His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales, C.C.
London, United Kingdom
For his global philanthropic leadership, notably for his commitment to supporting Canadian charitable activities and for his enduring support of Canada’s service men and women.
Using passion and intellect to draw attention to important social issues, His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales has demonstrated an unwavering dedication to public service for over 40 years. Beginning with The Prince’s Trust, founded in 1976, his charitable endeavours have transformed lives and built sustainable communities globally, notably in Canada through The Prince’s Charities Canada. Declaring a lifelong affinity for Canada, he has visited every province and territory over the course of his official visits. His commitment to the long-term well-being of Canadian citizens is seen through his philanthropy, his support for Indigenous causes, his patronage of many arts and heritage organizations, and his ongoing support for the men and women of the Canadian Armed Forces.