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.



Photo Credit: Brian Wimer

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 2017 with speaker Michael Suarez!

To inquire about sponsorship opportunities please contact Sarah Gaines, Director of Philanthropy, at (434) 951-9047.

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