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American Mosaic Journalism Prize Awarded to Jaeah Lee and Valeria Fernández

The American Mosaic Journalism Prize rewards and empowers two freelance journalists with an unrestricted cash award of $100,000 each, for demonstrated excellence in long-form, narrative, or deep reporting on stories about underrepresented and/or misrepresented groups in the present American landscape. Continue Reading

Giving Code Learning and Experimentation Grants Announced

The Heising-Simons Foundation and the David and Lucile Packard Foundation have announced the recipients of the Giving Code Learning and Experimentation Grants, which include 20… 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

Tulsa’s Pre-K Students Show Positive Academic Outcomes Through Middle School

A new report released by Georgetown University shows that students in Tulsa, Oklahoma, who attended a high-quality pre-kindergarten (Pre-K) program displayed positive academic effects that… Continue Reading

Letter from the President: December 2017

There is something quite wondrous about cycles in nature. Nature’s patterns always instill me with hope and remind me of renewal and restoration. Each year… Continue Reading

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