The George C. Marshall Foundation Humanitarian Award is presented to an individual or an organization to recognize their significant humanitarian service, create public awareness of the accomplishments of the recipient individual or organization and to encourage others to emulate their good works.


2022 | Kenneth C. Griffin

Kenneth C. Griffin, Founder and CEO of Citadel, was recognized in 2022 for his remarkable record of philanthropic support of education at every level, medical research, crime reduction, support of the veteran community, and the preservation of our national patrimony.

2019 | David Rubenstein

Mr. Rubenstein received the award at a black-tie gala held on November 11, 2019, at the National Portrait Gallery and Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, DC. Mr. Rubenstein was recognized for his philanthropic support of educational initiatives in the D.C. public schools, at Duke University, and at other institutions of higher learning, as well as for his tireless efforts to preserve and render more accessible the history of our republic.

2017 | Michael R. Bloomberg

Michael Bloomberg received the award at a black-tie gala on the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in New York. Mayor Bloomberg was recognized for his extraordinary philanthropy and the effects of his generosity on the lives of countless individuals and numerous organizations that have benefited from his largess.