National Philanthropy Day

National Philanthropy Day (NPD) provides us the opportunity to recognize those members of our community who demonstrate an outstanding commitment to leadership in philanthropy and volunteerism in Broward County. As fundraisers, and a community united around a world of good actions, we come together each year to celebrate philanthropy in Broward County. Each November we gather at for National Philanthropy Day, a luncheon and awards celebration honoring community champions for their unique contributions and dedication to nonprofit causes. 

Join us on Wednesday, November 16, 2022, for a very special celebration of our 2022 honorees!

11:00AM - 2:00PM
The Signature Grand
6900 W State Rd 84, Davie, FL 33317

Through the inspiring and heartwarming stories of our award recipients, we share the power of philanthropy with a sell-out crowd. You won't want to miss this remarkable event.

Event Chair: Heidi Alzate Kaufman, MS, CFRE | Heidi Alzate Consulting

2022 Committee:

Lorraine Shim - NSU Florida | Debbie Levine, CFRE - Boca Raton Police Foundation | Jim DeChant, MBA - Broward College Foundation | DeAnn Hazey, CFRE - FLITE Center | Vanessa Seltzer - ARC Broward | Mary Beth Albritton, Ph.D - United Way of Broward | Desiree Saunders - HANDY & H.O.M.E.S Inc | Nicole Mesarina -NGM Strategies | Traci Allyn Shur, CFRE - Traci Shur Consulting | Joshua J. Myers - The Salvation Army of Broward

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  • 2022 Lifetime Achievement Award - Peggy Calhoun, ACFRE
  • Philanthropist of the Year  - Jean Colker
  • Outstanding Corporation - HCA East Florida
  • Outstanding Foundation - Our Fund
  • Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy - Stella Potenti
  • Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser - Lois Herman
  • Outstanding Fundraising Executive Award - Nancy Thies
  • Equity in Action Award -The FLITE Center & SunServe

There are several ways that you can be a part of this special day:

  • Celebrate our Honorees by registering for the event here.
  • Purchase an Ad in our electronic program book to. congratulate an Honoree here
  • Recognize an outstanding board member, donor, volunteer or staff member at your organization as a Table Honoree here.
  • Become a National Philanthropy Day Sponsor [sponsorship package].

For any questions or concerns, please email