Last Chance to Nominate for 2020 Indianapolis Prize
Online nominations for $250,000 animal conservation award due by Feb. 28, 2019

Last Chance to Nominate for 2020 Indianapolis Prize


Nominations for the 2020 Indianapolis Prize — the world’s leading award for animal conservation — will close on Feb. 28, 2019. The biennial award is given to recognize and reward conservationists who have achieved major victories in advancing the sustainability of an animal species or group of species. Winners receive an unrestricted $250,000 monetary award.

Nominees for the Prize have dedicated their lives to the preservation of our planet’s wildlife and wild places. The Prize honors their heroic work and provides a higher platform from which to tell their stories of adventure and inspiration.

To be accepted as a Nominee, individuals must have accomplished an individual achievement or series of achievements that have resulted in a demonstrable positive impact on an animal species or group of species that improved long-term survival. Consideration will be given to various aspects, including challenges overcome, quality of science involved and measurable outcomes resulting from work. The impact of achievements under consideration must be clearly recognizable when evaluated by the Nominating Committee and Jury.

Nominations are available online and due by Feb. 28, 2019. Find complete guidelines and learn more about the nominating process here, or send an email to or call 317-630-2710.

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