The awards will be handed out at the Municipal Art Society's Annual Meeting February 26, 2013.
The Wangari Maathai Award for Civic Participation and Sustainability is administered by the Municipal Art Society of New York. For more information, see The Rockefeller Foundation website at www.rockefellerfoundation.org.
The Rockefeller FoundationThe Rockefeller Foundation aims to achieve equitable growth by expanding opportunity for more people in more places worldwide, and to build resilience by helping them prepare for, withstand, and emerge stronger from acute shocks and chronic stresses. Throughout its 100 year history, the Rockefeller Foundation has enhanced the impact of innovative thinkers and actors working to change the world by providing the resources, networks, convening power, and technologies to move them from idea to impact. In today's dynamic and interconnected world, The Rockefeller Foundation has a unique ability to address the emerging challenges facing humankind through innovation, intervention and influence in order to shape agendas and inform decision making. For more information, please visit www.rockefellerfoundation.org.
Municipal Arts SocietyThe Municipal Art Society of New York has led New York City's livability movement since 1893. MAS's mission is to advocate for public policies, private sector practices, individual agency and community engagement for a resilient built environment that encourages our city's economic vitality, cultural vibrancy, environmental sustainability and social diversity. For more information visit MAS.org.SOURCE The Rockefeller Foundation