PURPOSE

The Carnegie Hero Fund awards the Carnegie Medal to individuals in the United States and Canada who risk death or serious physical injury 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 death or serious physical injury 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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November 3, 2022

Carnegie hero donates grant money to the dogs

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November 3, 2022

Local Carnegie hero scholarship fund gets boost this summer

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November 3, 2022

Behind the Scenes: Hero Fund welcomes director of operations with passion, purpose, and proficiency

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September 23, 2022

Carnegie Hero Fund welcomes 4 new board members

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September 18, 2022

8 police officers among 17 named Carnegie heroes

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September 10, 2018

The Heroic Age

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November 17, 2021

60 Minutes feature on Carnegie Heroes

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July 19, 2018

Event gathers 300, celebrating 10,000 heroes

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