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Post: Message Regarding Charlottesville

We are saddened, angered, and horrified by the sentiment and actions in Charlottesville this week, as we know all of you are too. Hatred has no place in our society.

Post: Making Headlines: Grantees in the News

At the Heising-Simons Foundation, we are proud to regularly see many of our 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 in the past month.

Post: Tips and Resources From the Family Engagement Impact Project

This summer marks the conclusion of the Family Engagement Impact Project (FEIP), an investment by the Heising-Simons Foundation’s Education program totaling more than $3 million to better coordinate family engagement efforts across organizations. The project supported multiple collaborations between school districts, community organizations, and early childhood providers. Through this investment, FEIP sought to improve some… Continue Reading

Post: Californians Support Leading Climate and Clean Energy Policies

Last week, California Governor Jerry Brown signed new laws to extend a groundbreaking policy to curb climate change and to improve air quality in polluted neighborhoods. The legislation was approved by two-thirds of lawmakers with bipartisan support, continuing the state’s long tradition of practical policies that improve both the economy and the environment. These new laws… Continue Reading

Post: Firearm Violence Research Center Launches at UC Davis

The Firearm Violence Research Center (FVRC) at UC Davis launched earlier this month with the goal of conducting research and policy development on firearm violence, and on the connections between violence, substance abuse, and mental illness.

Post: Making Headlines: Grantees in the News

At the Heising-Simons Foundation, we are proud to regularly see many of our 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 in the past month.