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Hess Foundation, Inc.

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Purpose and Activities

Emphasis on higher education and the arts; grants also for hospitals, synagogues, and human services.


Incorporated in 1954 in DE - Founded by the late Leon Hess, who founded Hess Corporation, an integrated oil company based in New York City. He was also a former owner of the New York Jets. John B. Hess, his son, is the current Chairman and C.E.O. of Hess Corporation. Constance H. Williams, his daughter, is a democratic politician and former member of the Pennsylvania State Senate, who represented the 17th District from 2001 to 2009.


Hess Foundation, Inc.

Family foundation




4 Becker Farm Rd. Roseland, NJ United States 07068-1600

Contact Information

  • Telephone: 9734037997