Since its inception in 2007, the Heising-Simons Foundation has invested funding to advance sustainable solutions in climate and clean energy, enable groundbreaking research in science, enhance the education of our youngest learners, support human rights for all people, and address the impacts of technology on society. In “The Stories That Make Us,” we invite you to learn about some of the key efforts in the Foundation’s history.


A Better Way to Support Early Educators

Learn how the Education program helps early educators have the preparation they need to succeed and are professionally compensated for the essential work they do every day.

A Shot in the Dark

Researching dark matter, one of the most puzzling unsolved problems in physics.