Honorees

Leadership Award

Leadership Award goes to the Elton John Foundation for their timeless work to improve the lives of the people living with HIV and AIDS. He created the Foundation nearly 25 years ago, in the United States in 1992 and the United Kingdom in ’93, in response to the urgent need for philanthropic support to address the global AIDS crisis and provide assistance to people living with or dying of AIDS.

Partnership Award

Partnership Award goes to Project C.U.R.E. for their commitment to providing life-saving medication to those in need worldwide. They have spent 30 years collecting and sorting donated medical supplies and equipment from manufacturers and hospitals and then distributing the supplies and equipment to developing countries based on a needs assessment of the local hospitals and clinics in those countries.

Local Partnership Award

Local Partnership Award goes to Research and Training Centre for Community Development for their efforts in minimizing poverty in Vietnam. We thank RTCCD for over 20 years of research and support that supports concepts of community-based problem solving, sustainable development, sectoral integration and community participation for poverty alleviation.

Defender Award

Defender Award goes to Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP for it's commitment to providing impactful pro bono legal assistance to individuals and organizations in need across a broad range of constitutional and civil rights.