Philanthropy Day

Philanthropy Day is CNE's annual community celebration of giving that has as its goal to educate, motivate and inspire the philanthropist in all of us.



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Philanthropy and nonprofit work has an incredible transformative power in our nation and Philanthropy Day honors and celebrates this unique American tradition. As part of this event, CNE hosts a luncheon with a nationally-recognized guest speaker to provide new insights, strategies and perspectives on social innovation & effective philanthropy.

Each year Philanthropy Day draws a crowd of over 400 philanthropists, business leaders, nonprofit professionals and elected leaders. Past speakers include:

Check out the wrap-up of Philanthropy Day 2018 with speaker Vu Le!

To inquire about sponsorship opportunities please contact Aleen Carey, Senior Manager of Philanthropy and Communications, at (434) 951-9047.

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