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

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Last Updated: 2015-09-24

At A Glance

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

140 Broadway

New York City, NY United States 10005-1108

URL: www.heinemanfoundation.org

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Business

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2013-12-31)

Assets: $17,605,652

Total giving: $919,740

EIN

136082899

BRIDGE Number

3639293835

Background

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.

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.

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Health
  • Music
  • Water resources
Population Groups
  • Adolescents
  • Females

Financial Data

Year ended 2013-12-31

Assets: $17,605,652 (market value)

Expenditures: $1,079,919

Total giving: $919,740

Qualifying distributions: $982,964

Giving activities include:

$919,740 for 21 grants (high: $93,800; low: $15,000)