The Congressional Award is a public private partnership created by Congress
to promote and recognize achievement, initiative, and service in America's
youth. The Congressional Award provides a unique opportunity for young
people to set and achieve personally challenging goals that build
character and foster community service, personal development, and
The Congressional Award Foundation expresses its deepest sympathies on the passing of Sir James Murray, longtime friend and National Board Member. Sir James’ involvement, commitment and contributions to our program over the years were tremendous and he will truly be missed.