These annual awards, listed below, honor those whose caring and compassion help achieve United Way's objective of creating a community where everyone has an opportunity to thrive.

The awards will be given at our Leaders and Legends luncheon on Friday, April 27 at Duke Energy Convention Center. 

​The deadline for nomination is Wednesday, January 31.

Legend Awards

  • The Geier Family Award for United Way Leadership

  • Ruth W. and Robert I. Westheimer Award for Continuous Leadership

  • Neil H. McElroy Award for UW Resource Development Leadership

  • Joseph A. Hall Award for Promoting Diversity

  • Impact Leadership Award

  • The Youth Leadership Award

  • Living Her Legacy Award

leader Awards: 

These awards recognize volunteers of United Way of Greater Cincinnati who have contributed to the welfare of the community in a specific area. They have chaired or served as a member of a United Way effort for one year or provided longer-term service.

•    Improving Our Community
•    Developing Resources 
•    Strengthening Our Region 
•    Communicating Our Message 
•    Improving Our Accountability and Effectiveness