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The annual Summit on Philanthropy will be held on Tuesday, October 29, 2024, at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville, Alabama. This event celebrates and inspires local generosity, including honoring the recipients of the Community Foundation of Greater Huntsville’s Community Philanthropy Awards. This award is presented annually to honor an individual or family that exemplifies the spirit of generosity in our community.

The Summit on Philanthropy is an opportunity to celebrate generosity – in all its various forms – and to recognize the very special leaders that have been instrumental in the success of the Community Foundation and the Greater Huntsville area.

– Chris Russell

The 14th annual Summit on Philanthropy will celebrate and inspire local generosity, including honoring the previous recipients of the Community Foundation of Greater Huntsville’s Community Philanthropy Awards, and inducting a new honoree to this guild of givers. This award is presented annually to recognize an individual or family that exemplifies the spirit of generosity in our community.

Community Philanthropy Award

Bill and Brenda Roark

The 2023 Community Philanthropy Award was presented at the annual Summit on Philanthropy to Bill and Brenda Roark in honor of their generous contributions to the Greater Huntsville community. 

Presenting Sponsor

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Platinum Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

The Caring Foundation Of Blue Cross And Blue Shield

Huntsville Hospital Foundation

Redstone Federal Credit Union

Turner Construction

Silver Sponsors

A-P-T Research, Inc.

CFD Research Corporation

Cintel, Inc.

First Horizon Advisors

Twickenham Advisors: A Hightower Company

Bronze Sponsors

Joe and Pam Alexander

Rey and Cynthia Almodóvar

Avion Solutions

Bobby Bradley and Charley Burruss

Bridgeworth + SAVANT

GTEC

Clay and Sonda Hagan

Hinson & Hinson, P.C.

Mazda Toyota Manufacturing

SimTech

System Studies and Simulation, Inc.

TROY7, INC.

Womack & Associates

Interested in Sponsoring?

When you sponsor the Summit on Philanthropy, you are celebrating strategic generosity in our community and the philanthropists behind it. Make an impact by reserving your sponsorship today.

Previous Community Philanthropy Award Recipients

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NOT ALL COMMUNITY PHILANTHROPY AWARD RECIPIENTS ARE PICTURED.

 Individual and Family

  • Joe and Pam Alexander
  • Rey and Cynthia Almodóvar
  • Bob and Phylis Baron
  • Marc and Sheryl Bendickson
  • Kathy and Tony Chan/Pei-Ling Charitable Trust
  • Dorothy Davidson
  • Mike & Theresa Durboraw
  • Fran Fluhler
  • Jim Hudson
  • Alan and Debra Jenkins
  • Mike and Patty Lowe
  • Bob and Cindi Ludwig
  • Lonnie and Helen McMillian and Family
  • Jean McCrady
  • Bill Stender and Family
  • Jan Smith
  • Linda Smith
  • Jean Wessel Templeton and the Wessel Family

Youth

  • Rachel Baker
  • Sanders Clayton
  • United Way Youth Council

Corporate

  • CFD Research
  • COLSA Corporation
  • Dynetics
  • ERC, Inc.
  • Google Fiber
  • Intergraph Corporation
  • Logicore
  • Redstone Federal Credit Union
  • The Boeing Company
  • Torch Technologies
  • Toyota Alabama
  • Vector Wealth Strategies
  • Venturi, Inc.

Foundation

  • Huntsville Hospital Foundation
  • John and Ruth Jurenko Foundation
  • Jane K. Lowe Charitable Foundation

Professional Advisor

  • Chris Hinson
  • Chris Russell

Unsung Heroes

  • Kingslea Merkel

Partners in Philanthropy Award

  • Dynetics
  • Torch Technologies, Inc.

Chairman’s Award

  • Gary Saliba

If you have a concern about this program, please click here to learn more about the Community Foundation’s conflict resolution process.