In 2021 Academy Awards, Motion Picture & Television Fund and Tyler Perry won the Oscars humanitarian award. Both have outstandingly helped the entertainment industry affected by the ongoing health crisis. While Perry provided all it's employees a safe return to the studios, MPTF won the award for providing social services to 9,000 members.
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The Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award or Oscars humanitarian award is given periodically to individuals who contribute outstandingly to humanitarian causes.
39 people have been awarded the Oscars humanitarian awards since 1957, the recipients include Oprah Winfrey, Bob Hope and Geena Davis. MPTF and Tyler Perry won the award in the 93rd Academy Awards this year.