The Charles Bronfman Prize Now Accepting Nominations for 2018; Award Honors Young Humanitarians whose Work Improves the World

The Charles Bronfman Prize is accepting nominations for its 2018 award. Each year, the Prize celebrates the vision and endeavors of an individual or team under the age of 50 whose innovative humanitarian work, informed by Jewish values, contributes to the betterment of the world, inspiring future generations.

The deadline for nominations is January 12, 2018. Nomination forms and guidelines can be found on the Prize website. An internationally recognized panel of judges will select the 2018 Prize recipient, evaluated according to the selection criteria, and announce the $100,000 award in early fall of 2018.

The Prize was established in 2004 by Ellen Bronfman Hauptman and Stephen Bronfman, and their spouses, Andrew Hauptman and Claudine Blondin Bronfman, to honor their father, Charles Bronfman, his values and investment in young people and their potential to help “repair the world.”

Past recipients’ global impact encompasses such diverse issues as: refugees and immigration, the environment, education, health, human rights, disabilities and veterans.