Frederick O'Reilly Hayes Prize 

The Hayes Prize recognizes innovative contributions to the delivery of public services by emerging leaders in New York City government. The prize seeks to reward public servants who have demonstrated a high degree of talent, commitment and accomplishment, and who anticipate continuing their careers in public service.

2020 Frederick O’Reilly Hayes Prize Application (2020 Nominations Are Now Closed)

Frederick O'Reilly Hayes Coronavirus Crisis Response Award

This special award recognizes City employees who have made distinctive and innovative contributions to City government programs and processes that address individual and/or community needs during the pandemic.

Congratulations 2020 Frederick O'Reilly Hayes Coronavirus Response Award winners!

2020 Frederick O'Reilly Hayes Prize Coronavirus Crisis Response Award Nomination Form

For additional information about the Frederick O’Reilly Hayes prizes, please contact Organizational and Executive Development at or 212-386-0004.