Leadership Council

The Leadership Council is an honorary board dedicated to the advancement of social progress. Each year members of the Leadership Council collectively determine the winners of the CLASSY Awards. Their unique perspective and valuable insight establishes this recognition as one of the highest honors in the social sector.

Each of the 8 cause-specific boards is composed of a diverse group of experts representing academia, community foundations, for-profit corporations, global NGOs, industry experts, media professionals, nonprofits, philanthropists, private foundations, policymakers, public figures, social entrepreneurs, and a student Fellow.

Active Duty & Veteran Services

Animal Welfare

Disaster Relief & Public Safety

Educational Advancement

Environmental Protection

Health Services

Human Rights & Social Justice

Poverty & Hunger Relief

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