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The 2021 Philanthropy Awards Luncheon will be held virtually again this year, on Wednesday, May 12. Our team is actively putting together the details for this event and its new structure; a full announcement with details will be made the first week of February. If you have any questions or concerns in the meantime, please contact Jen Newell, Events Manager, at events@npconnect.org or 816-759-8614.

2020 Luncheon

36th Annual Philanthropy Awards Luncheon

Hosted by Luncheon Co-Chairs Jeanette Prenger & Darren Prenger

We do what we do to make life better for people across the human spectrum. No matter the need, there will always be someone to meet it. We are changing the story for the new generation, for a new time, for a new and inclusive vision.

2020 Honorees

Honoree photos by Gary Rohman photography.

Recommend a Nomination for the 2021 Philanthropy Awards

Do you know someone who deserves recognition? Fill out our form to receive information about the nomination process.

Thank You to our Generous Sponsors

The funds raised at the Luncheon allow Nonprofit Connect to continue to offer education, resources and networking so that area nonprofit organizations can more effectively achieve their missions. Learn more.

*Sponsorships received before August 23, 2020.

Platinum Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

Bronze Sponsors

Table Sponsors

Thank you to all of our generous donors. See a full list.

Program Sponsors