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Aurora Humanitarian Initiative
Award to a USA, Canada, or International individual or group to recognize humanitarian efforts. The award is intended to honor the exceptional impact that the nominees' actions have made on preserving human life and advancing humanitarian causes in the face of adversity. The prize will be awarded annually in Armenia.
The Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity is a global humanitarian award, whose mission is 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. On behalf of the survivors of the Armenian Genocide and in gratitude to their saviors, an Aurora Prize Laureate is honored each year between 2015 and 2023 (in remembrance of the eight years of the Armenian Genocide 1915-1923) with an award, which gives the Laureate a unique opportunity to continue the cycle of giving and to support the organizations that have inspired the humanitarian action.
Qualified organizations will operate on a not-for-profit basis and act in the public interest with a mission to benefit humankind. This could include, but is not limited to, providing relief to the poor, advancing education, improving social welfare, protecting women and children, preserving culture, preserving or restoring the environment, promoting human rights, establishing civil society and/or advancing healthcare.
The award funds are to be used for capital or service projects and may be paid in installments, in line with the agreements concluded with the Laureate and organization(s) designated by the Laureate and accepted by the Foundation. Each Aurora Humanitarian will have the opportunity to travel to Armenia for the prize announcement, with travel and hotel expenses reimbursed by the Foundation.
Nominations are carefully vetted and reviewed through a rigorous process. The Laureate is determined by the Selection Committee based on the following criteria:
GrantWatch ID#: 189622
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Nomination form: https://auroraprize.com/en/nominatenow
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Aurora Humanitarian Initiative
6 Marshal Baghramyan Avenue
0019 Yerevan, Republic of Armenia
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