Indianapolis Prize Gala


A Glamorous, Exciting, and Inspiring Event

The Indianapolis Prize Gala

Please plan to celebrate the next Indianapolis Prize — the world’s leading award for animal conservation — which recognizes seven indispensable individuals for their work to save incredible wild animals around the globe. As we come together on September 27, 2025, to honor the Prize Winner, DeHaan Finalists, and Emerging Conservationist for their selfless dedication, scientific expertise, and lasting success, you will experience an impactful evening of storytelling, entertainment, and emotion as you witness the impressive stories of these men and women and their extraordinary devotion to protecting animal species across the globe.

Coming Spring 2025

Indianapolis Prize Gala Invitation

Evening Program

Welcome Reception

Opening Remarks

Presentation of the Jane Alexander Global Wildlife Ambassador Award

Plated Dinner & Award Program

Presentation of the Emerging Conservationist Award

Presentation of the Indianapolis Prize

Closing Program & Performance

*Black-tie attire preferred 

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