Wednesday, November 15, 2023

11:30 A.M - Lunch & Networking

12:00 P.M. - Awards Luncheon & Ceremony


The Olympic South Side Theater

1202 3rd St SE, Suite 200

Cedar Rapids, IA 52401


$45 per individual


Mary Beth Kunz Keel
Association of Fundraising Professionals - Eastern Iowa Chapter



National Philanthropy Day, or NPD, celebrates the charitable work that is done to make a difference and create impact in society. One of the special ways we celebrate is by honoring individuals, families, corporations, organizations and other groups who are hand-selected for specific awards at a special Awards Luncheon on National Philanthropy Day.

2023 Honorees:

Outstanding Individual Philanthropist – Sue and Ron Olson

Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser – Nick AbouAssaly

Outstanding Fundraising Professional – Lois Buntz, CFRE

Outstanding Large Philanthropic Organization - New Leader Manufacturing

Outstanding Small Philanthropic Organization – Sunrise Builders

Outstanding Philanthropic Youth – Andrea Mwamini Zabibu

Benjamin Franklin Award - Iowa Valley Habitat for Humanity Women Build

Eastern Iowa Lifetime Achievement Award - Carol and Jared Hills

You can help us honor them in November by registering today for the 2023 NPD Awards Luncheon.

This year, we are very excited to host the special event at the The Olympic South Side Theater in Cedar Rapids on Wednesday, November 15, with guest MC, Quinn Pettifer from The Gazette. New this year, we will also welcome a wonderful keynote speaker, Nate Clark, from the John Deere Foundation.

The honorees will be awarded a beautiful plaque to signify our gratitude for the amazing contributions and impact they have made in our communities.

Join us for the celebration!