“The best thing to give to your enemy is forgiveness; to an opponent, tolerance; to a friend, your heart; to your child, a good example; to a father, deference; to your mother, conduct that will make her proud of you; to yourself, respect; to all men, charity.”

Benjamin Franklin

National Philanthropy Day


Nominations are Now being Accepted for the 2018 National PhilanthRopy Day

Click Here for the Application

Nominations are due by June 15, 2018 - Deadline extended!

We would like to congratulate the 2017 Awards Recipients:

Outstanding Individual Philanthropist of the Year

Ira M. Lubert

Outstanding Volunteer Fundraising Group of the Year

Auto Dealers CARing for Kids Foundation

Outstanding Fundraising Volunteer of the Year

Joanna McNeil Lewis

Outstanding Corporation of the Year


Outstanding Foundation of the Year

Healthspark Foundation

Multigenerational Family Achievement Award

Virginia Rowan Smith and Rowan Family

Lifetime Achievement Award

Steve Korman

Legacy Award For Planned Giving Philanthropist

D. Walter Cohen

President’s Award

Maria Grasso

Thank You to Our 2017 National Philanthropy Day Sponsors!

Presenting Sponsor:

Rowan University

Thank you, Rowan family, for your transformational vision, vast generosity and distinguished service.

Rowan University Transformed: Celebrating 25 Years of the Rowan Gift

Reception Sponsor:

Planned Giving Council of Greater Philadelphia

Gold Sponsors:

Korman Communities

Lynn and Harold Honickman

The Philadelphia Foundation

Silver Sponsors:

Foundation Union League of Philadelphia

Schultz and Williams