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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June 23, 2021

18 will receive Carnegie Medal for acts of extraordinary heroism; five posthumously

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July 20, 2021

Hero Fund joins U.S. National Heroes Day initiative

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May 10, 2021

Brave of Heart Fund draws support from Carnegie Hero Fund Commission

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February 11, 2021

Roll of Honor vol. 1 available online

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September 10, 2018

The Heroic Age

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March 1, 2017

‘CBS Sunday Morning’ segment widely viewed, reaction favorable

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July 19, 2018

Event gathers 300, celebrating 10,000 heroes

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May 21, 2021

And the work went on: Carnegie Hero Fund offers look back at 2020

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