Established in 2006, the Henry R. Kravis Prize in Leadership conducts a rigorous due diligence and selection process to choose an annual recipient. A formal Award Ceremony celebrates the recipient’s accomplishments and $250,000 is directed to a nonprofit organization designated by the recipient. The Prize aspires to impact the nonprofit sector overall by lauding strong performance and sharing recipients’ best practices with others.

The Prize is presented and administered by Claremont McKenna College (CMC) and Marie-Josée and Henry R. Kravis. Mrs. Kravis, an economist, is a Senior Fellow of the Hudson Institute; Mr. Kravis, founding partner of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., is an alumnus and trustee of Claremont McKenna College. The Prize is affiliated with The Kravis Leadership Institute, one of CMC’s ten distinguished research institutes.

Our recipients have impacted more than 700 million people in more than 100 countries in 5 continents.

Mission

The Kravis Prize identifies extraordinary leaders in the nonprofit sector, celebrates their accomplishments, and shares their best practices with others.

Kravis Prize Recipients

Our Mission

To identify extraordinary leaders in the nonprofit sector, celebrate their accomplishments, and share their best practices with others.

About the Prize

Established in 2006, the Henry R. Kravis Prize in Leadership conducts a rigorous due diligence and selection process to choose an annual recipient…

More about the Prize

Latest Blog Posts

‘He is a pilot, she is cooking’: FAWE combats schoolbook gender bias
Educational materials in Kenyan classrooms still portray old stereotypes of “boys as heroes and girls as weak,” says the executive director of the F...

BRAC’s Abed: Bringing Bangladeshi Lessons to Yale
Once a program has been successfully implemented, the work isn’t over: It’s only just begun.  That was the message brought this fall by Sir Fazle A...

Go to the blog

Follow us on Twitter

The connection to twitter has returned an error. Please try again later.

Follow us on Twitter