Cultural Freedom Prize

The Prize for Cultural Freedom was established to recognize people whose extraordinary and courageous work celebrates the human right to freedom of imagination, inquiry, and expression. As defined by the foundation, cultural freedom is the right of individuals and communities to define and protect valued and diverse ways of life currently threatened by globalization. The foundation established the Prize for Cultural Freedom in 1999.

We invite you to learn more about each of the extraordinary individuals who have been awarded the Prize for Cultural Freedom.

Applications and nominations for the cultural freedom prize will not be accepted.