Awards Programs

Since 1949, Freedoms Foundation National Awards have recognized responsible citizens with our George Washington Honor Medal. More than 57,000 citizens have received this honor as exemplars of responsible citizenship whose daily actions embody our Bill of Responsibilities.

The Distinguished Citizen Award has been presented to individuals and organizations who represent what is best about our great nation. Past recipients include Bob Hope, Sally Ride, the USO, and  Dr. Pina and the late Jack Templeton.

The Leavey Awards have been presented since 1977, honoring teachers for Excellent in Private Enterprise Education. Over 600 teachers have received the Award, which includes $7,500, totally nearly $4,000,000 over the decades.