fbpx

Celebrate Awards

Join us May 21st at 5:30 PM for a night of nonprofit magic and celebration at the Chattanooga Theatre Centre. Tickets go quickly for this event so RSVP today!

Live United, not Divided Award Finalists

 

Cempa Community Care Foundation

Chattanooga Neighborhood Enterprise

Chattanooga Symphony & Opera

Innovation in Action Award Finalists

 

Kelcurt Foundation

LIFT Youth Center, Inc.

The Company Lab

Volunteer of the Year Finalists

 

Samantha Maragnano – The Kidney Foundation

Carolyn Perry – Ronald McDonald House

Donna Christian-Lowe – TN Youth Court

Stacey Keating – Big Brother Big Sisters of Greater Chattanooga

Nonprofit Leader of the Year Finalists

 

Deb Socia, The Enterprise Center

Rae Young Bond, Chattanooga-Hamilton County Medical Society and Medical Foundation of Chattanooga

Rachel Gammon, Northside Neighborhood House

Martina Guilfoil, Chattanooga Neighborhood Enterprise

Nonprofit Organization of the Year Finalists

 

AIM Center

CHATT Foundation

La Paz Chattanooga

Creative Discovery Museum

Award Categories

Nonprofit Organization of the Year

This award recognizes an organization that has gone above and beyond to demonstrate dedication to their mission and drive meaningful impact in our community. This organization will show excellence in collaboration, leadership, and operations. 

2024 Finalists: 

  • AIM Center
  • CHATT Foundation
  • La Paz Chattanooga
  • Creative Discovery Museum
Nonprofit Leader of the Year

This award is presented to a Nonprofit President/CEO who serves as a guiding light in our community; representing the best that local nonprofits have to offer in terms of driving their mission and impact to create real change.

2024 Finalists:

  • Deb Socia, The Enterprise Center
  • Rae Young Bond, Chattanooga-Hamilton County Medical Society and Medical Foundation of Chattanooga
  • Rachel Gammon, Northside Neighborhood House
  • Martina Guilfoil, Chattanooga Neighborhood Enterprise
Live United, Not Divided

This award recognizes an organization that has made significant and intentional strides in advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in our community. This category is focused on leading by example, building deeper community connections, and taking direct action.

2024 Finalists: 

  • Cempa Community Care Foundation
  • Chattanooga Neighborhood Enterprise
  • Chattanooga Symphony & Opera
Innovation in Action

This award recognizes an organization that has boldly brought a new idea to life. This award encompasses unique efforts that increase program effectiveness, increase operational efficiencies, or transform the system.

2024 Finalists:

  • KelCurt Foundation
  • LIFT Youth Center, Inc.
  • The Company Lab
Volunteer of the Year

This award recognizes an outstanding individual or group who has demonstrated extraordinary generosity with their time and talent that has made a significant community impact through volunteer service.

2024 Finalists: 

  • Samantha Maragnano, The Kidney Foundation
  • Carolyn Perry, Ronald McDonald House
  • Donna Christian-Lowe, Tennessee Youth Court
  • Stacey Keating, Big Brother Big Sisters of Greater Chattanooga

RSVP Today

Happy hour cocktails, heavy hors d’oeuvres, and a show worth dressing up for- what else could you ask for? This beautiful riverfront location next to Coolidge Park is the perfect backdrop to celebrate our local changemakers! RSVP today.

Celebrate Awards Sponsors

Thank you to our corporate partners!

Nonprofit Leader of the Year

More Ways to Get Involved

Give

Your donation stays local to support life-changing efforts in your own backyard.

 

Volunteer

Find opportunities to share your time and talents with those who need it most.

 

Advocate

Share your voice to impact the education, stability and health of our neighbors.