Each year, the Idaho Freedom Foundation recognizes the tireless efforts of patriots committed to restoring Idaho and America to founding principles. This year, IFF invites you to nominate someone you think deserves such an honor.
The Smeed Lifetime Achievement Award is named in honor of Ralph Smeed, unflappable defender of freedom in Idaho and irascible critic of statism. This annual award is bestowed on individuals for their lifelong work to advance and secure individual liberty.
The annual Maurice Clements Spirit of Freedom Award is presented to those who have courageously fought or won a victory on behalf of individual liberty. Previous Spirit of Freedom award winners include individuals who have fought to eliminate Idaho’s grocery tax, or fought for business deregulation at the Capitol.