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2009 Social Entrepreneurship Award

Thursday October 2009


Adam Green Rocking the Boat, Bronx, NY
Garet Hil National Kidney Registry, Babylon, NY
Dave Levin KIPP, San Francisco, CA
Dave and Liane Phillips Cincinnati Works. Cincinnati, OH

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