2016 National Philanthropy Day
November 9, 2016  |  The Westin Seattle

11:00am - Registration Open
11:15am - 12:00pm - VIP Reception*
12:00pm - 1:30pm - National Philanthropy Day Luncheon

EARLY BIRD | Through October 4

$80 per seat
$800 per table 

Beginning October 5
$95 per seat
$950 per table

Benefactors receive priority seating and an invitation to the VIP Reception
$120 per seat or $1,200 per table

*The VIP Reception is open to this year's award recipients, past awardees, sponsors and benefactors.


Diamond Sponsor

Platinum Sponsors


Gold Sponsor


Silver Partner


Premiere Sponsor

Presenting Sponsor

Supporter Sponsor

Hugh & Jane Ferguson Foundation

Donor Sponsors

Campion Foundation

Seattle Foundation

Seattle University Nonprofit Leadership

Patron Sponsors

Bateman Consulting LLC

Clark Nuber PS

Suzanne Hittman

Pacific Continental Bank

National Philanthropy Day brings together the donors who support the causes that our local and global communities hold dear, the fundraisers who connect donors' passions to nonprofit missions and each of us who believes in the power of philanthropy to make the world a better place.

This year, we celebrate the following awardees:

  • Outstanding Philanthropic Corporation: Sellen Construction
  • Outstanding Philanthropic Family: The True Family
  • Outstanding Philanthropic Organization: Skagit Community Foundation
  • Outstanding Philanthropic Small Business: Geraldine's Counter
  • Outstanding Philanthropists: Angie Buysse and Cynthia Per-Lee
  • Outstanding Young Philanthropist: Conner McKittrick

We'll be sharing more about each of our amazing awardees in future National Philanthropy Day emails, on our website and on social media.

Keynote Speaker: 

Nancy Long

Executive Director
501 Commons 




Sponsorship Opportunities

Interested in sponsoring National Philanthropy Day?  View the sponsorship opportunities available in our sponsorship prospectus.  Complete the sponsorship form today!

Past Award Winners

Please join us in celebrating all past National Philanthropy Day awardees and check out their inspiring videos below: 

More than 750 fundraising professionals celebrated the inspiring power of philanthropy at our 2015 National Philanthropy Day luncheon. Continuing a tradition that began in 1989, we honored six outstanding philanthropists from across Washington state. View the videos below, which we aired at the luncheon, to learn more about each honoree and their amazing commitment to making the world a better place.

Outstanding Corporation: Harley Marine Services


Outstanding Family: The Bamfords


Outstanding Organization: Seattle Works


Outstanding Philanthropists: Jerry & Charlene Lee


Outstanding Small Business: Sanitary Service Company


Outstanding Young Philanthropist: Ryan Shannon