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Honoring leaders who inspire others to get involved for the betterment of their community throughout their 20+ year careers.

Nominations are open through June 1, 2024.




This award honors an outstanding individual who, over the course of their career, has demonstrated a unique propensity to work selflessly and with great passion for the promotion of human welfare and the advancement of social good within the State of Utah. Awardees are generally recognized leaders who inspire others to get involved for the betterment of their community and have had a career of at least 20 years.

Submissions will not be evaluated based on grammar or spelling.

Utah Philanthropy Day recognizes that Utah’s diverse and multicultural communities are a vital part of the philanthropic community. As such, translation services will be available as needed at the 2024 celebration. We are committed to hosting an inclusive event, and encourage organizations to nominate individuals of all language abilities.

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  • Te Phan, 2023
  • Laura "Pepe" Grimaldo, 2022
  • Dale Tingey, 2022
  • Lynda Smart Brown, 2021
  • Ginette Bott, 2020
  • Bob Dunn, 2019
  • David James, 2018
  • Darren Williams, 2017
  • Lloyd Pendleton, 2016
  • Roger Borgenicht, 2015
  • Palmer DePaulis, 2014


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