Past Award Recipients

Congratulations to all of the previous Giving Hearts Awards recipients! Click on their names to view their story.


Outstanding Philanthropist Award


2019 - John and Dana Montalbano

2018 - Ian Telfer and Nancy Burke - (Lifetime Achievement Award)

2017 - Joe and Rosalie Segal and Family

2017 - Ross Beaty and Family

2017 - Martha Lou Henley

2016 - Arran and Ratana Stephens

2016 - Leonard Schein

2015 - The Beedie Family

2015 - Hilary and Patsy Hui

2014 - Gordon and Leslie Diamond

2013 - Robert Lee

2012 - Asa Johal

2011 - Dr. Djavad Mowafaghian

2010 - Dr. Irving K. Barber

2009 - Robert and Florence Hassell

2008 - Dr. Donald B. Rix

2007 - Ronald L. Cliff, Sr.


Outstanding Youth Philanthropist Award


2019 - Brenden Parker

2018 - D2D Destiny Foundation

2017 - Andrew Teel

2016 - Kaitlyn Bernard

2015 - Zeke Blumenkrans

2014 - Karan Grover

2013 - Globalizers Club

2012 - Sukhmeet Sachal

2011 - Alexandra Roberts-Mendel

2010 - Zameer Devraj

2009 - The Angel Wings

2008 - Jeneece Edroff

2007 - Bo Palmer and Brittany Palmer

Outstanding LEGacy philanthropist


2019 - 
Sandy So


Outstanding Corporation Award


2019 - CIBC

2018 - iA Financial Group

2017 - RBC

2016 - BMO

2015 - Coast Capital Savings

2014 - TD Bank Group

2013 - Goldcorp

2012 - Vancity Credit Union

2011 - Teck Resources Ltd.

2010 - Century Lands Group

2010 - Scotiabank

2009 - Safeway

2008 - TELUS


Outstanding Small Business Award


2019 - National Tile Ltd.

2018 - Fusion Projects

2017 - McNeill Nakamoto Recruitment Group

2016 - Cartwright Jewelers

2015 - Fountainhead Pub

2014 - Mangia E Bevi Ristorante

2013 - Renaissance Coffee

2012 - Thomas Hobbs Florist


Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser Award


2019 - David Podmore

2018 - Donald Lindsay

2017 - Bernie Ryan

2016 - Naz Panahi

2016 - Yik Fung Au-Yeung (Lifetime Acheivment in Volunteering Award)

2015 - Ming Gin

2015 - Devi Sangara

2014 - Laurel D'Andrea

2013 - Bob Prenovost

2012 - Anita Law

2011 - Mr. Sing Lim Yeo

2010 - Barbara Stewart


Outstanding Fundraising Professional Award


2018 - Candice Tsang

2017 - Fred Lee (AFP Charitable Champion Award)

2015 - Laura Edwards

2014 - Jeff Norris

2013 - Jim O’Hara

2012 - Vivian Smith

2011 - Janice Boyle

2010 - Peter Chipman


Lifetime Achievement Award


2019 - Barbara Grantham

2016 - Shannon von Kaldenberg

2014 - Cathy Daminato

2013 - Faye Wightman