Call for Philanthropy Day Colorado Nominations

Monday, June 6, 2022

National Philanthropy Day recognizes the individuals and organizations whose contributions improve the quality of our lives, our communities and our world. The Philanthropy Day Colorado award luncheon will take place November 10, 2022.

Please take advantage of this opportunity to acknowledge the hard work, dedication and impact of outstanding individuals and organizations in Colorado philanthropy. Help ensure that we have diverse nominations from all regions of Colorado. The submission process has been streamlined to include a completed nomination form, maximum 2-page narrative explaining the nominee’s achievements, impact, leadership and spirit of inclusion, and two letters of support.

Youth Nominations are due Monday, June 13, 2022 by 5:00 p.m.
Outstanding Youth recognizes a youth who has demonstrated outstanding commitment to philanthropy and volunteerism through their community work. The winner will receive $3,000 towards educational expenses.
Outstanding Youth Group recognizes a youth group that serves as a role model for philanthropy and volunteerism. Preference is given to youth-led groups. The winning group will receive $3,000 to continue their community work.

All other individual and organization nominations are due Friday, July 15, 2022 by 5:00 p.m.
Categories include:

  • Lifetime Achievement for an individual demonstrating significant, lasting philanthropic accomplishments over at least a decade.
  • Outstanding Foundation for a public or private foundation demonstrating strategic financial support, leadership, impact and community involvement.
  • Outstanding Philanthropist for an individual or couple with a record of exceptional generosity and encouragement of philanthropy.
  • Outstanding Professional Grantmaker for an individual who has made a significant impact through their grantmaking commitment and skills over a sustained period.
  • Outstanding Professional Fundraiser
  • Outstanding Service Organization
  • Outstanding Volunteer
  • Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser
  • Outstanding Large Business
  • Outstanding Small Business
  • Inspiration Award
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