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The Association of Fundraising Professionals- Maryland Chapter is proud to announce the selection of

 Sandra and Malcolm Berman

as the

2015 Outstanding Philanthropists of the Year


The Philip E. and Carole R. Ratcliffe Foundation

as the

2015 Outstanding Foundation of the Year

Please plan to join in the presentation of these awards at National Philanthropy Day, presented by Connelly & Assoc. Fundraising, LLC, on Tuesday, November 10th at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront.

Nominate your Unsung Heroes and Outstanding Youth Fundraisers before June 30, 2015.

AFP Maryland is proud to recognize the great contributions of philanthropy and those people active in the philanthropic community during National Philanthopy Day in Maryland. Outstanding Philanthopists, Foundations, plus Outstanding Youth Fundraisers and Unsung Heroes will be honored at National Philanthropy Day in Maryland on November 10, 2015. Nomination deadline for both awards is June 30, 2015.

Outstanding Youth Fundraisers
Do you work with youth in Maryland? Do you know students who have done something good for their community and want to see them recognized for their philanthropic talents? If you answered yes to these questions, please submit your nomination(s) for the 2015 Outstanding Youth Fundraiser Awards! 
Students in elementary school through high school are eligible for this award. Students are not required to raise funds through a school-related project. Students' fundraising may be connected to clubs, organizations, scouting troops, schools and more. You may also nominate groups of students who worked together on a fundraising project.
AFP Maryland's Unsung Hero award offers you a chance to publicly honor those who do so much for philanthropy in our communities who may not be recognized for their work. Please consider nominating an individual who has demonstrated exceptional commitment to volunteer for fundraising projects that have benefited your charitable organization, and please note either their years or hours of service. Nominations should also demonstrate impact, as well as the ability to motivate others to support philanthropic causes. 

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Regular programs and events that provide a wide range of education and training and opportunities for networking; Roundtables to connect with peers around topics of interest and relevance; Mentoring that brings experienced professionals together with those new to fundraising or who want to learn a new skill; a local Job Bank for job seekers; and an annual Fundraising Day conference and National Philanthropy Day celebration.

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