The Carnegie Hero Fund awards the Carnegie Medal to individuals in the United States and Canada who risk their lives to an extraordinary degree saving or attempting to save the lives of others.
Those who have received the highest honor for civilian heroism.
The Carnegie Medal is given throughout the U.S. and Canada to those who risk their lives to an extraordinary degree while saving or attempting to save the lives of others.
Know of someone who recently performed an act of heroism?
The Carnegie Hero Fund is always accepting nominations of civilian heroes who saved or attempted to save a person in peril.Learn More
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