In this holiday week, I wanted to write a note of reflection and thanks to you, our colleagues and friends. We are nearing the end of a tumultuous year. It has been a hard year – a year marked by anger, grief, illness, and loss. It has been a year filled with events that have… Continue Reading
On a towering brick wall near the Brooklyn Academy of Music in New York City, a mysterious class of cosmological objects dance with the diverse women of New York City. “A Cluster of Enigmas” is the first in a series of colorful murals completed by renowned artist Amanda Phingbodhipakkiya, in her new partnership with the Heising-Simons Foundation entitled “Findings.”
The Heising-Simons Foundation is proud to regularly see its grantee partners featured in media outlets across the country, providing an expert voice on a timely issue or being highlighted for their accomplishments and hard work. Here are some news items that have featured our grantees in September 2020.
The Foundation uses sustainability policies and practices to reduce its carbon footprint, while continuing to work with grantee partners to advance large-scale sustainable solutions to curb pollution, and advance clean energy. Green Offices The United States Green Building Council has awarded the Foundation's Los Altos office LEED Platinum certification and the Foundation's San Francisco office, LEED Gold. LEED (Leadership… Continue Reading