Touchstone Awards 2020

2020 Touchstone Award Ceremony on WDIO


The Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation recognizes the best of the best Northland nonprofit work with the Touchstone Awards. For years, the Touchstone event has been held in person. But because of COVID-19 health concerns, this year's ceremony was broadcast Nov. 17 on WDIO-TV.

Each year, winners are announced in the categories of Generosity, Inclusiveness and Civic Engagement. Nominees for the Inclusiveness and Civic Engagement awards are nonprofits whose projects the Community Foundation has funded recently. The Generosity award winner goes to an individual, couple, or family nominated by the community for donating time, talents or funds to support nonprofit work.
The Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation announces the recipients of the 2020 Touchstone Awards recognizing charitable work.

Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation announce winners of 2020 Touchstone Awards


2020 Touchstone Awards honor charity work in the Northland

Touchstone Finalist: Indigenizing Community Conversation

Generosity on the Gunflint Trail: Bruce and Sue Kerfoot

Touchstone Finalist: Technology and Me at Lighthouse

Touchstone Finalist: Year of the Womxn

Touchstone Finalist: EverGrow Learning Center

Touchstone Award Stories 2019

Touchstone Award Luncheon Highlights Non-Profit Work


Touchstone Award for Generosity: Arend Sandbulte


Touchstone Finalist: 23rd Veteran


Touchstone Finalist: MN Prison Writing Workshop


Touchstone Finalist: United Way's Emerging Leaders Program


Touchstone Finalist: Minnesota Council of Nonprofits


Creating Change Stories

Miller Hill Subaru donates cozy blankets to the Steve O'Neil Apartments

Breezy Point 5K donates over $55,000 to Minnesota Adult & Teen Challenge

The Northern Lights Foundation supports families with sick kids

Life House serves annual Fall Harvest Feast

LIfe House offers Safe Harbor for victims of trafficking and exploitation

Life House lifts up LGBTQ youth