In 2019, Manhattan Institute renamed the Social Entrepreneurship Awards to the Civil Society Awards. Learn more here.
The recipient of the 2009 William E. Simon Prize for Lifetime Achievement in Social Entrepreneurship:
- Dave Levin, KIPP, San Francisco, CA
- Adam Green, Rocking the Boat, Bronx, NY;
- Garet Hil, National Kidney Registry, Babylon, NY;
- Dave & Liane Phillips, Cincinnati Works. Cincinnati, OH.
Master of Ceremonies: Howard Husock, Director, Social Entrepreneurship Initiative and Vice President, Programs at the Manhattan Institute