Gala Award Nominations

2024 Gala Awards

Distinguished Alumni Award and Heart of Amphi Award

Each year, the Amphi Foundation honors members of the Amphi community with the Distinguished Alumni and the Heart of Amphi awards at our annual fundraising gala. If you know someone who is deeply rooted in the Amphi community, or who graduated from an Amphi school, and is doing great things in the world, we want to know!

Distinguished Alumni Award

This award recognizes and honors alumni of an Amphitheater School District high school (Amphi High, Canyon Del Oro or Ironwood Ridge) who have demonstrated noteworthy accomplishments, significant, achievements or exceptional contributions, either in their professional pursuits or through dedicated volunteer efforts.

Heart of Amphi Award

This award recognizes an individual who has contributed extensive volunteer time, financial support, and/or expertise to the significant betterment of the population that the Amphi Foundation serves and embodies the heart and spirit that make the Amphi community special.

Deadline for Nominations
Each nomination should be in a letter format of no more than one single-sided page in length.  Nomination letters must be received via email to no later than Monday, January 31, 2024.

Nominations will be reviewed and selected by the Amphi Foundation’s Gala Awards Committee. Winners will be notified by the end of February, and awards will be formally presented at the 2024 Amphi Foundation Gala during the evening of Saturday, April 6, 2024 at the Westin La Paloma resort.

Tim Kromer, Executive Director

Areas of Focus



Basics like clothing, shoes, and hygiene supplies for our students, so they can go to school and be ready to learn.





Grants for educators with funding and support for technology, makerspaces, STEM & fine arts programs.





Literacy support, summer programs, athletic fee waivers, academic travel stipends, scholarships, and more.