46th Annual Philanthropy Awards
November 15, 2022 - 5:30 pm
Theater on the Lake, 2401 N Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, IL 60614

This event is SOLD OUT.
Limited sponsorships are still available.

Please email your name, organization, and phone number to Tricia Fusilero to be placed on a waitlist to attend the event or for sponsorship information.

Join us at the beautiful Theater on the Lake for a reception and heavy hors d’oeuvres as we celebrate the 2022 AFP Chicago Annual Philanthropy Awards Honorees.

  • Members & guests $125, non-members & guests $150
  • Heavy hors d’oeuvres, wine, beer, Tito's specialty drinks, and non-alcoholic drinks included
  • Theater on the Lake, 2401 N Lake Shore Dr., Chicago
  • Pre-paid valet parking is available with registration (already registered? Pre-pay for valet parking here)
  • Suggested business attire (i.e. suit, dress, skirt/blouse)
Already Registered, but need valet only? Pre-pay here.

5:30 - 6:30 pm Reception
6:30 - 6:45 pm Move to presentation space
6:45 - 8:00 pm Program

For 46 years, AFP Chicago has honored the committed, passionate individuals and corporations who work on behalf of the nonprofit organizations that AFP Chicago serves. Our annual awards program recognizes the outstanding achievements of individuals, foundations and corporate philanthropists, fundraising volunteers, and fundraising executives who demonstrate high ethical standards and exemplify the philanthropic spirit of our great city.

Valet Parking Only
If you have already registered for the Annual Philanthropy Awards and would like to add valet parking click here. NOTE: this is for valet parking ONLY and does not include tickets to the awards program.

46th Annual Philanthropy Awards Nov 15

Congratulations to our 2022 Honorees

Walter and Shirley Massey
Distinguished Philanthropists Award
Walter and Shirley Massey  view bio
Honored for their personal commitment to a variety of philanthropic causes, for a minimum of ten years.

Eric Smith
Executive Leader Award
Eric S. Smith, BMO Harris Bank  view bio

Presented to an outstanding business leader in the Chicago philanthropic community.

Ellie Forman
Professional Grantor Award
Ellie Forman, Mesirow  view bio

Awarded to a corporate or foundation giving officer for their professionalism and support to the nonprofit community.

Kate Bousum
Benjamin Franklin Award
Kate Bousum, CFRE, Child’s Voice  view bio

Presented to a fundraising professional for significant achievements in a long career who serves as a role model for our profession.

Brenda Battle
Outstanding Community Leader Award
Brenda Battle, University of Chicago Medicine  view bio

Presented to an individual for extraordinary leadership or advocacy resulting in significant change for our community.

Ellen-Blair Chube
Emerging Philanthropist Award
Ellen-Blair Chube, William Blair  view bio

Honored for their commitment to a variety of philanthropic causes for ten years or less.

View & Download 2022 Awards Press Release
View Past Honorees & Programs