Philanthropy Awards

PHILANTHROPY AWARDS

Since 2010, the annual Bank of the West Philanthropy Awards have recognized outstanding organizations that are making a significant difference in our communities. The awards recognize nonprofit organizations in two categories—Innovation and Community Impact. Winners are chosen by a jury of Bank of the West committee members, as well as external foundation and nonprofit leaders.

PHILANTHROPY AWARDS

Since 2010, the annual Bank of the West Philanthropy Awards have recognized outstanding organizations that are making a significant difference in our communities. The awards recognize nonprofit organizations in two categories—Innovation and Community Impact. Winners are chosen by a jury of Bank of the West committee members, as well as external foundation and nonprofit leaders.

PHILANTHROPY AWARDS

Since 2010, the annual Bank of the West Philanthropy Awards have recognized outstanding organizations that are making a significant difference in our communities. The awards recognize nonprofit organizations in two categories—Innovation and Community Impact. Winners are chosen by a jury of Bank of the West committee members, as well as external foundation and nonprofit leaders.

INNOVATION AWARD

Global nonprofit Ashoka was awarded $100,000 for its pioneering network of social entrepreneurs in the fields of poverty alleviation, education, environmental stewardship, economic development and other areas of human need. Since the early 1980’s, Ashoka has identified and supported more than 3,000 Ashoka Fellows in 70 countries. The Bank of the West Innovation Award was granted to expand Ashoka’s entrepreneurial network and innovative programs in the Midwestern United States. Watch video »

INNOVATION AWARD

Global nonprofit Ashoka was awarded $100,000 for its pioneering network of social entrepreneurs in the fields of poverty alleviation, education, environmental stewardship, economic development and other areas of human need. Since the early 1980’s, Ashoka has identified and supported more than 3,000 Ashoka Fellows in 70 countries. The Bank of the West Innovation Award was granted to expand Ashoka’s entrepreneurial network and innovative programs in the Midwestern United States. Watch video »

INNOVATION AWARD

Global nonprofit Ashoka was awarded $100,000 for its pioneering network of social entrepreneurs in the fields of poverty alleviation, education, environmental stewardship, economic development and other areas of human need. Since the early 1980’s, Ashoka has identified and supported more than 3,000 Ashoka Fellows in 70 countries. The Bank of the West Innovation Award was granted to expand Ashoka’s entrepreneurial network and innovative programs in the Midwestern United States. Watch video »

COMMUNITY IMPACT AWARD

Colorado-based Community Resources and Housing and Development (CRHDC) was awarded $100,000 for their efforts to help low- to moderate-income households prepare for and invest in homeownership. The Bank of the West Community Impact Award supported their work to provide 1,000 clients per year with homeownership education, counseling and down payment assistance programs. The Bank also provided support for CRHDC to expand its down payment assistance and micro-loan programs through its affiliate Colorado Housing Enterprises. Watch video »

COMMUNITY IMPACT AWARD

Colorado-based Community Resources and Housing and Development (CRHDC) was awarded $100,000 for their efforts to help low- to moderate-income households prepare for and invest in homeownership. The Bank of the West Community Impact Award supported their work to provide 1,000 clients per year with homeownership education, counseling and down payment assistance programs. The Bank also provided support for CRHDC to expand its down payment assistance and micro-loan programs through its affiliate Colorado Housing Enterprises. Watch video »

COMMUNITY IMPACT AWARD

Colorado-based Community Resources and Housing and Development (CRHDC) was awarded $100,000 for their efforts to help low- to moderate-income households prepare for and invest in homeownership. The Bank of the West Community Impact Award supported their work to provide 1,000 clients per year with homeownership education, counseling and down payment assistance programs. The Bank also provided support for CRHDC to expand its down payment assistance and micro-loan programs through its affiliate Colorado Housing Enterprises. Watch video »

AMOUNT AWARDED TO NONPROFIT WINNERS

$1.3M

OF THE BANK’S PHILANTHROPY AWARDS SINCE 2010

AMOUNT AWARDED TO NONPROFIT WINNERS

$1.3M

OF THE BANK’S PHILANTHROPY AWARDS SINCE 2010

AMOUNT AWARDED TO NONPROFIT WINNERS

$1.3M

OF THE BANK’S PHILANTHROPY AWARDS SINCE 2010