Carnegie Medals of Philanthropy
The Andrew Carnegie Medals of Philanthropy "were inaugurated on December 10, 2001 by the more than 20 Carnegie institutions that he established during his lifetime all over the world.
"This award, created at the centennial observance of Andrew Carnegie’s official career as a philanthropist, is given every two years to one or more individuals who, like Andrew Carnegie have dedicated their private wealth to public good and who have a sustained an impressive career as a philanthropist...
"The three members of the steering committee who organized the Centennial celebration and who launched the medal are permanent members of the selection committee — Carnegie Corporation of New York, Carnegie Institute of Washington and the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Two of the other 20 institutions will rotate each year." 
2001 Awardees 
- Ambassadors Walter H. Annenberg and Leonore Annenberg
- Brooke Astor
- Irene Diamond,
- The Gates family
- The Rockefeller family
- George Soros
- Ted Turner
2003 Awardees 
2005 Awardees 
- His Highness, the Aga Khan
- Anna Southall, Chair of the Barrow Cadbury Trust, on behalf of the Cadbury family
- Eleanor Hewlett Gimon, on behalf of the Hewlett family;
- Susan Packard Orr on behalf of the Packard family;
- Sir Tom Farmer, Scots founder of Kwik-Fit
- Agnes Gund, chair of the New York Museum of Modern Art.
2007 Awardees 
- Eli Broad
- The Heinz family
- The Mellon family
- The Tata family
Resources and articles
Related Sourcewatch articles
- About the Carnegie Medals of Philanthropy, Carnegie Medals of Philanthropy, accessed August 28, 2008.
- 2001 Awardees, Carnegie Medals of Philanthropy, accessed August 28, 2008.
- Carnegie Philanthropy Medals Dec. 8th 2003, Carnegie Medals of Philanthropy, accessed August 28, 2008.
- The Andrew Carnegie Medal Of Philanthropy: 2005 Announcement of Medal Recipients' Names, Carnegie Medals of Philanthropy, accessed August 28, 2008.
- Winners of Acclaimed Philanthropic Award Announced, Carnegie Medals of Philanthropy, accessed August 28, 2008.