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Past Celebrations

Each year, hundreds of senior business executives, philanthropists, professional fundraisers, volunteers, and the media gather the annual National Capital Philanthropy Day celebration. National Capital Philanthropy Day is part of over 200 similar celebrations happening worldwide in November in honor of National Philanthropy Day.

In 2015, AFP DC celebrated it’s 50th Anniversary at the 14th Annual Philanthropy Day. See below to view photos and honorees from past events.

Photos and Videos from Past Events

Former Award Recipients

Philanthropists and Fundraising Volunteers:

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

Fundraising Professionals:

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

Corporations and Foundations:

The Aqua Fund Fannie Mae Foundation
AOL Freddie Mac Foundation
Booz Allen Hamilton
The Harman Family Foundation
The Morris & Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation
Lockheed Martin
Capital One Financial Services The MARPAT Foundation
The Annie E. Casey Foundation  The Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer Foundation
The Eugene B. Casey Foundation Peterson Family Foundation
The Catalogue for Philanthropy PNC Financial Services 
Vicky Collins Foundation Safeway Inc. Eastern Division 
Consumer Health Foundation Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
The DC Bar Foundation Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom
Deloitte, LLP The Washington Post
Dickstein Shapiro LLP World Bank Group
Citi Community Development  

Diversity Leaders (initiated in 2008):

Frankie Blackburn Marie Henderson
College Summit Joseph T. N. Suarez, CFRE
Environmental Support Center Reginald Van Lee
Foundation Center - Washington, D.C. Washington Area Women's Foundation