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Post: Communication Toolkit for Nonprofits

Nonprofit organizations have a need for powerful and innovative communications in order to reach their audiences. We have compiled some useful communication tools that are free for nonprofits, available online. Click on the image below to access these different tools.  

Post: Supporting Development and Research in Early Math Education

Dear Colleagues: We believe that children who enjoy quality early learning experiences gain significant advantages for future achievement. One of the main priorities of our Education program is to inspire greater understanding of early math as a catalyst for school success. Through this grantmaking, we aim to increase the number of young children exposed to… Continue Reading

Person: Camellia Pham

Camellia Pham is the Director of Learning, Evaluation, and Special Initiatives. Previously, Camellia was a program officer in the Heising-Simons Foundation’s Science Program, where she created the 51 Pegasi b Fellowship Program in planetary astronomy, led the design and launch of the www.1400degrees.org platform, and managed research and technology portfolios focused in astronomy, astrophysics, physics,… Continue Reading

Person: Nondas Paschos

Nondas Paschos is a communications officer at the Heising-Simons Foundation. Prior to joining the Foundation in 2016, he served as digital strategist for Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) USA, and as communications director for the humanitarian organization for more than nine years in Italy, Spain, and Greece. He also held various communications functions at… Continue Reading

Person: Jochen Marschall

Jochen Marschall is a program officer for Science at the Heising-Simons Foundation. Joining the Foundation in 2015, his prior experience includes 15 years as a senior research scientist in the Molecular Physics Laboratory of SRI International where he conducted research in materials science, aerospace, heat transfer, surface chemistry, chemical physics, and planetary science. He also… Continue Reading

Person: Jeff Malloy

Jeff Malloy is the chief operating officer and treasurer at the Heising-Simons Foundation. Prior to joining the Foundation in 2015, Jeff served as the director of finance and administration for the James Irvine Foundation, the general manager of San Francisco’s American Conservatory Theater, and an audit manager with Price Waterhouse. A certified public accountant, Jeff… Continue Reading

Person: Brandi Lasch

Brandi Lasch is a program officer for the Community and Opportunity program at the Heising-Simons Foundation. Prior to joining the Foundation in 2015, Brandi worked in the nonprofit and private sectors, most recently as an independent consultant to nonprofits focused on higher education and civic engagement. Previously, she was an associate director of program services… Continue Reading

Person: Holly Kreider

Holly Kreider is the program director for the Community and Opportunity program at the Heising-Simons Foundation. She received her Ed.D. in human development and psychology from Harvard University and an undergraduate degree in psychology from UCLA. Her experience includes applied research, nonprofit and for-profit leadership, and consultation, with a focus on family engagement, child and adolescent… Continue Reading

Person: Kelly Hayashi

Kelly Hayashi is the director of grants management at the Heising-Simons Foundation. Previously, she served as the grants manager for the Stuart Foundation and the senior grants manager at the S.D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation. Kelly’s experience in philanthropy spans more than 14 years in both programmatic and grants administration roles for various government entities and… Continue Reading