On the Web - Heinz Endowments
To help the Pittsburgh region thrive economically, ecologically, educationally, and culturally while advancing the state of knowledge and practice in the fields in which it works.
Formed from the Howard Heinz Endowment, established in 1941, and the Vira I. Heinz Endowment, which was founded in 1986, the Heinz Endowments is among the largest independent philanthropic organizations in the United States, awarding approximately $60 million in grants to nonprofits each year. The endowments grantmaking focus is on arts and culture; children, youth, and families; education; the environment; and the innovation economy.
Outstanding Web Features:
The endowments' recently relaunched Web site offers a searchable resource library featuring publications, reports, grant application guidelines, and the current and past issues of h, the foundation's quarterly magazine. The site also features an animated timeline of the endowments' history.
President: Maxwell King
Heinz Endowments (Howard Heinz Endowment, Vira I. Heinz Endowment)
30 Dominion Tower, 625 Liberty Avenue
Tel: (412) 281-5777
Fax: (412) 281-5788