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Heineman Foundation for Research, Educational, Charitable and Scientific Purposes, Inc.

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Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for programs that enable economically challenged women to enter and remain in the workplace, environmental research that will help prevent, reduce and/or eliminate water degradation, live music performance for education and outreach, research into prevention and treatment of childhood illnesses, programs that enable youth to think, create, and communicate effectively, and programs that support and promote high achievement in music, science, and literature. The foundation provides seed money to start-up projects and new projects within existing organizations for a maximum of 3- to 5-years.


Incorporated in 1947 in DE - Founded by Dannie N. and Hettie Heineman. The late Dannie N. Heineman was an engineer, business executive and philanthropic sponsor of the sciences, who was responsible for the development of Societe Financiere de Transports et d'Entreprises Industrielles (SOFINA), one of the most important public utility engineering management and holding companies in the world.


Heineman Foundation for Research, Educational, Charitable and Scientific Purposes, Inc.

Independent foundation



Bridge Number



140 Broadway New York City, NY United States 10005-1108

Contact Information

  • Telephone: 2124938000