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2010 Social Entrepreneurship Awards

Thursday November 2010


Richard Gilder & Lewis Lehrman Gilder Lerman Institute of American History, New York, NY
Rev. John Foley Cristo Rey Network, Chicago, IL
Scott Stimpfel Resources for Educational and Employment Opportunities, South Pasadena, CA
David Umansky Civic Builders, New York, NY
Greg Zaff SquashBusters, New York, NY

In 2019, Manhattan Institute renamed the Social Entrepreneurship Awards to the Civil Society Awards. Learn more here.

The recipient of the 2010 William E. Simon Prize for Lifetime Achievement in Social Entrepreneurship:

  • Richard Gilder and Lewis Lehrman, Co-founders of The Gilder Lehrman Institute for American History, New York, NY


  • Reverend John P. Foley, S.J., Cristo Rey Network, Chicago, IL;
  • Eric Greitens, The Mission Continues, St. Louis, MO;
  • Scott Stimpfel, REEO, South Pasadena, CA;
  • David Umansky, Civic Builders, New York, NY;
  • Greg Zaff, SquashBusters, Roxbury Crossings, MA.

Master of Ceremonies: Howard Husock, Director, Social Entrepreneurship Initiative and Vice President, Programs at the Manhattan Institute