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Celebrating our community's MVPs!

As a community nonprofit organization, Madison Visionary Partners (MVP) exists to inspire giving and bring together people, local government, and resources to enrich the quality of life for the people of Madison.


Our second annual Madison Visionary Awards seeks to honor the individuals who make our community a great place to work, live and play. This community-building event is also MVP's signature fundraiser so we can make a bigger impact in enriching the quality of life for the City of Madison.

Awards will be given to:

Youth Volunteer of the Year

Andrew Crocker, Bob Jones High School

Savannah Gaertner, Bob Jones High School

Finley Koswoski, James Clemens High School


Community Volunteer of the Year

Michelle Hyams

Denise Phillips

Sandy Weisner


Philanthropic Businessperson of the Year

Cristie Clark, Captured by Cristie

Dr. Matt Gibson, Gibson Orthodontics

Alice LessmannSignalink


Madison Visionary of the Year

Presenting Sponsor

Award Partners

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Recognition Partners

Sustaining Partners

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Community Awards Nominee Guidelines

  • The person you are nominating (nominee) must live and/or work in the City of Madison.

  • The nominee must demonstrate volunteerism that directly impacts the quality of life within the City of Madison. 

  • Activities listed on the nomination form cannot be part of the nominee’s job description or duties and cannot receive any monetary or personal benefits from their involvement. 

  • The nominee must not be a current board member of Madison Visionary Partners.

  • The Youth Volunteer of the Year can be age 21 and under. If under 18, must have parent or guardian's permission to participate.

  • Philanthropic Businessperson of the Year does not have to be located in Madison, but should demonstrate a direct impact on the City of Madison through giving and/or volunteerism. Please include a contact name of the business.

  • If selected as the winner, the nominee must be willing to be profiled in Madison Living Magazine, as well as attend the awards breakfast on March 28.

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