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 clean 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 Foundation of Northern California (Non-profit)
  2. Advanced Energy Economy Institute (AEEI) (Non-profit)
  3. American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) (Non-profit)
  4. Aspen Global Climate Institute (Non-profit)
  5. Brookings Institution (Non-profit)
  6. Center for American Progress (CAP) (Non-profit)
  7. Center for Law and Social Policy (Non-profit)
  8. Climate and Clean Energy Equity Fund (Non-profit)
  9. Climate Central (Non-profit)
  10. Common Sense Media (Non-profit)
  11. Council for a Strong America (Non-profit)
  12. Council on Foundations (Non-profit)
  13. Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) (Non-profit)
  14. Equal Justice Initiative (Non-profit)
  15. Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees (GCIR) (Non-profit)
  16. Human Rights First (Non-profit)
  17. Human Rights Watch (Non-profit)
  18. International Rescue Committee (Non-profit)
  19. Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law (Non-profit)
  20. Migration Policy Institute (Non-profit)
  21. MomsRising Education Fund (Non-profit)
  22. National Immigration Law Center (Non-profit)
  23. National Women’s Law Center (Non-profit)
  24. Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) (Non-profit)
  25. NEO Philanthropy (Non-profit)
  26. New America (New America Foundation) (Non-profit)
  27. New Venture Fund (NVF) (Non-profit)
  28. Opportunity Institute (Non-profit)
  29. Public Policy Institute of California (Non-profit)
  30. Report for America (Non-profit)
  31. Resources for the Future (RFF) (Non-profit)
  32. Robin Hood Foundation (Non-profit)
  33. The GroundTruth Project (Non-profit)
  34. TSNE MissionWorks (Non-profit)
  35. Tides Center (Non-profit)
  36. Tides Foundation (Non-profit)
  37. Vera Institute of Justice (VIJ) (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