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National Philanthropy Day

National Philanthropy Day® is the Association of Fundraising Professionals – South Dakota Chapter’s premier event honoring the outstanding contributions that philanthropists, distinguished volunteers, corporations and communities have made to enrich the state of South Dakota.

2017 Governor's Awards for Philanthropy 

In conjunction with National Philanthropy Day, the South Dakota Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals sponsors an annual award program to recognize outstanding philanthropy by individuals, businesses, and communities.

This year's 2017 Governor’s Awards for Philanthropy will be given at South Dakota’s National Philanthropy Day Awards Luncheon in Mitchell, as part of our chapter’s annual conference on philanthropy.   Please complete the nomination submission online using the NPD Online Nomination Form. A list of previous award recipients is available here.

Awards will be presented in the following categories:

Outstanding Philanthropist 
 
Outstanding Philanthropic Community

Outstanding Philanthropic Corporation

Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser

Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy

 

Register Today!


Registration Fees                                               AFP member            Non-AFP member
Regular Price Conference & Luncheon                    $125                              $150

Single Day Registration                                            $75                                $100

Luncheon only                                                          $40                                $50

Luncheon Table for 8                                                $320

 

Schedule of Events

 

Monday, October 16th

1:30 - 2:00 pm                 Registration

 

2:00 - 3:15 pm                 Breakout Sessions:

                                                  •  “Are You Ready for a Capital Campaign?” – Jodie Nolan, Paul J. Strawhecker, Inc.

 

                                                  •  Self Care – Dee Dee Raap


3:15 - 3:30 pm                 Break


3:30 - 4:45 pm                 Breakout Sessions:
                                                  •  “Build Your Own Breakout” – Cindy Elifrits Peterson, Maximizing Excellence


                                                  •  TBA


4:45 - 5:00 pm                 SD AFP Annual Meeting


4:45 - 6:30 pm                 Evening Social, Blarney's Outfield Room

 

Tuesday, October 17th

7:30 - 8:30 am                 Breakfast & Registration

8:30 - 9:45 am                 Breakout Sessions:
                                                  •  The 4 “R”s of Major Gift Fundraising – Emma DeVos, Innovative NonProfit
                                                  and Jona Schmidt & Jill Ruhd, Dakota State University


                                                  •  Leadership in the Nonprofit Sector – Alisha Vincent

 

9:45 - 10:00 am              Break

 

10:00 - 11:15 am           Keynote Session:

                                                  •  Inspiring the Imagination: Securing Transformational Gifts – Amy Novak


11:30 am - 1:00 pm     Governor’s Awards Luncheon

 

Conference Hotels –    
 
 Comfort Inn & Suites  
A block of hotel rooms has been reserved at the Comfort Inn & Suites at a rate of $99 per night.  Rooms must be reserved on or before Monday, October 2, 2017 to receive this rate.  Reservations will be made by individuals calling the hotel directly at (605) 990-2400. Individuals must identify themselves as being the Association of Fundraising Professionals Group at the time the reservation is made in order to receive the group rate.

 

 Hampton Inn  

A block of hotel rooms has been reserved at the Hampton Inn at a rate of $124 per night.  Rooms must be reserved on or before Monday, October 2, 2017 to receive this rate.  Reservations will be made by individuals calling the hotel directly at (605) 995-1575. Individuals must identify themselves as being the Association of Fundraising Professionals Group at the time the reservation is made in order to receive the group rate.

                                                  

SD AFP Thanks Our 2017-2018 Annual Sponsors

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