Biannually, the AFP Utah Chapter recognizes four fundraising professionals at the Fundraising Day Conference for the Patti N. Choate Award and the Outstanding Development Professional Award. The Patti N. Choate Award recognizes the lifetime achievement in the fundraising profession and is granted to the individual based on success and longevity in fundraising and service to AFP Utah and the community.
The Outstanding Development Professional Award is given to three development professionals who have exhibited exceptional skill and effectiveness in their roles as fundraising professionals.
We look forward to celebrating and honoring our award recipients in-person at the 2023 Fundraising Day Conference. Thank you to all who submitted nominations for this year's awards!
AFP Utah Chapter's 2018 Fundraising Day conference "Fearless Fundraising" on April 11 was one to remember! Perhaps the greatest highlight was the presentation of awards to some very deserving fundraisers in our community.
Kai Wilson, Executive Director of And Justice for All, was awarded the Patti N. Choate Lifetime Achievement Award for his accomplishments in nonprofit administration, fundraising, and program development and implementation over the past 30+ years. He was nominated by his colleague Kelly Striefel, who says, "Throughout his career, Kai has been seen as a natural leader. He is known for his ability to bring together people and organization in collaboration to make the most efficient and meaningful impacts possible. Kai’s insight the non-profit sector has made And Justice for All and the organizations it supports tremendously successful."
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