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From Championing the Employee Ownership Movement and Returning Wealth to Native Communities to Exposing Environmental Threats to Vulnerable Ecosystems, 27th Heinz Awards Recipients Embody Courageous Leadership
PITTSBURGH, September 22, 2022—The Heinz Family Foundation today announced the recipients of the 27th 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. Two awards will be given per category. As part of the accolade, each recipient receives an unrestricted cash prize of $250,000.
Heinz Family Foundation Names Anne Evens, Energy Equity Leader, and Rhett Ayers Butler, Founder of Global Environmental News Platform Mongabay, Recipients of the 27th Heinz Awards for the Environment
PITTSBURGH, September 22, 2022—The Heinz Family Foundation today named Anne C. Evens, Ph.D., CEO of the nonprofit Elevate, and Rhett Ayers Butler, founder of the global environmental news platform Mongabay, the recipients of the prestigious 27th Heinz Award for the Environment.Read More
From Returning Wealth to Native Lands to Catalyzing the Employee Ownership Movement, Heinz Family Foundation Names Chrystel Cornelius, Hilary Abell and Alison Lingane Recipients of the 27th Heinz Awards for the Economy
PITTSBURGH, September 22, 2022—The Heinz Family Foundation today named Chrystel A. Cornelius, president and CEO of Oweesta Corporation, and Hilary A. Abell and Alison Lingane, co-founders of Project Equity, recipients of the prestigious 27th Heinz Award for the Economy.Read More
Art as Activism, a Tool for Healing and a Source of Hope: Heinz Family Foundation Names Interdisciplinary Artists vanessa german and Cauleen Smith Recipients of the 27th Heinz Awards for the Arts
PITTSBURGH, September 22, 2022—The Heinz Family Foundation today named visual artists vanessa l. german and Cauleen Smith recipients of the prestigious 27th Heinz Award for the Arts.Read More
On June 1, 2022,the world’s leading environmental scientists—including Heinz Award winners Gretchen Daily (2010), Paul Anastas (2006), and James Balog (2010)—joined together to discuss how to tackle the planetary crises, answer questions, and share solutions to climate change, protecting biodiversity, and preventing pollution.Read More
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.