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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August 11, 2022

Commission elects new chair, celebrates emeritus board members

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August 11, 2022

Heroic ancestors honored over Independence Day weekend

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August 11, 2022

Impulse 70: Board notes

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August 11, 2022

From the Archives: 1922 hero enters burning building three times to save friend

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June 27, 2022

16 individuals to receive Carnegie Medal for acts of extraordinary heroism

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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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