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An award, sometimes called a distinction, is something given to a recipient as a token of recognition of excellence in a certain field. When the token is a medal, ribbon or other item designed for wearing, it is known as a decoration. An award may be described by three aspects: 1) who is given 2) what 3) by whom, all varying according to purpose.

The recipient is often a single person or else a representative of a group of people, be it an organisation, a sports team or a whole country. The award item may be a decoration, that is an insignia suitable for wearing, such as a medal (order), badge, ribbon or pin. It can also be a token object such as prize, trophy or commemorative plaque. The award may also be or be accompanied by a title, certificate or diploma, as well as an object of direct value such as money or a scholarship.

Hilton Foundation to Honor L.A.'s Homeboy Industries With Humanitarian Prize

The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation has selected popular Los Angeles-based nonprofit Homeboy Industries to receive its 2020 Humanitarian Prize.

Homeboy Industries will receive $2.5 million in unrestricted funding as part of the honor, which is presented to a nonprofit as selected by an independent international jury on the merits of making "extraordinary contributions" toward alleviating human suffering. To date, the Hilton Foundation has awarded $36.5 million.

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