gratefully accept gifts in support of the event and its honorees up until the event date.  A list of sponsorship opportunities/benefits is available here.

We hope to see many of you there to celebrate with us the inaugural Legacy Giving Partnership Award! The 2019 honorees are:

  • Spirit of Philanthropy – Individual/Family: Dr. Marjorie Williams
  • Spirit of Philanthropy – Youth: George Whitehill
  • Spirit of Philanthropy – Business: JE Dunn Construction Co/Dunn Family Foundation
  • Excellence in Fundraising: Sherri Lozano
  • Legacy Giving Partnership: William Gann