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Recognizing individuals or pairs who have been made significant impact through their philanthropy over at least 10 years.

Nominations for the 2024 awards are now closed. We welcome you to honor outstanding community members with the Heart & Hands Award. Nominations for this accolade are open through September 1, 2024 while space lasts.



This award recognizes an outstanding individual or pair who have been involved in philanthropy for a minimum of 10 years, and have demonstrated an exceptional commitment in the community through direct involvement, financial support, and leadership. Recognizing cumulative philanthropic efforts, the honoree(s) will have specifically demonstrated significant, long-term philanthropic involvement with multiple Utah organizations.

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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  • Marcia and John Price, 2023
  • Robert H. and Kathi B. Garff, 2022
  • Haven J. Barlow, 2021
  • Thomas & Candace Dee, 2020
  • Dr. Dinesh Patel, 2019
  • Alan & Jeanne Hall, 2018
  • Fred & Anne-Marie Lampropoulos, 2017
  • James E. Hogle, Jr., 2016
  • Katherine & Zeke Dumke, Jr., 2015
  • Barbara Barrington Jones, 2014
  • The Right Reverend Carolyn Tanner Irish (Ret. UT), 2013
  • John Netto & Rev. Catherine Putnam-Netto, 2012
  • Mark and Kathie Miller, 2011
  • Spencer F. and Cleone P. Eccles, 2010
  • Kem C. and Carolyn Gardner, 2009
  • Larry and Gail Miller, 2008
  • Alan and Karen Ashton, 2007
  • Nancy and Clark Giles, 2006
  • Roy W. and Elizabeth E. Simmons, 2005
  • William and Patricia Child, 2004
  • Norman and Janet Nelson, 2003
  • Berniece Godfrey, 2002
  • John and Telitha Lindquist, 2001
  • Norman and Barbara Tanner, 2000
  • Jon and Karen Huntsman, Sr., 1999


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