AFP Awards: Chapter Awards
Barbara Marion Award for Outstanding Leadership to AFP
Barbara Marion, ACFRE, was the first woman to chair both AFP and the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy board of directors and provided leadership and service to the association in countless areas. This award, named in her honor, recognizes an AFP member who demonstrates outstanding leadership and service to the association and/or its related entities, such as the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy. Learn more.
Charles R. Stephens Award for Excellence in Diversity
The Charles R. Stephens Excellence in Diversity Chapter Award is named for the 1992-1993 AFP Chair Charles R. Stephens, CFRE, and recognizes his efforts in bringing AFP’s diversity programs to the forefront. AFP defines “diversity” as the seeking and achieving of a broad representation of experiences, perspectives, opinions and cultures. Inclusiveness is an essential source of vitality and strength for the effective pursuit of an organization’s mission. This award honors the year’s most outstanding demonstration by AFP chapters of leadership, creativity and initiative in building diversity in membership or programming. The award is designed both to recognize achievement and to promote the sharing of ideas among AFP chapters and nonprofit organizations. Separate awards are given in each chapter size category. Learn more.