This $3,000 prize goes to a nonprofit featured in a film at the festival. Judges watch the nominated films and examine the mission of each organization, considering its scope, impact and need. The quality of the film is not part of the decision.
Past Award Winners
2008 — Free the Slaves for Dreams Die Hard
2009 — Tie of Two Nonprofits: Democratic Voice of Burma for Burma VJ and and Dr. Rick Hodes for Making the Crooked Straight
2010 — Higher Ground for Fish Out of Water
2011 — Wampanoag Language Reclamation Project for We Still Live Here
2012 — Peaceful Uprising for Bidder 70