Award for Outstanding Fundraising Professional

Below is the online nomination form for the Award for Outstanding Fundraising Professional.

The deadline to submit nominations is November 30, 2018.

This award honors an outstanding individual fundraising professional who works directly for a nonprofit, charitable organization. Nominees will be considered for the award based on the responses to the five criteria in this application (below).

Eligibility & Judging Factors
The nominee must meet the following criteria to be considered for the award:

  • The nominee must be a current AFP member in any category.
  • The nominee must have been an AFP member for a minimum of 15 years (based on the date nominations are due: November 30, 2018).
Nominees who meet those two criteria will then be considered for the award based on the responses to the following: (Note: The maximum number of words for the entire nomination is 2,000. This includes text for ALL of the criteria. Nominators are free to divide the words for each criterion however they like, but the total word count should not exceed 2,000.)

Nominee Information

Nominator Information

By submitting this form, I DO CERTIFY that the above-named individual is hereby nominated for this AFP Award. I am also certifying that the nominee is a current member of AFP and will have been a professional fundraiser for at least 15 years on November 30, 2018. I further authorize AFP to publicize this information for use by other AFP chapters in whatever way AFP may consider appropriate.

In addition, by submitting this form, I further certify that this award is being submitted on behalf of an AFP chapter, or if submitted by an individual, that the nominee has the support and endorsement of an AFP chapter.

Please note: If you experience any issues completing this online form, you can send the required information via email to Thank you.