Non-profit

Heising-Simons Foundation

Website:

www.hsfoundation.org/

Location:

LOS ALTOS, CA, United States

Tax ID:

26-0799587

Tax-Exempt Status:

501(c)(3)-PF

Budget (2015):

Revenue: $51,311,089
Expenses: $46,413,346
Assets: $370,095,113

Co-Founders:

Mark Heising

Liz Simons

The Heising-Simons Foundation is a California-based private family foundation headed by Mark Heising and Liz Simons. It principally awards grants in the areas of climate and environmentalist energy, education, scientific research, and human rights.

Directors, Employees & Supporters

  1. Mark Heising
    Co-Founder and Board Member
  2. Liz Simons
    Co-Founder and Board Chair

Donation Recipients

  1. ACLU of Northern California (Non-profit)
  2. Advanced Energy Economy Institute (AEEI) (Non-profit)
  3. Advancement Project (Non-profit)
  4. Alliance for Climate Education (Non-profit)
  5. American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) (Non-profit)
  6. Asian Pacific Environmental Network (APEN) (Non-profit)
  7. Aspen Global Climate Institute (Non-profit)
  8. Aspen Institute (Non-profit)
  9. Bipartisan Policy Center (Non-profit)
  10. Black Alliance for Just Immigration (BAJI) (Non-profit)
  11. Brookings Institution (Non-profit)
  12. Center for American Progress (CAP) (Non-profit)
  13. Center for Community Change (CCC) (Non-profit)
  14. Center for Investigative Reporting (Non-profit)
  15. Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP) (Non-profit)
  16. Civil Rights Corps (Non-profit)
  17. Clean Air Task Force (Non-profit)
  18. Climate and Clean Energy Equity Fund (Non-profit)
  19. Climate Central (Non-profit)
  20. Climate Group (Non-profit)
  21. Common Sense Media (Non-profit)
  22. Communications Consortium Media Center (Non-profit)
  23. Community Initiatives (Non-profit)
  24. Consultative Group on Biological Diversity (Non-profit)
  25. Council for a Strong America (Non-profit)
  26. Council on Foundations (Non-profit)
  27. Define American (Non-profit)
  28. Ella Baker Center for Human Rights (Non-profit)
  29. Energy Foundation (Non-profit)
  30. Environment Northeast (Acadia Center) (Non-profit)
  31. Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) (Non-profit)
  32. Equal Justice Initiative (Non-profit)
  33. Fund for Global Human Rights (Non-profit)
  34. Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees (GCIR) (Non-profit)
  35. Greenlining Institute (Non-profit)
  36. Groundswell Fund (Non-profit)
  37. Human Rights First (Non-profit)
  38. Human Rights Watch (Non-profit)
  39. Immigrant Legal Resource Center (ILRC) (Non-profit)
  40. International Rescue Committee (Non-profit)
  41. JustLeadershipUSA (Non-profit)
  42. Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law (Non-profit)
  43. Migration Policy Institute (Non-profit)
  44. MomsRising Education Fund (Non-profit)
  45. National Academy of Sciences (NAS) (Non-profit)
  46. National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (Non-profit)
  47. National Consumer Law Center (Non-profit)
  48. National Immigration Law Center (Non-profit)
  49. National Women’s Law Center (Non-profit)
  50. Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) (Non-profit)
  51. NEO Philanthropy (Non-profit)
  52. New America (New America Foundation) (Non-profit)
  53. New Venture Fund (NVF) (Non-profit)
  54. Opportunity Institute (Non-profit)
  55. Oregon Environmental Council (Non-profit)
  56. PEN America (Non-profit)
  57. Planned Parenthood Mar Monte (Non-profit)
  58. Project South (Non-profit)
  59. ProPublica (Non-profit)
  60. Public Policy Institute of California (Non-profit)
  61. Puente Human Rights Movement (Non-profit)
  62. Report for America (Non-profit)
  63. Resources for the Future (RFF) (Non-profit)
  64. Robin Hood Foundation (Non-profit)
  65. Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors (Non-profit)
  66. Rocky Mountain Institute (Non-profit)
  67. Silicon Valley Community Foundation (Non-profit)
  68. Social and Environmental Entrepreneurs (Non-profit)
  69. Solutions Project (Non-profit)
  70. Southern Center for Human Rights (Non-profit)
  71. Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) (Non-profit)
  72. Southerners on New Ground (Non-profit)
  73. The GroundTruth Project (Non-profit)
  74. TYPE Media Center (Non-profit)
  75. TSNE MissionWorks (Non-profit)
  76. Tides Center (Non-profit)
  77. Tides Foundation (Non-profit)
  78. Trust for Public Land (Non-profit)
  79. Urban Institute (Non-profit)
  80. Vera Institute of Justice (VIJ) (Non-profit)
  81. Western Resource Advocates (Non-profit)
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Nonprofit Information

  • Accounting Period: December - November
  • Tax Exemption Received: December 1, 2007

  • Available Filings

    Period Form Type Total revenue Total functional expenses Total assets (EOY) Total liabilities (EOY) Unrelated business income? Total contributions Program service revenue Investment income Comp. of current officers, directors, etc. Form 990
    2015 Dec Form PF $51,311,089 $46,413,346 $370,095,113 $32,353,962 $0 $0 $0 $0 PDF
    2014 Dec Form PF $38,849,895 $41,250,733 $301,712,855 $27,213,720 $0 $0 $0 $0 PDF
    2013 Dec Form PF $45,165,891 $25,302,480 $268,703,766 $17,884,965 $0 $0 $0 $0 PDF
    2012 Dec Form PF $102,655,416 $24,452,978 $234,508,426 $21,153,406 $0 $0 $0 $0 PDF
    2011 Dec Form PF $44,229,865 $11,728,252 $174,825,022 $8,597,169 $0 $0 $0 $0 PDF

    Additional Filings (PDFs)

    Heising-Simons Foundation

    400 MAIN ST STE 200
    LOS ALTOS, CA 94022-2840
    United States