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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December 14, 2020

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

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November 10, 2020

Hand delivery fulfills 53-year-old request from Carnegie Hero

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November 10, 2020

Hero Fund scholarships push student to follow filmmaking dream

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November 10, 2020

Carnegie Medal Presentation to Carnegie Hero Kenneth Alfred

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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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March 1, 2017

‘CBS Sunday Morning’ segment widely viewed, reaction favorable

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