The Jefferson Awards for Public Service

The Jefferson Awards for Public Service

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Donors & Sponsors

Jefferson Awards Distinguished Supporters

Since its inception, individual, foundation and corporate contributions have been essential to the functioning of the Jefferson Awards for Public Service. Their support makes possible our mission to encourage and honor individuals for their achievements and contributions through public and community service.

National Award Underwriters and Endowment Gifts

Roger Horchow for his lead gift of $1,000,000 to underwrite the S. Roger Horchow Award for Greatest Public Service by a Private Citizen.

Teresa Heinz and the Heinz Family Foundation for their $1,000,000 gift to underwrite the U.S. Senator John Heinz Award for Greatest Public Service by an Elected or Appointed Official.

Janet and Barry Lang for their $500,000 contribution to underwrite the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Awards for Outstanding Public Service Benefiting Local Communities.

Paula & William Grigsby for their $130,000 gift to the Jefferson Awards endowment.

National Partners

  • BlueCross and BlueShield of Florida
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina
  • Citi
  • Deloitte LLP
  • Empire BlueCross BlueShield
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Richard K. Mellon Foundation
  • PhRMA

Benefactors & Development Partners

  • George Ball
  • Anson M. Beard, Jr. & Family
  • W. Russell Byers, Jr.
  • Tatiana B. Copeland
  • Joyce Cowin
  • Teresa Heinz
  • Heinz Family Foundation
  • Michael J. Krupin, CLU
  • Stuart Lichter
  • Lilly Endowment
  • Longwood Foundation
  • Joseph N. Sanberg
  • Hillary Beard Schafer
  • Mark Shafir
  • Stuart Family Foundation
  • Tsunami Foundation

Principal Trustees

  • William Burleigh
  • Communities In School Pittsburgh
  • Edwin Goodman
  • The Grable Foundation
  • Louis F. Hill
  • Michael Holthouse
  • Bryan H. Lawrence
  • Charlene McMann
  • Pittsburgh Foundation
  • Scott Seaman
  • Scripps Howard Foundation
  • Rob Shafir
  • Welfare Foundation
  • Wells Fargo

Trustees

  • Marc & Marilyn Anderson
  • Norm Asbjornson
  • Russ Carson
  • Chicago Bulls
  • Patrick & Anna Cudahy Fund
  • Isaac Corre
  • Richard Danziger
  • The Douglas Family Foundation
  • E.I. duPont de Nemours and Company
  • Steve & Valerie Eisman
  • Jeannie Fisher
  • Grotto Foundation
  • Mel Harris
  • John H. O. La Gatta
  • Jeanette Loeb
  • Scott McClelland
  • Charles McVean
  • Lawrence Quinn
  • Barbara Saltzman
  • Paul Tigani
  • San Francisco Foundation
  • Bob & Margaret Warden

40th Anniversary Fund

  • Gayle Averyt
  • Charles Bartlett
  • Julian Baumann
  • Anson H. Beard
  • Jamie Beard
  • Sam Beard
  • David Braga
  • Craig Burr
  • Peter Cannell
  • MacKenzie Canter, III
  • Shannon Carter
  • Mark & Johanna Chehi
  • Anthony Clark
  • Pat Cloherty
  • Richard Danziger
  • Peter Dwares
  • Bill & Jennifer Esposito
  • Bob Faris
  • Wendell Fenton
  • Sheila Ffolliott
  • George Forbes
  • Harold E. Jr. & Emily Ford
  • George & Sandy Garfunkel
  • Stu Gordon
  • Larry Groo
  • Melvin J. Kaplan
  • Glenn C. Kenton, Esq.
  • Michael Koldyke
  • Richard Kramlich
  • Barry Lemieux
  • Jeanette Loeb
  • Jay Mellon
  • Paul Maslansky
  • Scott McClelland
  • Jim Parkinson
  • Doug Poretz
  • Scott Rodde
  • Paul Sack
  • Jeff Sagansky
  • Paula Santoski
  • Sam & Sue Shipley
  • William E. Simon Foundation
  • Whitney Stevens
  • Lois Zenkel

Jefferson Awards Champions

  • Allstate Insurance Company
  • ARAMARK
  • AstraZeneca
  • CenterPoint Energy
  • Christiana Care Health System
  • Citizens Energy Group
  • CNO Financial Group, Inc.
  • Deloitte - Bay Area
  • Eat'n Park Hospitality Group, Inc.
  • Eli Lilly and Company
  • Exelon
  • H. J. Heinz Company
  • Highmark, Inc.
  • National Grid
  • Nationwide
  • New Castle County (DE)
  • Pace University
  • Pacific Gas and Electric Company
  • Prudential Insurance
  • Reed Smith
  • Safeway Inc.
  • State of Delaware
  • The University of Toledo

Ambassadors

  • William Arnone
  • Susan Ball
  • Leonard Bickwit
  • Joan & Robert Bernhard
  • William Burleigh
  • Peter Cannell
  • MacKenzie Canter, III
  • Lee Ault Carter
  • Neville Chamberlain
  • Mark & Johanna Chehi
  • Raymond Chambers
  • Anthony Clark
  • Dr. E.J. Donnelly
  • Kirk Douglas
  • Michael Douglas
  • Albert R. Dowden
  • Peter Dwares
  • East Bay Community Center
  • Richard Eisner
  • Bill & Jennifer Esposito
  • Harold E. Jr. and Emily Ford
  • Diana Frazier
  • Andrew and Debbie Gordon
  • Paula & William Grigsby
  • Franco Harris
  • Mel Harris
  • Phil Handy & Barbara Heller
  • Tom Holman
  • Roger Horchow
  • David Hunt
  • Hycliff Foundation
  • Daniel & Susan Katzin
  • John Keller
  • Keller Group
  • Michael Krupin
  • Janet Lang
  • Lois & William Lawrence
  • Bruce Lauther
  • Paul Maslansky
  • Alex Lopez-Negrete
  • Luther King Capital Management
  • Gary & Patricia Lyons
  • Brent Magid
  • Andrew Marks
  • Charlene McMann
  • Jim Parkinson
  • Melody Phipps
  • Doug Poretz
  • Elliot Roosevelt, III
  • Richard Rozman
  • Jeff Sagansky
  • Scott Seaman
  • Seitz, Van Ogtrop & Green, P.A.
  • Sam & Sue Shipley
  • Whitney Stevens
  • William E. Simon Foundation
  • Henry Topel
  • Kathleen Kennedy Townsend
  • Cynthia Tsai
  • Ronald Urvater
  • Van Roijen
  • Gerald Wendel
  • Cindy Pettinaro Wilkinson