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Heising-Simons Foundation
The Heising-Simons Foundation is a family foundation based in Los Altos and San Francisco, California.
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Heising-Simons Foundation Jan 16
For the first time, the Alarmed are now the largest of Global Warming’s Six Americas: new research from grantee partner revealing that nearly six in ten Americans are now either “Alarmed” or “Concerned” about global warming.
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Heising-Simons Foundation Jan 16
Lifting Up Family Voices in California: a new online resource by grantee partner VIVA Social Impact Partners featuring families' stories, experiences and perspectives on the challenges and promises for their children and future.
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Heising-Simons Foundation Jan 14
Check out the latest Making Headlines, with grantee partners being featured in media outlets across the country for their outstanding work.
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Heising-Simons Foundation Jan 13
Wonderful to see "For Sama"—produced by Channel 4 News, and grantee partner Frontline PBS—be nominated for Academy Award in the Best Documentary Feature category.
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Heising-Simons Foundation Jan 9
In 2019, we awarded more than $113 million to support the important work of our grantee partners. Find out more at our Year At A Glance interactive page.
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Heising-Simons Foundation Jan 9
Great article on how grantee partner Dr. Joyce Yen helped increase diversity, equity and inclusion in the application and evaluation processes of our science program's 51 Pegasi b Fellowship.
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Heising-Simons Foundation Jan 8
Bryan Stevenson, executive director of grantee partner Equal Justice Initiative, hopes that the film "Just Mercy"—released in movie theaters this Friday—will help promote reforms in the criminal justice system.
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GreatPlainsInstitute Jan 7
“A comprehensive policy is critical to solving the region’s most significant emissions challenge.” GPI’s Brendan Jordan A new report details what a successful Midwestern clean fuels policy should look like.
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Opportunity Fund Dec 20
Thank you for nominating us for the 2019 Chapman Prize! The and the Chapmans "established the Trust to recognize and honor the efforts and achievements of a charitable organization that has made significant contributions to American society."
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Heising-Simons Foundation Dec 19
A sign that aliens could stink: Clara Sousa-Silva, a 51 Pegasi b Fellow and research scientist in is the lead author of a recently published paper in Astrobiology on how phosphine can be a sign of life.
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Heising-Simons Foundation Dec 19
The Early Educator Investment Collaborative is looking for proposals to foster comprehensive systems change for preparation and compensation, so all children have access to highly competent and well-compensated educators.
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Heising-Simons Foundation Dec 18
Wonderful News: the Council on Foundations and the Daniel and Barbara Chapman Trust today announced grantee partner the Opportunity Fund as the recipient of the 2019 Chapman Prize.
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Heising-Simons Foundation Dec 18
California Family Voices, supported by , lifts up positive and challenging experiences of families with young children as they navigate a range of public services and programs.
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Heising-Simons Foundation Dec 17
Check out the new website of grantee partner , a “one-stop-shop” for gun violence prevention resources for California, including facts, reports, and lists of community-based organizations working to stop the gun violence epidemic.
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EarlyMathEDC Dec 17
Six organizations representing five states came together in October to launch the Family Math Learning Community Practice Network. We're honored to be part of this movement.
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Heising-Simons Foundation Dec 16
Check out our latest Making Headlines, featuring grantee partners , , , , , , , , providing expert voices on timely issues in media outlets across the country.
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Heising-Simons Foundation Dec 11
"Astronomy funder finds that gender diversity takes more than good intentions." Great piece in Science on how the Foundation's Science program worked to foster greater diversity in the 51 Pegasi b Fellowship program.
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Jessica Lu Dec 10
We are excited to announce a new summer school aimed broadening participation in instrumentation! Thanks to and . Details below:
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FrameWorks Institute Dec 11
Just out: New guidance on how to frame for the littlest learners. Thanks to and for your support and partnership!
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M+R Dec 10
Inspirational opening panel at featuring from , Angie Junck from , Soledad Castillo from , Regan Ralph from and Becca Heller from .
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