At Alpha Phi International Fraternity’s 72nd Biennial Convention, Alpha Phi Foundation presented the 2018 Nancy Owen Craig Outstanding Philanthropy Award, Martha Watkins Mast Spirit of Philanthropy Awards, the Constellation, and International Partner in Philanthropy Awards. Recognizing the accomplishments and commitment of individuals and chapters who dedicate themselves to our mission is a priority of the Foundation.
The Foundation Convention Awards are presented each biennium at Alpha Phi International Fraternity’s Biennial Convention. Award winners were announced during the State of the Foundation and at Alpha Phi Foundation’s Red Dress Gala. Thank you and congratulations to the following recipients!
Beverly Lasher (Theta-Michigan)
Nancy Owen Craig Outstanding Philanthropist Award
Throughout the years, we have endeavored to lift up Alpha Phi members, couples, or families whose exceptional generosity has had a profound impact on Alpha Phi International, who inspire others to give with purpose, and who exemplify the true spirit of philanthropy.
This year, the Nancy Owen Craig Outstanding Philanthropist Award was awarded posthumously to Beverly Lasher (Theta-Michigan) for her generous planned gift that will leave a legacy of women supporting one another in lifelong achievement for generations to come through the Beverly Lasher Graduate Scholarship.
Xi, Zeta Pi, and Tampa Bay Alumnae Chapter
Martha Watkins Mast Spirit of Philanthropy Award
These awards recognize two collegiate chapters and an alumnae chapter whose support of the Foundation through education, service and philanthropy is exemplary and who embody the spirit of philanthropy.
Eta Kappa, Beta Pi, and Zeta Gamma
The Constellation recognizes chapters’ cumulative giving in five hundred thousand dollar increments. These three chapters were recognized for reaching new heights in their chapter’s lifetime giving this past biennium.
Zeta Beta, Sigma, and Zeta Gamma
International Partner in Philanthropy
These awards recognize the top three fundraising chapter donors of the biennium.