The purpose of the Impact St. Louis Awards from Gateway to Dreams is to recognize and celebrate people and organizations in the St. Louis metropolitan area that exhibit a kind and giving heart. Through this acknowledgement, we can inspire more people and organizations to do the same and improve our community.

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Silent Auction Form

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Nominations Form

*Nominations are due by December 31st, 2020 by 11:59pm

2021 Honorary Chair

Lisa Nichols – Co-Founder 

Technology Partners


    Wednesday, April 28th, 2021

    6:00pm to 7:30pm



    Details to Follow


     Early-Bird Special: $20

    After March 15th - $25

    There will be a private reception with Lisa Nichols before the event. More details to follow.

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    Silent Auction

    As part of the IMPACT St. Louis Awards celebration we are holding a silent auction to raise money to continue our mission in the St Louis community. Please complete this Auction Donor Form so we can properly recognize you at the event as well as provide you with your tax-deductible donation information.

    Thank you for your consideration in supporting our mission and the people and organizations that help make it happen.

    Click HERE for the Silent Auction Donor form

    Questions? Volunteer: Melissa Coleman



    Award Categories

    Dream Champion - Individual:

    Do you know someone whose life work is to champion or mentor the dreams of others?

    Kindness Award-Individual

    Do you know someone that has performed an act of kindness, big or small, in the past 12 months? 

    Person of Inspiration - Individual:

    Do you know someone who has experienced a major life challenge and now by his/her example, inspires hope?

    Dream Champion-Organization: 

    Do you know a company that champions the dreams of their employees through encouragement, coaching, and actively promotes a holistic life?

    Community Involvement-Organization: 

    Do you know an organization which encourages their employees to make a difference in our community?

    Inspiring Hope-Non-profit: 

    Do you know an organization that inspires hope and life changing programs?

    WHO we are...

    Gateway to Dreams is a non-profit organization that was founded in 2013 to create positive possibilities in St. Louis. Gateway to Dreams is the catalyst in helping others launch successful businesses, start and grow non-profit initiatives, reach career goals, and achieve lifelong DREAMS.

    WHY we are celebrating...

    As a way of celebrating all the wonderful people making significant contributions in the St. Louis area, Gateway to Dreams is celebrating our second annual Impact St. Louis Awards. The nominees and nominators DO NOT have to be current members with Gateway to Dreams. Current members are most welcome to submit nominations or be considered themselves as nominees, but the purpose of these awards is to honor the exciting and substantial contributions that are currently being made in our St. Louis community.