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Association of Fundraising Professionals: Southern Arizona Chapter

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AFP 2014 Statewide Conference
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Outstanding community philanthropists will be honored at the 26th Annual National Philanthropy Day luncheon presented by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), Southern Arizona Chapter. On Friday, November 21, 2014, at the Westin La Paloma Resort, six major awards will be presented to individuals and organizations whose philanthropic contributions and dedicated volunteerism improve the quality of life in our community.

This annual awards program recognizes outstanding achievement by individual, foundation, and corporate philanthropists, fundraising volunteers, youth volunteers, and professional fundraisers. They are nominated by the community and selected by a committee of Southern Arizona community leaders. The 2014 honorees are:

Outstanding Philanthropist of the Year: Gulshan and Neelam Sethi

Outstanding Corporate or Foundation Philanthropist: Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold, Inc. and Wallace Research Foundation

Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser: Lynne Wood Dusenberry

Outstanding Fundraising Professional: Dana Dawson, CFRE

Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy: Girl Scout Junior Troop 486

Read more about the honorees!





Monthly Meeting


Reframing Disability

August 8, 2014 7:30 am to 9:00 am

How we frame disability in practice has direct implications on our organizational membership outreach, development and communication.  This presentation will discuss new ways of thinking about disability and discuss ways to represent disability progressively across our language and design. Presented by Amanda Kraus, Ph. D., Assistant Director Disability Resources and Assistant Professor of Practice & […]

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