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CELEBRATION OF PHILANTHROPY

Celebration of Philanthropy

Congratulations to our 23rd Anniversary Celebration of Philanthropy Awardees and new indutees to CFAAC's Professional Advisor Recognition Society! Their dedication was celebrated at the Awards Luncheon on November 17, 2023, at the LIVE! Casino Hotel® Maryland in Hanover, MD. Thank you to all the awardees for inspiring us with your commitment, passion, and leadership in Anne Arundel County. A heartfelt thanks to our generous sponsors and 350 attendees who made the event truly special. We look forward to another year of remarkable achievements and celebrations together.

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2023 Celebration of Philanthropy Awardees

 
  
  
  
  
Mike & Trish Davis
Philanthropists
of the Year

 
M&T Bank
Corporate Philanthropist
of the Year

 
R. Scott Gregory
Volunteer
of the Year

 
Peter Summers
Boots on the
Ground Award

 
Indu Bodala
Young Volunteer
of the Year
 
Andrew Nolan
Young Volunteer
of the Year
 
Michael Ragland, Sr.
Carol Thompson Lifetime
Achievement Award
Maurice B. Tosé
Carroll H. Hynson, Jr. Award
for Diversity, Equity, &
Inclusion in Philanthropy
 
 

 

The Estate of
Dr. Michael Kurtz

Legacy Award for
Planned Giving
Larry Clark
Celebration of Philanthropy
Award
 
 
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CFAAC Professional Advisor Recognition Society

In 2022 CFAAC was delighted to announce the launch of its new Professional Advisor Recognition Society at this year’s Celebration of Philanthropy, naming six inductees to its inaugural class. CFAAC created the Professional Advisor Recognition Society to acknowledge professional advisors for their commitment to the community and their work to support philanthropy and encourage charitable giving across Anne Arundel County.

“We are proud to honor these professional advisors for their work to encourage philanthropy in our community,” said Mary Spencer, CFAAC President and CEO.  “These professionals play an active role in helping donors to achieve their charitable giving goals through the community foundation.”

The 2023 inductees include:

 

  
  
  
  
Danielle M. Cruttenden
McNamee Hosea

 
Frederick R. Franke
Franke Beckett LLC

 
Nicole T. Livingston
Council, Baradel,
Kosmerl & Nolan, P.A.
 
Justin T. Roudiez
White Oak
Wealth Management
 

2023 Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsors of the Celebration of Philanthropy will have the opportunity to promote their business to our community’s most invested and charitable residents. Sponsors will be mentioned in all Celebration of Philanthropy Awards publicity, both prior to and during the event, including being listed in all printed materials, press materials, and in the event program. Partner with CFAAC today!

Sponsorship benefits include year-long visibility through CFAAC's marketing and public relations efforts, prominent website visibility, inclusion in CFAAC's monthly e-newsletters, recognition through social media, invitations to special events, and more.

Click HERE to download a PDF copy of the 2023 Celebration of Philanthropy Sponsorship Matrix or scroll down to learn more.

BECOME A SPONSOR


PRESENTING SPONSOR $25,000

Celebration of Philanthropy Benefits:
Featured as presenting sponsor for CFAAC's 2023 Celebration of Philanthropy Awards; a brief speaking role during the program; logo on event invitation; (20) tickets to the Celebration of Philanthropy Awards Luncheon; invitation for (6) to Annual Donor Appreciation Event; logo on CFAAC website; branded mixed-media promotions including website, social media, and print materials; a full-page ad in the event program; and a full slide with logo in event presentation.

Annual Benefits:


PLATINUM SPONSOR $10,000

Celebration of Philanthropy Benefits:
Featured as a sponsor for CFAAC's 2023 Celebration of Philanthropy Awards; (15) tickets to the awards luncheon; invitation for (4) to Annual Donor Appreciation Event; prominent logo on all mixed-media promotions including website, social media, and print materials; full-page ad in the event program; and a full slide with logo in event presentation.

