Chapter Nominations

First held locally in 1987, National Philanthropy Day recognizes the great contributions of philanthropy and those people active in our philanthropic community who have enriched our world. It also provides an opportunity to reflect on the meaning of giving and all that it has made possible.

You can help the Association of Fundraising Professionals Santa Barbara/Ventura Chapter select this year's winners.

Nominations Deadline Extended!!  Nominating someone is easy: simply complete the nomination form for any category on or before Friday, July 30, 2021.  The 2021 National Philanthropy Day award categories include:

  • Philanthropist of the Year
  • Volunteer of the Year
  • Youth Volunteer of the Year 
  • Champions for Social Justice
  • Chapter Professional Fundraiser of the Year

We're counting on you to help us celebrate those who have done so much to enrich the lives of all who live and work in Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties.

Thank You!


2021 National Philanthropy Day Leadership Team

Dena Jenson, Karen Kawaguchi, Molly Kemper, Gerry Pantoja & Stephanie Wilson