Seal of Dane County County of Dane
The Tamara D. Grigsby Office for Equity and Inclusion

City-County Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Humanitarian Award


Nominations are continuously accepted

2024 deadline forthcoming late fall



Black and White photo of Martin Luther King Jr.

The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Humanitarian Award is presented annually to the person or persons who have demonstrated leadership and volunteerism while making significant contributions in the areas of:

promoting peace, understanding, and improving communication & cooperation between diverse populations in Dane County.

Nominate a person or group of people who have made outstanding and significant contributions in the spirit of sisterhood, brotherhood, and harmony toward making our community an ideal place in which to live.

To nominate an individual, please submit an application one of the following ways:




“The time is always right to do what is right.”

– Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.