Hillman Foundation | Journalism for the Common Good

About the Foundation

The Sidney Hillman Foundation honors excellence in journalism in service of the common good.

Our awards and programs honor the legacy and vision of union pioneer and New Deal architect Sidney Hillman.

Hillman Prizes

United States

2019 Hillman Prize winners

Call for entries is now closed. Deadline was Jan 30.

View Photos | Videos  of 2019 Hillman Prize winners

Canada

2018 Canadian Hillman Prize winners

Call for entries is now closed. Deadline was Jan 15.

View Photos | Videos of 2019 Canadian Hillman Prize winners

New & Notable

Hillman announces new grants for reporting on the U.S workplace. More here.

CALL FOR ENTRIES for the 2020 U.S Hillman Prizes is now closed. Deadlne was Jan 30. Winners will be announced in April.

CALL FOR ENTRIES for the 2020 Canadian Hillman Prize is now closed. Deadline was Jan 15. Winners will be announced in March.

Hillman announces launch of ‘Reporting the U.S Workpace’ at the Newmark J-school in NYC. The program is scheduled for Jan. 9-10, 2020. The program pays all expenses including transportation, hotel and food.  More info. *Please note the program is FULL.*. We plan to run the program again in 2021.

Hillman judge Katrina vanden Heuvel on the urgent necesssity of public-interest journalism in The Washington Post