LGBTQ+ activists deserve recognition, which Our Fund Foundation does through its annual Philanthropy Awards. This year’s award program was held on Saturday, February 18 at Broward Center for the Performing Arts. The annual awards reception celebrated outstanding philanthropists for dedicating their time, talent, and treasure to the South Florida LGBTQ+ community. Honorees and guests enjoyed a cocktail reception in the lower courtyard before the ceremony in the Mary Porter Riverview Ballroom. Bank of America presented the awards.

One of the four recipients of the Our Fund Philanthropy Awards was Queer News Tonight anchor Jeff Oliverio. He was honored with the Next Generation of Philanthropy Award. Jeff serves as Chair for the National LGBTQ Task Force Gala Miami and is a founding member and Treasurer of the Hollywood LGBTQ+ Council. He also serves as Chair for the Truist PRIDE Business Resource Group for South Florida.

Nik Harris, Chuck Nicholas and Didier Moritz & Erwin Mayer were also honored for their contributions to the LGBTQ+ community of South Florida. David Jobin, president and CEO of Our Fund Foundation said, “It is a privilege to recognize these inspiring philanthropists who bring our mission to life.