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  • Philanthropy Awards Luncheon

  • With more than 1,000 members of the nonprofit and business community attending every year, the Philanthropy Awards Luncheon is Kansas City's oldest and largest celebration of giving. 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.

    Save the date! The 33rd Annual Philanthropy Awards Luncheon will be Wednesday, May 10, 2017.

    2017 Philanthropy Awards Nominations

    Nonprofit Connect honors those who embody the spirit of giving in Kansas City by awarding the Philanthropy Awards annually. To date, we have honored over 185 established individuals, organizations and and businesses in the Kansas City area for their contributions to the community.

  • Philanthropist of the Year
    Emerging Philanthropist of the Year
    Business Philanthropist of the Year

  • Nonprofit Professional of the Year
    Emerging Nonprofit Professional of the Year
    Volunteer of the Year

  • Emerging Volunteer of the Year
    Excellence in Collaboration
    Excellence in Impact

  • Nominations for the 2017 Philanthropy Awards Luncheon have closed. Nominators and Honorees will be notified in January.


    Show your support for philanthropy in Kansas City. Sponsorship benefits include reserved seating and placement on Awards Luncheon publicity materials. 

    Click here to view the 33rd Annual Philanthropy Awards Sponsorship Opportunities.

    Questions about sponsorship? Contact Lindsay Nelson Hughes at 816-888-5600 or events@npconnect.org. 

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