Annual Benefits:


GOLD SPONSOR $5,000

Celebration of Philanthropy Benefits:
Featured as a sponsor for CFAAC's 2023 Celebration of Philanthropy Awards; (10) tickets to the awards luncheon; invitation for (4) to Annual Donor Appreciation Event; logo on all mixed-media promotions including website, social media, and print materials; and half-page ad in the event program.

Annual Benefits:


SILVER SPONSOR $2,500

Celebration of Philanthropy Benefits:
Featured as a sponsor for CFAAC's 2023 Celebration of Philanthropy Awards; (5) tickets to the awards luncheon; invitation for (2) to Annual Donor Appreciation Event; logo on all mixed-media promotions including website, social media, and print materials, event program, and event presentation.

Annual Benefits:

Become a Silver Sponsor


BRONZE SPONSOR $1,000

Celebration of Philanthropy Benefits:
Featured as a sponsor for CFAAC's 2023 Celebration of Philanthropy Awards; (2) tickets to the awards luncheon; invitation for (2) to Annual Donor Appreciation Event; name recognition on all mixed-media promotions including website, social media, print materials, event program, and event presentation.

Annual Benefits:


FRIEND OF PHILANTHROPY $500 

Celebration of Philanthropy Benefits:
Featured as a sponsor for CFAAC's 2023 Celebration of Philanthropy Awards; (2) tickets to the awards luncheon; name recognition on all mixed-media promotions including website, social media, print materials, event program, and event presentation.

 

ANNUAL NONPROFIT PARTNER

Attention Anne Arundel County nonprofits! Sign up today to become an Annual Nonprofit Partner and be recognized year-round, including at our annual Awards luncheon on November 17 at Maryland LIVE! Casino Hotel.

If you make a gift of any size, your nonprofit will be listed in printed event material, at the event, and on social media. Deadline for nonprofit sponsorship is October 1st.

Please note: Annual Nonprofit Partner sponsorships do not include tickets to the Celebration of Philanthropy luncheon. Event tickets must be purchased separately. If you are interested in sponsorships that include tickets, please consider one of our other sponsorship levels. For more information, contact Jennifer Lagrotteria, Director of Philanthropic Resources by emailing jen@cfaac.org or call 410-280-1102 ext. 102.

BECOME A SPONSOR

2023 Celebration of Philanthropy Award Categories

Philanthropist of the Year Award Presented to an individual, a family, or family foundation who has demonstrated outstanding civic and philanthropic responsibility through direct, exceptional financial support and leadership in advancing philanthropy. Read the full description here.

Corporate Philanthropist of the Year Award Presented to a local business or corporation that demonstrates outstanding civic and philanthropic responsibility through direct financial support and leadership in the community. Read the full description here.

Volunteer of the Year Award Presented to an individual or a team with a long history of volunteering who has made a significant impact on nonprofit organizations. Read the full description here.

Young Volunteer of the Year Award Presented to an individual student or a youth group who has demonstrated extraordinary commitment to the community through volunteering. Read the full description here.

Boots on the Ground Award Presented to an individual who has gone above and beyond in the service of one or more nonprofit organizations; giving their time and talent to make a significant impact. Read the full description here.

Carroll H. Hynson, Jr. Award for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in Philanthropy Named in honor of a former CFAAC board member, this award is presented to an individual, group, or organization that supports philanthropy through DEI efforts. Read the full description here.

Carol Thompson Lifetime Achievement Award Named in honor of CFAAC’s founder, this award is presented to an individual who has made lasting, significant, and impactful contributions to Anne Arundel County by advancing philanthropy. Read the full description here.

Legacy Award for Planned Giving Recognizes a family or an individual philanthropist who has made a significant contribution to one or more local nonprofits using a planned gift. Read the full description here.

Click here to read about the Eligibility Criteria, Nomination Process, and Tips for Writing a Great Narrative

Past Celebration of Philanthropy Information


Past Award Recipients

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