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National Philanthropy Day 2016

Now Accepting Nominations!

Anyone can nominate! We will be accepting nominations online from April 11th to May 30th 2016.  All that is required is a 500 word nomination statement, submitted online during the nomination period.


Nominations will be accepted in the following six categories:

Generosity of Spirit Award, sponsored by the United Way of Greater Victoria

Outstanding Volunteer Award, sponsored by Coast Capital Savings

Outstanding Service Club Award, sponsored by Camosun College

Corporate Responsibility Award, sponsored by the University of Victoria

*Youth in Philanthropy Award (ages 5-10), sponsored by the Children's Health Foundation Vancouver Island

*Youth in Philanthropy Award (ages 11-18), sponsored by Telus


*The winners of the Youth in Philanthropy Awards recieve $500 to go towards their charity of choice.


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Event Details


Where: The Fairmont Empress Hotel

When: Tuesday, November 15th 2016 from 4:30 - 6:30 pm 

What: Wine and cheese reception to honour the nominees and announce the winners in each of the six awards categories

Tickets: Individual tickets are $50 or buy a table of 10 for $475


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Registration Cancellation by Participant

Refunds will be issued for cancelations recived prior to November 1st, 2016.  No refunds will be issued after this date.

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