Charles G. Uram Award

Charles G. Uram was a friend and mentor to many and demonstrated the true value that is derived from volunteering and donating to our community. Chuck will always be remembered by the community and the Rockford Cosmopolitan Club as the person called upon to lead fund drives for many local nonprofits.

Chuck’s spirit lives on through this annual award created to recognize community leaders with Chuck’s style and record of lifetime achievement.

Nominations will be accepted now through March 15, 2017. The Rockford Cosmopolitan Club will select each year’s recipient. The individual selected for the award will be recognized for their efforts on April 27, 2017 at the Rockford Cosmopolitan Club’s Charities Awards Dinner at Forest Hills Country Club.

The organization that nominates the award recipient will receive a $5,000 donation from Rockford Cosmopolitan Charities.

To learn more about the Uram Award and how to nominate your organization’s star volunteer, visit the Cosmopolitan Club’s website.

Uram Award Nomination 2017

Rockford Cosmopolitan Charities Board Grant

The Cosmos are also accepting applications for the Rockford Cosmopolitan Charities Board Grant. The focus for gifting is to address a specific need or tangible asset. Target tangible assets are such things as educational resources, equipment, and room renovations. The main emphasis will be to fund youth programs; and/or organizations involved with prevention, education or research of diabetes but we consider all applicants. Grant requests for fund raising events or operating and administration expenses are not the primary focus of this application. Please be as specific as possible regarding the use of the grant money. Grant applications must be received on or before March 31st, 2017.

Cosmopolitan Club Grant Application

Uram Award Recipients

2005 Dale Sanders
2006 Harry Ritter
2007 Dan Loescher
2008 Jim Keeling
2009 Phil Turner
2010 Barbara Berman
2011 John Mink
2012 Jean Morrow
2013 Roger Reithmeier
2014 Paul Logli
2015 Fred Muehlfelder

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