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Heinz Family Foundation Names Environmental Justice Advocate Jacqueline Patterson and Regenerative Agriculture Pioneer Gabe Brown Recipients of the 26th Heinz Awards for the Environment

The Heinz Family Foundation today named Jacqueline Patterson, M.S.W., M.P.H., environmental justice advocate and founder of the Chisholm Legacy Project, and Gabe Brown, a pioneer in regenerative agriculture and soil health, the recipients of the prestigious 26th Heinz Awards for the Environment.

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Heinz Family Foundation Names Dina Bakst, Sherry Leiwant and William Bynum Recipients of the 26th Heinz Awards for the Economy

From Advancing Workplace Protections for Caregivers to Removing Barriers to Entrepreneurship and Home Ownership in the Deep South, Heinz Family Foundation Names Dina Bakst, Sherry Leiwant and William Bynum Recipients of the 26th Heinz Awards for the Economy

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Heinz Family Foundation Names Tanya AguiƱiga and Sanford Biggers Recipients of the 26th Heinz Awards for the Arts

From Works Inspired by the Stories of Migrants to Art that Examines History and Race in America, Heinz Family Foundation Names Tanya Aguiñiga and Sanford Biggers Recipients of the 26th Heinz Awards for the Arts

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Heinz Family Foundation Announces $1.5 Million in Awards

Photo grid of all six of the 26th Heinz Award recipients

From Championing Environmental Justice and Regenerative Agriculture to Removing Economic Barriers to Economic Prosperity and Entrepreneurship, Recipients of 26th Heinz Awards Are Leaders of Transformative Change

PITTSBURGH, November 18, 2021 — The Heinz Family Foundation today announced the recipients of the 26th Heinz Awards, which will present unrestricted cash awards totaling $1.5 million to seven Americans for outstanding contributions in the categories of the Arts, the Economy and the Environment.

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25th Anniversary

The Heinz Awards - Celebrating 25 Years

To commemorate the first 25 years of the Heinz Awards, we want to acknowledge and honor the accomplishments of the remarkable awardees who made our journey together so impactful. We celebrate the difference they continue to make in affecting and inspiring the lives, and lifting the spirits, of so many.  

In this book, you will find brief highlights for each of the 151 recipients we have honored over this past quarter-century.

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