The University of Cincinnati Foundation

The University of Cincinnati Foundation

About the Awards

The UC Foundation recognizes volunteers annually for their service to the university through a series of awards. This year’s award winners will be honored at the George Rieveschl, Jr. dinner in October. Nominators of winning nominees will receive an invitation to this dinner.

UC Foundation Chairman’s Award 

  • Made a noteworthy, university-wide impact
  • Supported or directed fundraising for a major university priority project

UC Foundation Trustees’ Award 

  • Contributed time and talents to a specific UC college or unit 
  • Supported or directed fundraising for a specific UC college or unit need

UC Foundation Staff Award of Merit 

  • Fostered a culture of philanthropy, embracing the spirit of George Rieveschl
  • Significantly contributed to building a “culture of giving” at UC
  • Has excellent rapport with academic leaders, board and colleagues
  • Leads by example through words and actions
  • Accomplished something noteworthy 

UC Foundation Student Philanthropy Award* 

  • Has been highly engaged in philanthropic activities on campus
  • Made a significant positive impact university-wide or on a specific UC college or unit
  • Demonstrated leadership by supporting or implementing a fundraising program for a UC priority

    *Students who graduated in the 2013-2014 academic year are eligible for nomination.

UC Foundation Outstanding Group Philanthropy Award 

  • Has been highly engaged in philanthropic activities at UC
  • Made a significant positive impact university-wide or on a specific UC college or unit