In 2019, Manhattan Institute renamed the Social Entrepreneurship Awards to the Civil Society Awards. Learn more here.
- Rev. William Barnes, Shepherd's Hope, Orlando, FL
- James Hunter, New Jersey Orators, Bridgewater, NY
- Eugene Rivers, Boston TenPoint Coalitio, Roxbury, MA
- Jacob Schramm, College Summit, Washington, D.C.
Master of Ceremonies: Howard Husock, Director of Case Studies, Kennedy School, Harvard University, Contributing Editor, City Journal
Remarks: Adam Meyerson, President, The Philanthropy Roundtable