George Foster Peabody (1852–1938), namesake of the awards, was a highly successful investment banker who devoted much of his fortune to education and social enterprise. Lambdin Kay was the awards chairman for The National Association of Broadcasters when he was asked to create a prize to honor the nation's premier radio programs and performances.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peabody_Awards
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George Peabody (/ ˈ p iː b ə d i / PEE-bə-dee; February 18, 1795 – November 4, 1869) was an American financier and philanthropist. He is widely regarded as the father of modern philanthropy.
The George Peabody Library is a special collections library on Johns Hopkins University's Peabody Institute campus in Mount Vernon. It is home to more than 300,000 volumes and is a non-circulating library open to the public.
George Foster Peabody was a benefactor to the University of Georgia, where Peabody is based. The awards were founded after his death and named posthumously to recognize his contributions to the university. Visit Our Story for more on the history of the awards.
The Peabody Trust was founded in 1862 as the Peabody Donation Fund and now brands itself simply as Peabody. It is one of London 's oldest and largest housing associations with around 55,000 properties across London and the South East. 
George Foster Peabody (1852–1938), namesake of the awards, was a highly successful investment banker who devoted much of his fortune to education and social enterprise. Lambdin Kay was the awards chairman for The National Association of Broadcasters when he was asked to create a prize to honor the nation's premier radio programs and performances.
Peabody’s two-year, 31–34-credit M.Ed. degree enables students to earn certification in World Languages and ESL. Candidates learn and apply theories of linguistics, intercultural communication, and language pedagogy that responds to the needs of multilingual learners in a wide range of capacities.
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About George Washington High School Students can choose from more than 100 course offerings, with 52 sections of honors and AP classes. Students also have the opportunity to tap into a network of over 50 campus clubs and student groups and a full inter-scholastic athletic program, with 22 teams in 15 sports.
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Consistently ranked one of the most beautiful libraries in the world, the George Peabody Library provides a truly breathtaking setting for weddings and celebrations of all kinds. Six tiers of stately cast-iron columns and ornate railings embellished with gold leaf encircle the Reading Room, creating an ambiance that is both enchanting and ...