Awards & Laureates
Colonel Pritzker and the TAWANI Foundation have received many honors and accolades for a consistent philanthropic commitment aimed at bettering the lives of individuals in all walks of life and building stronger, more vibrant communities.
Society of Architectural Historians – Excellence in Architectural Stewardship
Retired Lt. Col. Jennifer Pritzker Receives Award for Excellence in Architectural Stewardship from the Society of Architectural Historians (Chicago Tribune, November 22, 2017)
AFP Chicago 41st Annual “Faces of Philanthropy” Luncheon
Colonel Pritzker received the 2017 Distinguished Philanthropist award from the Association of Fundraising Professionals Chicago Chapter at their annual luncheon on Friday, May 5, 2017.
YWCA Metropolitan Chicago – Hometown Hero “Trailblazer” Award
The YWCA’s annual Leader Luncheon honors women and mentors for outstanding achievement in their chosen career fields and one woman for her commitment to racial justice. The YWCA’s Leader Luncheon is one of Chicago’s most prestigious salutes to exceptional leaders.
University of Toronto – Bonham Centre Award
In 2016, Colonel Pritzker was a recipient of a Bonham Centre Award, which honors an individual or group for having made a distinguished contribution to the public understanding of sexual diversity in Canada. The center’s mandate as a center of research and learning means that they prioritize contributions that have been educational in the broadest sense of that term.
U.S. Department of Defense – Spirit of Hope Award
Colonel Pritzker was recognized with the 2016 Spirit of Hope Award. In the words of Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work, this award honors “American heroes who have selflessly supported the troops around the world, true embodiments of the values of Bob Hope, the legendary entertainer for whom the award is named.”