Conrad Hilton Humanitarian Prize
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The $1.5 million (U.S.) Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize is awarded annually to an organization making extraordinary contributions toward alleviating human suffering anywhere in the world.
Nominees must be organizations, not individuals.
Nominees must be established, non-governmental, publicly supported charitable organizations.
U.S. Internal Revenue Service tax-exempt status—or the equivalent for international organizations—will determine eligibility.
Nominees must be legally established for at least five years (established prior to for the Hilton Humanitarian Prize) in order to be considered.
Nominees must have an operating budget (expenditure) greater than U.S. $500,000.
An organization that has received a single grant of $1.5 million or more from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation must wait 3 years before being eligible for nomination.
The Nominator should have direct knowledge of the nominated organization’s work.
The Nominator may not be an officer or employee—or any other individual receiving remuneration for their services from the nominated organization.
Board members may nominate providing they receive no payment for their service.
The Nominator may not be a family member of an officer or employee of the nominated organization.
Nomination material should emphasize the organization’s accomplishments rather than future goals.
Both historic and recent performance should be addressed.
Following are suggested criteria to consider in describing your Nominee’s work:
Extraordinary contributions toward alleviating human suffering
Established record of achievement
Innovation in program design
Organizational capacity and administrative efficiency
Demonstration of long-term impact
Deadline: 2nd November
For more information and application, visit: Conrad Hilton Humanitarian Prize Website