At the Heising-Simons Foundation, our values guide the way we work. From our environmentally sustainable offices in Los Altos and San Francisco, California, we passionately support many grantee partners that advance sustainable solutions in climate and clean energy, enable groundbreaking research in science, enhance the education of our youngest learners, and support human rights for all people.

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Chief Executive Officer

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Heising-Simons Foundation has an outstanding opportunity to impact and improve lives through the power of philanthropy and political impact. Driving change across the impact areas of Education, Science, Human Rights, Climate and Clean Energy, and Community and Opportunity, the CEO will lead the Foundation and the related C4 to achieve the mission of unlocking knowledge, opportunity, and possibilities for all humans. The Heising-Simons Foundation is seeking an experienced leader who embraces the Foundation’s legacy and values.

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Program Officer, Climate and Clean Energy

The Heising-Simons Foundation seeks a facilitative and relationship-oriented Program Officer with high emotional intelligence and a strong sense of accountability to serve in the role of Program Officer, Climate and Clean Energy (C&CE). The C&CE Program Officer plays a key role in shaping the Foundation’s portfolio in response to emerging trends and cutting-edge opportunities.

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