Distinguished Philanthropists

For more than three decades, Community Foundation of Henderson County has been a part of great philanthropy making a difference in our community.

Sonja and Hall Waddell, 2019 Recipients

Richard C. and Vina L. Sauer Charitable Leadership Award

Since 1993, Community Foundation of Henderson County has been celebrating individuals who provide outstanding leadership through their personal philanthropic efforts in Henderson County.

Read The Waddell's Story

CFHC is accepting nominations for the 2020 Richard C. and Vina L. Sauer Charitable Leadership Award through Wednesday, July 1, 2020.

Sauer Application Nomination Form

Dot Marlow

Dot Marlow Philanthropic Catalyst Award

At the Community Foundation we often refer to Dot as our "founding lady." She joined our organization at a pivotal time, serving as the first female board member, bringing with her the spark that would ignite everything to come. To honor Dot, the Foundation established the Dot Marlow Philanthropic Catalyst Award in 2019. Read more about the award's recipients below.

2020: Albert Lyons Receives Dot Marlow Award

2019: Renee Kumor Receives Dot Marlow Award