EOC Awards and Recognition

Since being established in 1989, Energy Outreach Colorado has been recognized nationally and locally for its efforts to help Coloradans afford home energy. Individual EOC staff also have received individual honors.

2017, Guidestar, the world's largest source of information on nonoprofit organizations, has awarded EOC with a Platinum Rating.

2003-2017, Charity Navigator, an independent charity evaluator, has awarded EOC its top ranking (four out of four stars)for 15 consecutive rating periods. http://www.charitynavigator.org/index.cfm?bay=search.summary&orgid=6515

2005-2013, Recognized as Accredited Charity by Better Business Bureau of Denver/Boulder. http://www.bbb.org/denver/business-reviews/charity-local/energy-outreach-colorado-in-denver-co-23962

2005-2013, Premier Donor Award, Colorado Springs Utilities Foundation

2013, Wisdom Award from Project Wise

2013, American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE), awarded national recognition to EOC’s Nonprofit Energy Efficiency Program (NEEP), which received honorable mention as a leading energy efficiency program.

2012, Above and Beyond Award, Tri-Lakes Cares

2011, Friend Award, Colorado Extension Association of Family & Consumer Science

2010, Colorado Youth Corps Association, Partner of the Year

2010, Top-Rated Nonprofit for Food & Shelter by Great NonProfits.

2008, Third Way Center, Outstanding Community Service

2008, Sobriety House, Thomas G. Vessels Humanitarian Award

2007, Colorado Renewable Energy Society, Exemplary Building Award, Residential-Multifamily

2007, EOC’s Energy Hog Traveling Road Show was recognized by the Colorado Alliance for Environment Education

2007, EOC’s Nonprofit Energy Efficiency Program received the Victorine Q. Adams award from the National Fuel Funds Network

2006, Outstanding Foundation, 2006 National Philanthropy Day in Colorado

2006, Brain Injury Association of Colorado, Outstanding Supporter

2006, Silver Server Award, Helping Hearts and Hands

2006, Community Partner of the Year, Jeffco Action Center

2005, Pikes Peak Habitat for Humanity, Silver Partner Award

2005, Former EOC Executive Director Karen Brown honored with the Sister Pat Kelly Award from the National Fuel Funds Network.