On December 5, Bang Si Hyuk was awarded a Presidential Citation for the 'Overseas Advancement Merit' category at the '2017 Korea Content Awards' at COEX Exhibition Center in Seoul. The award came with a prize of 10,000,000 KRW (9,145 USD).
According to Sports Seoul, Bang PD donated the entire prize money to UNICEF Korea for the 'Love Myself' campaign.
'Love Myself' project with the boy group BTS aims to "stage campaigns against violence toward children and teens around the world, with the hope of making the world a better place through music." For the next two years, BTS and Big Hit Entertainment will be making donations in hopes to #ENDviolence.