National Philanthropy Day in Colorado is a special day set aside to recognize and pay tribute to the individuals and organizations whose contributions improve the quality of our lives, communities, and world.
2023 Award Winners Press Release
OUTSTANDING LARGE BUSINESS - Molson Coors, Golden
OUTSTANDING SMALL BUSINESS - Urban Ventures, LLC, Denver
OUTSTANDING FOUNDATION - The Weld Trust, Greeley
OUTSTANDING PHILANTHROPISTS - Carol and George Solich, Denver
OUTSTANDING PROFESSIONAL FUNDRAISER - Jennifer Lackey, Denver
OUTSTANDING PROFESSIONAL GRANTMAKER - Abel Wurmnest, Denver
OUTSTANDING VOLUNTEER - Paula Edwards, Fort Collins
OUTSTANDING SERVICE ORGANIZATION
- The Colorado Elks Association, Berthoud
OUTSTANDING YOUTH - Bryce Hunter, Centennial
OUTSTANDING YOUTH GROUP - Women of East, Denver
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT - J. Robert “Bob” Young, Carbondale
INSPIRATION - Community Shares of Colorado, Denver
The 2023 Luncheon is scheduled for November 9, 2023, at Seawell Ballroom.
Individual ticket registration is now open.
Sponsorship opportunities are still available! Click here for more details.
*NEW -- Nomination FAQ Webinar for 2023
The nomination period for 2023 is now closed.
||National Philanthropy Day Selection Committee
Thank you to Empower for hosting the Selection Meeting.
Outstanding Large Business
Outstanding Small Business
Outstanding Professional Fundraiser
Outstanding Professional Grantmaker
Outstanding Service Organization
Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser
Outstanding Youth Group
Full Award Category Descriptions
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
Join us in 2023 to:
LEARN how individuals, organizations, and businesses across Colorado are creating a kinder,
more sustainable and just world
CONNECT with other changemakers who care about philanthropy and our vibrant nonprofit sector
CELEBRATE our award winners and the difference philanthropy makes
At National Philanthropy Day Colorado, we believe everyone can participate in philanthropy.
NATIONAL PHILANTHROPY DAY®
giving, volunteering, and everything you do to help change the world!
Our sincere thank you to all those who nominate people in their community
who support and uplift philanthropy in all areas.