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

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Last profile update: 04/11/2017
Last grant data update: 06/24/2017

At A Glance

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

140 Broadway

New York City, NY United States 10005-1108

Telephone: 2124938000

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

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.