National Philanthropy Day for the year 2023 is celebrated/observed on Tuesday, November 15th. There are until the next observance.

Every year on November 15, National Philanthropy Day is observed. This day emphasizes the necessity of cooperating for the common benefit. Philanthropic acts occur in many forms and sizes—charitable donations, volunteering, etc.—and no act of compassion goes unrecognized on National Philanthropy Day. In 1986, President Ronald Reagan made November 15 National Philanthropy Day. Since then, people all over the world have understood how important this day is.

📆 When is National Philanthropy Day?

This year, National Philanthropy Day is on November 15th. It is the 3rd Tuesday in November; in 2023, it is on Wednesday.

Countdown to National Philanthropy Day

Did you know: Helping Hands Monkey Helpers, which is similar to groups that train service dogs, has been training monkeys to aid people with mobility difficulties since the 1970s. ​

You can also see all interesting things you didn’t know about and facts about November 15, 2022.

📜 History of National Philanthropy Day

☑️ National Philanthropy Day facts

​Be a Dear and Donate a Brassiere
This group has given out over 20,000 bras to deserving ladies.

​Zombie Squad
Zombie Squad focuses on disaster assistance through volunteering, fundraising, and lectures. ​

​The Harry Potter Alliance
This group fights injustices, and its missions are inspired by the plots of the Harry Potter books. ​

Things to do on National Philanthropy Day

Go out there and look for a volunteer position that interests you. Visits to sick patients in the hospital, packing boxes for a food bank, and even gardening at your local park are all possibilities.

Give a shout out on social media
Spread the word about this significant day by posting about it on your social media profiles. The more people are aware of this day, the better.

Donate to charity
Donations can be made in the form of time or money, so even if you’re short on funds, you can still make a significant difference.

📅 National Philanthropy Day Observances

2023 November 15 Wednesday
2024 November 15 Friday
2025 November 15 Saturday
2026 November 15 Sunday
2027 November 15 Monday

View all November holidays, including Cause and other Awareness holidays.

We will continue to update this page with new information and must-know facts about National Philanthropy Day. So be sure to check back soon.