PURPOSE

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.

HEROES

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.

NOMINATE

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.

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NEWS

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September 22, 2020

86-year-old oldest-ever Carnegie Medal recipient among 17 named Carnegie heroes

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September 2, 2020

Parade celebrates Carnegie hero after 63 years of community service

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September 2, 2020

Investigations manager celebrates 35 years at Carnegie Hero Fund Commission

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September 2, 2020

Board notes: Individual actions speak louder than words

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September 2, 2020

From the Archives: Hiking trip gone awry — 1965 rappelling rescue takes hours

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June 23, 2020

Carnegie Hero Fund Commission commits to honor COVID-19 heroes

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July 19, 2018

Event gathers 300, celebrating 10,000 heroes

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September 10, 2018

The Heroic Age

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