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33rd Annual Philanthropy Awards Luncheon

Wednesday, May 10 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm • Organized By Nonprofit Connect
Kansas City Marriott Downtown, 200 W. 12th St., Kansas City, MO 64105


The Philanthropy Awards Luncheon is Nonprofit Connect's signature event, when we come together as a community to recognize extraordinary leaders in philanthropy. With more than 1,000 members of the nonprofit and for-profit community attending every year, the Luncheon is Kansas City's oldest and largest celebration of giving. The funds raised at the Luncheon allow Nonprofit Connect to continue to offer education, resources and networking so that area nonprofit organizations can more effectively achieve their missions.

Casey Simmons and S. Sloane Simmons
Luncheon Chairs

The Philanthropy Awards
Nonprofit Connect honors those who embody the spirit of giving in Kansas City by awarding the Philanthropy Awards. To date, we have honored over 100 established leaders and businesses in the Kansas City area for their contributions to the community.

The 2017 Philanthropy Awards Honorees will be announced in early 2017.
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Muehlebach Tower
Kansas City Marriott Downtown
200 W. 12th St.
Kansas City, MO 64105
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