Awards & Recognition
November 19, 2015
From the Association of Fundraising Professionals Mo. Mid-America Chapter

National Philanthropy Day Honors Local Philanthropists

The good works and charitable contributions of eight individuals, a major law firm, a grass roots organization and a not-for-profit that serves homeless women and children are this year’s National Philanthropy Day honorees. The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Mid-America Chapter will present the awards at The National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial at 6 pm on November 18.

BUSINESS PHILANTHROPIST OF THE YEAR: This award honors a corporation that demonstrates outstanding commitment and leadership roles in philanthropy and community involvement.

Honoree: Polsinelli, headquartered in Kansas City, has contributed more than $3.7MM in nationwide philanthropic gifts and sponsorships from 2010-2015 (year to date), approximately 50% of which has stayed in the Kansas City area. In addition, firm attorneys have dedicated over $30.7MM in pro bono legal work (95,600 hours) for those without access, including $13MM (45,700 hours) in Kansas City.

To read the full press release, click here.