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Empowering Those Closest to the Problems: $2M for Groundswell Fund

We are delighted to announce a $2 million grant in support of the Groundswell Fund, an organization that is responding to the myriad needs of… Continue Reading

Foundation Office Receives LEED Platinum Certification

This week, the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) awarded the Heising-Simons Foundation office space LEED Platinum certification. Continue Reading

Making Headlines: Grantees in the News

The Heising-Simons Foundation is proud to regularly see many of 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 over the past month. Continue Reading

Introducing Two New Members of the Education Team

I am so pleased to announce the addition of two new members to the Foundation’s Education team: Kendra Rogers, program officer, and Sarah Lerner, program associate. Continue Reading

Physics Today: Foundation Director on the Draw of Science Philanthropy

“Sleuthing for potentially brilliant research ideas to fund turns out to be a fun cultural shift after a decades-long lab career.” In its regular question-and-answer… Continue Reading

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