Annual Celebration of International Philanthropy


CAF America has the privilege of partnering with corporations, wealth advisors, foundations, and individuals on fulfilling their international charitable aspirations. To celebrate the inspirational and important work that our clients are doing to make the world a better place, CAF America hosts an annual Celebration of International Philanthropy awards gala to recognize a handful of industry leaders on their international philanthropic achievements.

We are proud to honor and express our appreciation for groundbreaking charitable efforts from some of the most exciting names in the philanthropic arena.

Congratulations 2020 Honorees

Charitable giving and participation in philanthropic causes is one of the defining elements of Edwards Lifesciences’ culture.


Tusks’ mission is to amplify the impact of progressive conservation initiatives across Africa.


Vanguard Charitable’s mission is clear: to increase philanthropy and maximize its impact over time.


Past Awardees

Cisco is the worldwide technology leader that has been making the internet work since 1984. Cisco’s people, products, and partners help society securely connect and seize tomorrow’s digital opportunity today


Fidelity Charitable is growing the American tradition of philanthropy by providing programs that make charitable giving accessible, simple, and effective. They are the nation’s second largest grantmaker behind the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, sponsoring over 90,000 donor-advised funds connected to more than 150,000 donors. 


Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is learning from the world to build a culture of health in the United States.


Medtronic Foundation devotes the majority of its resources to expand access to quality chronic disease care, helping address unmet health needs in underserved communities worldwide. By aligning our philanthropy around Medtronic’s health-focused mission and vision, we believe we can multiply our social impact around the world, especially in the area of chronic conditions such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease.


U.S. Trust provides research on the domestic and international giving and volunteering trends, behaviors, attitudes,and priorities of wealthy
American households.



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