As part of the Spirit of the Springs initiative, the Mayor's Office presents a variety of awards to outstanding individuals and organizations in Colorado Springs.
This award celebrates the outstanding achievement of an individual or organization in Colorado Springs. The award is presented to the recipient by the Mayor or an official designee.
Inspirational Leader Award
This award recognizes an individual whose leadership in our city inspires others to contribute in similar ways. The award is presented to the recipient by the Mayor of an official designee.
Lifetime Achievement Award
This award is presented once a year during the Mayor’s State of the City address each fall. The recipient is recognized for notable achievements and lifelong contributions to the City of Colorado Springs.
Who Qualifies for a Spirit of the Springs Award?
Any citizen who lives or participates in an activity in the City of Colorado Springs or on any of the local military installations may receive a Spirit of the Springs award. The Mayor will honor a volunteer activity or noteworthy achievement that brings great honor and pride to the City of Colorado Springs and/or has been distinguished at a state, national or international level. The Office of the Mayor makes the final determination on all Spirit of the Springs Award recipients.
Do you know of an individual who qualifies for a Spirit of the Springs Celebration or Inspirational Leader Award? Click on the form below to nominate them, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.