Philanthropist of the Year:  Presented to an individual or group with a record of exceptional generosity who: through direct financial support has demonstrated outstanding civic and charitable responsibility to a specific organization(s) or cause(s); has taken a leadership role in a specific organization(s) or cause(s);  motivates others to participate in philanthropy. The depth and/or breadth of support to other organizations will be considered.

Winner ~ Rosemary and Mark Schlachter
Nominated By ~ CET (Greater Cincinnati Television Educational Foundation); Chatfield College; Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra; Cincinnati Symphony & Pops; Greater Cincinnati Foundation; United Way of Greater Cincinnati