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Page: Financials and Policies

Amount Awarded by Program in 2020 Education: 34.7% ($44,368,538)Science: 20.7% ($26,490,969)Climate and Clean Energy: 18.9% ($24,265,654)Human Rights: 15.9% ($20,400,000)Community and Opportunity: 9.5% ($12,230,000) Due to rounding, percentages may not always add up to 100%. 2019 2019 Audited Financial Statements Access the Foundation’s 2019 audited financial statements. Download 2019 Form 990-PF Access the Foundation’s 2019 Form 990-PF form, which… Continue Reading

Page: Programs

The Heising-Simons Foundation focuses its grantmaking in five program areas: Climate and Clean EnergyCommunity and OpportunityEducationHuman RightsScience

Page: Grants

The Foundation seeks to support organizations and institutions at the forefront of their fields. Search Grants by Program Area: Search All GrantsClimate and Clean EnergyCommunity and OpportunityEducationHuman RightsScienceFor Invited GrantseekersThe Foundation does not accept unsolicited grant proposals. If your organization has been invited to apply for support, please find frequently asked questions and proposal guidelines here.For… Continue Reading

Post: Letter from the President: March 2016

Dear Colleagues: From the ceiling in one corner of our office hangs a mobile. I often find visitors to the Foundation, even our staff, passing by and tilting their heads up to take it in. Its pieces remind us of the many partners that make up this Foundation’s work: blue squares, triangles, and letters for… Continue Reading

Page: Homepage

Climate and Clean EnergyCommunity and OpportunityEducationHuman RightsScience

Page: About

Unlocking knowledge, opportunity, and possibilities The Heising-Simons Foundation is a family foundation based in Los Altos and San Francisco, California. The Foundation works with its many partners to 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.… Continue Reading

Page: Contact

Grants We do not accept unsolicited submissions. Get more information. Offices Headquarters: Los Altos  400 Main Street, Suite 200 Los Altos, California 94022 (650) 887-0277 Google Map San Francisco  235 Pine Street, Suite 1400 San Francisco, California 94104 (415) 943-9448 Google Map Media Contact Contact Us Name*Email* Organization (Optional)Message*