Awards 2017

“Best of the State” Connecticut Philanthropy Awards to Be Presented at Awards Breakfast:

The AFP Connecticut and Fairfield County Chapters will honor all those who have helped change lives in our community through their fundraising and philanthropic efforts at the “Best of the State” Connecticut Philanthropy Awards Breakfast  at the Trumbull Marriott Merritt Parkway in Trumbull, CT on Friday, November 3rd, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

We will be presenting seven different awards.  AFP membership is not required to submit a nomination.  We invite you to share this information with colleagues who may in the future have an interest in recognizing a constituent of their own at this state-wide, prestigious ceremony.  2017 AWARD NOMINATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED 

THE AWARDS WILL BE PRESENTED TO THE FOLLOWING WINNERS:

Award for Outstanding Corporation 2017:  Webster Bank

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Award for Outstanding Foundation 2017:  The ZAC Foundation

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Award for Outstanding Fundraising Professional 2017:  Tara Navara

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Award for Outstanding Philanthropist 2017:  Brewster Perkins

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Award for Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser 2017:  Lorrie Lorenz & Michele Graham

 

 

 

 

 

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Award for Outstanding Young Adult in Philanthropy 2017:  Stephen Cusano

 

 

 

 

 

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Award for Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy 2017:  Lauren Harteveldt

 

 

 

 

 

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Click here to see a list of Past Award Recipients through 2016

To view photos of past Award Recipients, visit the Photo Gallery.