National Philanthropy Day

Mon, 11/19/2018
8:00 am - 10:00 am

National Philanthropy Day, Monday, November 19, 2018


I have found that among its other benefits, giving liberates the soul of the giver

-Maya Angelou


National Philanthropy Day is a special day set aside to recognize the great contributions of philanthropy—and those people active in the philanthropic community—to the enrichment of our world. Join the New York City chapter of AFP on Monday, November 19 from 8 – 10:00 am as we highlight the individuals and organizations that have made an extraordinary difference in the lives of people all around the world.  The National Philanthropy Day Breakfast is your opportunity to network among our city’s finest professionals and philanthropists from across the nonprofit field.


Our Emcee

Our esteemed emcee is Veronica Dagher, senior wealth management reporter at The Wall Street Journal and host of the Secrets of Wealthy Women podcast





Our Featured Speakers

Jennifer Jones Austin, Esq. 
CEO of the Federation of Protestant  Welfare Agencies (FPWA)

Karol V. Mason
President of John Jay College of  Criminal Justice

Tammy Tibbetts
President & Founder
She's the First 

Eduardo Vilaro
Artistic Director & CEO of Ballet Hispánico


2018 Event Date/Time/Location

Monday, November 19, 2018
8:00 a.m. Breakfast
8:30 - 10:00 a.m. Program
Baruch College Conference Center, 55 Lexington Avenue (24th Street), 14th Floor

Ticket Prices

Member/Nonmember Individual: $85 / $125
Young Professional Member: $50
Guest: $100

Table and Event Sponsorships Available


Generously sponsored by: 

Media & Marketing Partners

Program Partner 

Additional Sponsors

Friends of National Philanthropy Day

JuWon Choi

Holman Consulting

Robin Merle


Join us! Sponsorship Opportunities Available


2018 National Philanthropy Day Co-Chairs:

JuWon Choi, Ed.D., Chief Learning Officer
The Association of Junior Leagues International

Robin Merle, CFRE, Vice President for Institutional Advancement
John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Michael Ostroff, Founder & President
The Ostroff Group


Read about the 2017 New York Stories in Philanthropy Breakfast featuring honored storytellers Jonelle Procope, Apollo Theater; Anthony Romero, ACLU; Emily Rafferty, Metropolitan Museum of Art; Cecile Richards, Planned Parenthood Federation; Debra L. Spar, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts


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