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Recognizing an individual who has contributed significantly to the nonprofit community through their volunteer service.

Nominations open through June 1, 2024. 

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First given to honor Norma Matheson for her long career of volunteer service, this award is given annually to recognize an individual who has contributed significantly to the nonprofit community through their volunteer service. Help us celebrate this award and nominate a deserving volunteer.

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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Honorees

  • Ivan Gonzalez, 2023
  • Katie Bunnell, 2022
  • Michael Aguilar, 2021
  • Shauna Davis, 2020
  • Elaine Ellis, 2019
  • Lynnie Zimmerli, 2018
  • Peeches Cederholm, 2017
  • Joell Brown, 2016
  • Victor Scott Rickman, 2015
  • Natalie Kae Tholen, 2014
  • Debbie Nielson, 2013
  • Kelly Maxfield, 2012
  • Jesselie Anderson, 2011
  • Scott C. Ulbrich, 2010
  • Jeanne Christensen, 2009
  • Lawrence Goldsmith, 2008
  • Paula Green Johnson, 2007
  • Gale Dick, 2006
  • E.R. “Zeke” Dumke, Jr., 2005
  • Pamela J. Atkinson, 2004
  • Mary Schubach McCarthey, 2003
  • Scott Anderson, 2002
  • Robert L. Sluder, 2001
  • Rasmey Kay, 2000
  • Lila B. Bjorklund, 1999

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