COVID-19: A test of community
The courage we need to face the effects of COVID-19 comes from knowing we are standing together, as one community and one people.Read the blog by Endowments President Grant Oliphant
The Heinz Endowments seeks to help our region thrive as a whole and just community, and through that work to model solutions to major national and global challenges. We are based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where we concentrate on advancing a sustainable future for our community and planet, successful learning outcomes for young people and their families, and a culture of engaged creativity for all our citizens.Learn More
With grantmaking that averages almost $70 million annually, The Heinz Endowments is among the leading foundations in the United States. The impact of our grants lies in the possibilities they create, the critical need they address and the transformative change they help to bring about. Every grant listed here is part of that mission.Apply For A Grant
2020 census forms have begun arriving in southwestern Pennsylvania mailboxes, with easy instructions about how to respond online, by phone or by mail. Short on time? Don't worry. It takes less than 10 minutes to complete. Keystone Counts is a statewide coalition of advocacy groups, service providers and community organizations that have joined together to build an education and outreach effort for a fair and accurate 2020 census.Learn more about what's at stake and commit to being counted
The Case for Reform - this special issue of the magazine looks at criminal justice reform initiatives developed by nonprofits, government agencies and foundations in the Pittsburgh region and across the U.S. Each story, whether narrated in an essay or recorded from an interview, offers a challenge to support a fairer justice system that will help create a better society.
Learn easy steps to make your nonprofit more welcoming and accessible to people with disabilities. The Heinz Endowments and FISA Foundations are partnering with Bender Consulting Services to offer a series of short webinars to address accessibility issues.
Carolyn Duronio, a partner with Pittsburgh-based law firm Reed Smith LLP, and Nick Hoffman, a former partner with McKinsey and Company in the United Kingdom, have been appointed to The Heinz Endowments’ Board of Directors. They will each serve for an initial three-year term, beginning in 2020.
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