National Philanthropy Day Awards!


On Tuesday, November 13th, National Philanthropy Day, the Association of Fundraising Professionals, California Capital Chapter recognized many of our region’s outstanding philanthropists and philanthropic oriented organizations.

We are honored to have one of our SVP partners, Elfrena Foord, recognized as the Most Outstanding Philanthropist. Elfrena serves on our Fast Pitch committee, which she spoke to in her acceptance speech. This committee oversees the the planning and execution of this social innovation program beginning in November and ending in April.

She expands our SVP community by engaging in many other philanthropic endeavors some of which are Rotary Club of Sacramento and United Way Captial Valley Chapter.

The other award winners were:

  • Blue Shield of California Foundation - Outstanding Organization

  • East Lawn - The Big Impact Award

  • The Niello Company - Outstanding Corporation

  • Chuck Nicholson - Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser

  • Christine Pieper, CFRE - Outstanding Fundraising Professional

  • Akshaj Mehta - Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy

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