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THE WORLD'S LEADING AWARD FOR ANIMAL CONSERVATION
WHAT IS
The Indianapolis Prize?
THE WORLD'S LEADING ANIMAL CONSERVATION AWARD

It all began as a question: What can we do that will really make a difference in saving the lives of endangered and threatened animals all over the world? That question led to the concept of the Indianapolis Prize, an initiative that would approach the issue of animal conservation in a whole new way by combining significant financial support with programs that build emotional and intellectual support. The Indianapolis Prize awards $250,000 to one of the most successful animal conservationist in the world, while five Finalists each receive $50,000.

The Indianapolis Prize?
2021 Indianapolis Prize Winner Dr. Amanda Vincent

2021 Winner Announcement

Dr. Rob Shumaker, President & CEO, Indianapolis Zoological Society, Inc.
Girls in Science

Program participants with 2021 Winner Dr. Amanda Vincent and science communicator and Gala co-host Danni Washington

The Reigning Monarch of Monaco His Serene Highness Prince Albert II, 2021 Jane Alexander Global Wildlife Ambassador Award Winner

2021 Winner Announcement

Expressenz Dance Center dancers
2012 Winner Dr. Steven Amstrup and Indianapolis Zoo guests

Meet a Hero, Indianapolis Zoological Society, Sept. 25, 2021

2021 Indianapolis Prize Winner Dr. Amanda Vincent
2021 Indianapolis Prize Honorees
Harrison Ford, Actor and environmentalist 

Actor and environmentalist recognized at Indianapolis Prize Gala, Sept. 29, 2018

Support the world's most vulnerable animals

Champions for Our Planet: The Indianapolis Prize Guide to Animal Conservation Giving connects you with the people on the front lines of animal conservation, turning the tides from extinction to hope. Join them in changing the future.

The Prize

A Short Film on the World's Leading Award for Animal Conservation

Praise for the Indianapolis Prize
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