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.
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:
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
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
SD AFP Thanks Our 2017-2018 Annual Sponsors