Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity

The Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity aims to recognize and support those who risk their own lives, health, or freedom to save the lives, health, or freedom of others suffering as a result of violent conflict, atrocity crimes, or other major human rights violations. Winners are selected based upon the extent to which their actions demonstrate courage, commitment, and impact. This year, nominations are also accepted for individuals or groups of people for their exemplary response to the COVID-19 pandemic in any professional or personal capacity. The Aurora Prize will give the Laureate an opportunity to continue the cycle of giving and support the organizations that have inspired humanitarian action.

Amount: $1,000,000 will be awarded to one Laureate.

Eligibility: Individuals or groups of people across the globe may be nominated

Deadline: October 31, 2020

Resource Information
Funder Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity
Eligibility Individual
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Sector COVID-19 Emergency Response
Grant Amount $1,000,000
Deadline Closed