The Raoul Wallenberg Committee of the United States was created as a not-for-profit 501(c) (3) in 1981. The Committee's mission is:
To perpetuate the humanitarian ideals and the non-violent courage of Raoul Wallenberg through the national distribution of a uniqu academic program; A Study of Heroes, an interdisciplinary character education program for grades K-12.
To help fund the efforts to determine Raoul Wallenberg's actual fate.
To bestow "The Raoul Wallenberg Award" on individuals, organizations and communities that reflect Raoul Wallenberg's humanitarian spirit, personal courage and nonviolent action in the
face of enormous odds.