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2014 Award Information

Six distinguished awards are presented at the event. These awards provide our community the opportunity to honor the philanthropists, volunteers, corporations, foundations and fundraising professionals who make outstanding contributions toward improving the quality of life in the Washington region. View the latest press release of 2014 Call for Nominations here

2014 NCPD Award nominations are now closed and awardees have been selected. Thank you for submitting your nominations!


Congratulations to the 2013 National Capital Philanthropy Day Awardees:

Outstanding Philanthropist
John G. Shooshan nominated by Volunteers of America Chesepeake 

The Shooshan Company

Outstanding Fundraising Professional
Blair Kaine nominated by National Cathedral School

National Cathedral School

Outstanding Fundraising Volunteers
Jack and Janet Fox nominated by Capital Caring


Outstanding Corporate Partner
Safeway Inc. Eastern Division nominated by Easter Seals


Outstanding Foundation Partner
Vicky Collins Foundation nominated by Virginia Hospital Center


Outstanding Diversity Leader
Foundation Center - Washington, D.C. nominated by Renner Consulting



Former Award Recipients

Philanthropists and Fundraising Volunteers:


Patty Perkins Andringa Dr. Marcella Brenner *deceased
Peggy Cooper Cafritz Lyles Carr
Edward L. Cohen John Delaney and April McClain-Delaney
Sidney O. Dewberry, P.E., L.S. Richard England *deceased
Joseph and Alma Gildenhorn Diana Goldberg
Katharine Graham *deceased ViCurtis Hinton *deceased
Alexine Clement Jackson Julie Jensen
Mary Elizabeth McGehee Joyce Alan and Dianne Kay
David Lloyd Kreeger *deceased Delano Lewis
Robert Linowes * deceased James W. Lintott
Marguerite Mazique Dorothy Pierce McSweeny
Fernando Murias Andrew Ockerhausen
Robert M. Pinkard Abe Pollin *deceased
F. Kevin Reynolds Joseph E. Robert, Jr.
Otto and Jeanette Ruesch Richard W. Snowdon III
Earl Stafford Mary Margaret Valenti
George Vradenburg Earle C. Williams
Jane Lang and Paul Sprenger Caryl S. Bernstein, Esq., Attorney
Frederic V. & Marlene A. Malek Christopher M. Kerns


  Fundraising Professionals:


Sandra A. Adams, ACFRE Barbara Ciconte, CFRE
Sarah C. Coviello, CFRE Gary Deverman
Samuel N. Gough Jr.,CFRE Margaret Guellich, CFRE
Donald L. Hense Robert Hutson, CFRE
Jeanne G. Jacob, CFRE, CAE Donald Johnson, CFRE
Kay Lautman, CFRE *deceased Nancy F. McConnell, CFRE
Milton Murray, CFRE *deceased Gail Nordheimer, CFRE
Deborah Peeples, CFRE Eugene A. Scanlan, Ph.D., CFRE
Martha H. Schumacher, ACFRE Nicholas Simmonds, CFRE
John Wm. Thomas Phyllis G. Tritsch
Kathryn Ward, CFRE David Whitehead
Kathy Swayze, CFRE  


Diversity Leaders (initiated in 2008):


Environmental Support Center Joseph T. N. Suarez, CFRE
College Summit C. Marie Henderson


Corporations and Foundations:


America Online, Inc. The Annie E. Casey Foundation
Booz Allen Hamilton Capital One Financial Services
The Catalogue for Philanthropy DC Bar Foundation
Dickstein Shapiro LLP The Eugene B. Casey Foundation
The Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer Foundation Fannie Mae Foundation
Freddie Mac Foundation The Harman Family Foundation
The Morris & Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation PNC Financial Services
The Washington Post World Bank Group
Deloitte, LLP The Agua Fund 
Lockheed Martin Peterson Family Foundation