The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation is accepting applications for the 2018 Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize, the largest humanitarian award in the world.
Established in 1996, the $2 million prize is given to an organization, anywhere in the world, judged to have made extraordinary contributions to the alleviation of human suffering — often operating at great risk, hardship, or personal sacrifice. The prize is not only intended to recognize and advance the efforts of the recipient organization but also to call attention to the worldwide need for humanitarian aid and encourage others to expand their support.
To be eligible, nominees must be an established nongovernmental publicly supported charitable organizations legally established for at least five years and have audited financial statements and an operating budget (expenditures) greater than $750,000.
The 2018 nomination period will open on September 20, 2017. Nominations must be received no later than October 18, 2017.
For complete program guidelines and nomination procedures, see the Hilton Foundation website.