Philanthropy Week 2021

April 19–23

The 1st Annual Philanthropy Week, hosted by Murray State University’s Nonprofit Resource Center, is a celebration of generosity in Murray-Callaway County, recognizing successful approaches to giving of time, talents, and treasures that help make this a wonderful community in which to live and thrive. Philanthropy Week recognizes and advances the historic partnership among the public, nonprofit, and business sectors. The Nonprofit Resource Center will host a series of virtual events throughout the week including:

  • Monday, April 19 at 6 p.m.
    "A Conversation on Giving and Community with Judge Executive Imes and Mayor Rogers"
    This conversation will be moderated by Chad Lampe, Station Manager for WKMS.
    Watch conversation on YouTube

  • Tuesday, April 20 at 6 p.m
    "The Roles of Community Foundations: A Conversation with Tony Watkins, Community Foundation of Western KY and Harold Hurt, Murray/Calloway County Community Foundation"
    This conversation will be moderated by Dr. Bob Long, Interim Program Director, Nonprofit Leadership Studies, Murray State University.
    Watch conversation on YouTube

  • Thursday, April 22 at 6 p.m.
    Keynote Address by Murray State University Alumna (1996), Tanya Edwards, Executive Vice President, Community Development and Health, American Heart Association

    Watch address on Zoom
    Learn about Tanya Edwards

  • Friday, April 23 at 4 p.m
    Donna Herndon Award for Civic Engagement Presentation 

    The Nonprofit Resource Center will present the inaugural Donna Herndon Award. The award recognizes a resident of Calloway County who has exhibited a lifetime of civic engagement to others in our community. 
    Watch ceremony on Zoom

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