Guest speaker:
BRUCE DEBOSKEY

Guest Speaker

Bruce DeBoskey writes a regular syndicated column, "On Philanthropy", which is published in the Sunday edition of the Denver Post Business Section and distributed to more than 600 news outlets. He served as a Teaching Fellow for Boston College’s Center on Corporate Citizenship, leading “Corporate Giving: A 21st Century Approach” workshops around the country. Read more

Community legacy award:
The schrader family

Community Legacy Award

The Community Legacy award is given annually to a Northern Colorado family that demonstrated philanthropy and volunteerism for multiple generations.

Since 1937 Schrader Oil Co. has provided quality petroleum products and customer service across Northern Colorado. For four generations, the Schrader Family has built their business on community partnerships and philanthropic values, supporting local non-profit organizations with their time, talents and treasure.

Founders award:
The Sutherland Family

Founders Award

The Founders Award recognizes individuals and families who have provided exceptional leadership, both to the Community Foundation and our region.

The Foundation is proud to present the 2018 Founders Award to the Sutherland Family. Upon returning home after years in Beirut, Tom, Jean and their family expanded their investment in the Northern Colorado community utilizing philanthropy as their vehicle for change.

come together

Since 1975, the Community Foundation of Northern Colorado has served our region by promoting local philanthropy. As a part of that ongoing effort, we host an annual event that recognizes the generosity of Northern Colorado citizens. This event is an opportunity to learn, reflect, and connect with community leaders, donors, and volunteers.

 

Program

Bruce DeBoskey will present the keynote address
"Strategic Philanthropy: Lessons learned and best practices for lasting impact"

DeBoskey writes the Chicago-Tribune News Service syndicated column “On Philanthropy” that appears in over 600 newspapers, including the Sunday Denver Post. His specialty is working with families, individuals, businesses, and foundations to design and implement thoughtful philanthropic strategies to achieve meaningful impact for themselves and their communities.

Mile High United Way President Christine Benero shares “It is rare to find someone who combines a deep technical understanding of the field of philanthropy with personal experience, passion, and soaring inspiration – but that is exactly who Bruce DeBoskey is and what he does when he delivers a keynote address.” 

DeBoskey served as a Teaching Fellow for Boston College’s Center on Corporate Citizenship, leading “Corporate Giving: A 21st Century Approach” workshops around the country. He is also a Certified 21/64 Trainer, having received specialized training in how to engage the rising generation of philanthropists. In 2017, DeBoskey was the recipient of the “Excellence in Media Award” from the Colorado Nonprofit Association.

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The Community Legacy Award is given annually to a Northern Colorado family that demonstrated philanthropy and volunteerism through multiple generations. We’re proud to announce this year’s honoree is the Wayne and Phyllis Schrader Family.

 

The Schrader Family

For the past 80 years, Schrader Oil Co. has provided petroleum products  throughout Northern Colorado. For four generations, the Schrader Family has built its business on a philosophy of community partnerships and meaningfully giving back to a wide variety of nonprofits.  The Schraders model and teach the importance of philanthropy, not only throughout their family, but also to their employees.

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The Founders Award  recognizes individuals and families who have provided exceptional leadership, both to the Community Foundation and our region. The award celebrates the crucial role leadership plays in strengthening nonprofits and creating dynamic communities.

 

The Sutherland Family

The Foundation is truly honored to present the 2018 Founders Award to the Sutherland Family for its exemplary leadership, both as dedicated volunteers and as philanthropists.  The Sutherlands have been contributing to Fort Collins nonprofits since the 1960s. Upon returning in 1991 after Tom’s captivity in Beirut, Jean and Tom expanded their family’s investment in and commitment to the Northern Colorado community, utilizing philanthropy to enhance our region’s quality of life.

 

event details

PLAN AHEAD: We encourage you to arrive as close to 4:30 p.m. as possible to allow for parking, check-in and to enjoy beverages and hors d’oeuvres before the program begins. Please note that out of respect for our speakers, food services will not be provided during the program. The program will conclude at approximately 6:45 p.m. and will be followed by a dessert social. We hope you are able to stay and join us during this networking time!

DIRECTIONS AND PARKING: The Embassy Suites Loveland is located at 705 Clydesdale Parkway, off of I-25 and Crossroads Boulevard. Parking is readily available surrounding the Conference Center.  Click here for a map. In the event of heavy traffic on I-25, we suggest an alternate route via S County Rd 5/ N Fairgrounds Ave/ Centerra Parkway.

ACCOMMODATIONS: Rooms have been reserved at the Embassy Suites for guests who travel from far away. To take advantage of the group rate, please book your reservation by April 20, 2018. Click here to reserve a room.

ATTIRE: Business attire is appropriate.

 

sponsorship opportunities

To reserve your sponsorship please visit the link below. For more information about sponsorships, please contact Rob Panos at (970) 488-1986 or events@NoCoFoundation.org.

Become a Sponsor


Sponsorship Levels

Innovation $7,500 ($6,750 is tax-deductible)
Leadership $5,000 ($4,250 is tax-deductible)
Spotlight $2,500 ($1,750 is tax-deductible)
Event $1,500 ($750 is tax-deductible)
Table $750 (non tax-deductible)

 
 

CELEBRATION OF PHILANTHROPY

 

 

Announcements

INDIVIDUAL TICKETS ARE NOW AVAILABLE
Click on the link below and select "Individual Tickets" under the registration drop-down menu.

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SPONSORS: 
Register your table guests by April 13 for a chance to be entered into a drawing for a $500 grant to the charity of your choice.

Please consider including friends, clients, or colleagues who have not attended this event before. If you cannot attend, consider sponsoring a table in the name of one of your favorite nonprofit organizations. 

 


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