Sir Elton John will be the recipient of the Rockefeller Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award, according to a statement by the nonprofit group. The award will be given October 30 in Washington, DC, during an event marking its 100th anniversary. The Rockefeller Foundation, which supports work that expands opportunity and strengthens resilience, will give the Elton John AIDS Foundation a grant as part of the award presentation.

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