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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February 3, 2021

Behind the Scenes: Shedding Light on the complicated case of Black Inventor Garrett Morgan

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February 3, 2021

Carnegie Medal presentation at top of Squaw Peak impacts hero and victim

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February 3, 2021

From the Archives: Explosion in the Nuclear Reactor Room

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December 14, 2020

17 civilian heroes named for acts of heroism will receive Carnegie Medal

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February 11, 2021

Roll of Honor vol. 1 available online

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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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