AFP Awards: Awards for Philanthropy
William R. Simms Awards for Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy, sponsored by Carter (Individual and Group)
This award recognizes service by an individual ages 10–18 who demonstrate outstanding commitment to the community through direct financial support, development of charitable programs, volunteering and leadership in philanthropy. Nominees will be judged based on work done while they were 10–18 years old.
- Jonah Larson Recognized as AFP 2023 Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy Recipient
- AVUS Connect Recognized as AFP 2023 Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy Recipient _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Award for Outstanding Young Professional
The Award for Outstanding Young Professional recognizes fundraisers under the age of 31 who display excellence in raising funds, inspiring donors, managing campaigns and dedication to the charitable sector.
- Sean McCarthy Honored as 2023 AFP Outstanding Young Professional
- Destiney Patton Honored as 2023 AFP Outstanding Young Professional
Award for Outstanding Fundraising Professional
The Award for Outstanding Fundraising Professional honors an outstanding individual fundraising professional who works for a nonprofit, charitable organization. Nominees must have a minimum of 15 years of experience as a professional fundraiser. They must also be a current AFP member.