The Association of Fundraising Professionals – Indiana Chapter (AFP-IC) has unveiled the honorees for this year’s Indiana Philanthropy Awards. The association says the awards honor individuals, organizations and corporations that have “enhanced philanthropy and the community through their dedicated efforts, time, leadership, passion, and generosity.”
The AFP-IC says the recipients have made a significant impact on the state or their local community through one or more charitable organizations.
This year’s honorees include:
- Lifetime Achievement: Mike and Sue Smith (nominated by Eskenazi Health Foundation)
- Outstanding Philanthropist: Steven Tuchman and Reed E. Bobrick (nominated by Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law)
- Outstanding Fundraising Professional: Melanie Frazier (nominated by Gail Bradford, Center for Leadership Development)
- Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser: Adam Clevenger (nominated by Coburn Place)
- Outstanding Foundation: McCormick Family Foundation (nominated by Vincennes University Foundation)
- Outstanding Philanthropy Group: Gatsby Gals (nominated by Nathan Wight)
- Outstanding Youth Achievement: Madeline Phuong (nominated by Patty’s Page TV Show/Three Rivers Art Center for Kids)
- Outstanding Business: 92.3 WTTS (nominated by The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation)
“This is a humbling honor and a true testament to the work our team does every day to best serve our listeners, our advertisers, and the community in general,” said Brad Holtz, president and general manager of WTTS, which is the first radio station to receive the Outstanding Business award. “Service is a core value of our organization, and it’s incredibly gratifying to be recognized in this special way.”
The honorees will receive their award during a ceremony on November 17 in downtown Indianapolis.