Association of Fundraising Professionals
Central South Carolina Chapter

Each year, the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Central Carolina Chapter joins with national and international colleagues to celebrate National Philanthropy Day, a celebration of exceptional individuals and organizations that have dedicated themselves to philanthropy. Celebrate philanthropy in the Midlands of South Carolina by nominating an individual or organization to be honored at our National Philanthropy Day.

Please click the links to the left to learn more about sponsorships and award nominations.

We are thrilled to announce that this year's National Philanthropy Day celebration will be held on Tuesday, October 8. Join us at Fall for Philanthropy at the Hall at Senate's End for an evening of celebration.

Ticket sales open in July.

Award nominations are now open. Deadline to nominate is COB July 26.

2018 National Philanthropy Day Award Winners

Outstanding Corporation - The Boeing Company 

Outstanding Fundraising Executive- Wendy Broderick, CFRE

Outstanding Philanthropist - Darnall W. and Susan F. Boyd Foundation, Inc.

Outstanding Group Fundraiser - USC Dance Marathon

Outstanding Marketing Professional in Support of Philanthropy - Nimai Garrett

Outstanding Rising Star - Lizzie Smith

2018 Charlotte Lunsford Berry Spirit of Philanthropy Scholarship Recipients
Lizzie Smith - American Heart Association

Wendy Broderick - YMCA of Columbia

Categories & Criteria

  • Outstanding Corporation
  • Outstanding Rising Star
  • Outstanding Volunteer Individual or Group Fundraiser
  • Outstanding Philanthropist
  • Outstanding Fundraising Executive
  • Outstanding Marketing Professional in Support of Philanthropy
  • People's Choice - Philanthropic Moment of the Year (NEW category!)
Click here to view awards criteria
Click here to view a list of past winners

Are you interested in sponsoring this exciting event? Click here for sponsorship opportunities or contact us at

Association of Fundraising Professionals | SC Chapter © 2016
Attention: Erin Pope

P.O. Box 7701

Columbia, SC 29202
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