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Heising Simons Foundation

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Heising Simons Foundation is a organizations supporting multiple environmental nonprofit based in Los Altos, CA that was founded in 2007. As of 2019 they had $179 million in revenue and $554 million in assets.

Heising-Simons Foundation works with its many partners to advance sustainable solutions in climate and clean energy, enable groundbreaking research in science, enhance the education of their youngest learners, and support human rights for all people.

Heising Simons Foundation makes grants to other organizations, such as $4,320,000 to Natural Resources Defense Council for "Climate and Clean Energy, Ev Full Time Employee, Federal Climate and Clean Energy Policy Analysis, Sustainable Ferc"; $3,742,345 to Regents of the University of California at Berkeley for "51 Pegasi B, A Search for Cosmological Signatures of the Axion, An Integral Field Spectroscopic Study of Black Holes, Berkeley Center for Cosmological Physics (BCCP), Casper - the Cosmic Axion Spin Precession Experiment, Center for the Study of Child Care Employment, Creating Novel Forms of Matter With Ultracold Gases of Transition-Metal Atoms, Cscce Advancing the Early Childhood Workforce, Detector Development for the Simons Observatory, Jbei, Predictive Wavefront Sensor Control System"; $3,684,510 to Stanford University for "Acquisition of An Oxygen Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometer, Dark Matter Radio Development of the Phase 1 Experiment, Dreme, Electricity Markets Game-Based Training, Force Sensing at the Quantum Limit With Levitated Microspheres - Gravitational Attractors and Vibration Control, Global Energy Forum, Graduate School of Education 2018 Cubberley Lecture, Palc, Stanford Pacs and the Digital Civil Society Lab"; $3,141,933 to Tsne Missionworks (TSNE) for "2018 Ecfc Membership Dues, Expanding the Capacity and Member Services of Ecfc, Pooled Fund for Early Childhood Workforce, Prosecutor Impact, Workforce Pooled Fund"; and $2,275,000 to The Energy Foundation for "Canada Methane and Transportation Opportunity, Electrification Strategy Development, Western Climate and Clean Energy Policy and Gridlab".

(650) 887-0277
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Form 990s for Heising Simons Foundation

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Jan 16, 2020990PFView PDF
2017-12Feb 21, 2019990PFView PDF
2016-12Dec 29, 2017990PFView PDF
2015-12Dec 1, 2016990PFView PDF
2015-12Nov 2, 2016990PFView PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Heising Simons Foundation

Total grants, contributions, etc.$29,700,000
Investment income and dividends$434,480
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$149,802,337
Gross sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$179,936,817

Vendors for Heising Simons Foundation

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
WordPressContent management system software2020-06-15
█████████ ████████Software2020-03-17
████ ███ ██████ ███Tax accounting2019-02-09
███ ██████████ █████ ███Strategic Planning$200,0002017-12-01
████████ █████Communications Assistance$138,7312017-12-01
█████ ████Program Consulting$70,7002017-12-01
███████ █████Program Consulting$66,5382017-12-01

Personnel at Heising Simons Foundation

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Deanna GombyPresident and Chief Executive Officer$498,932Sept. 25, 2020
Jeff MalloyChief Operating Officer and Corporate Treasurer-Sept. 25, 2020
███████ █ ██████Chief Operating Officer and Treasurer$356,770Dec. 31, 2017
████ ███████████Director of Finance$203,674Sept. 25, 2020
█████ ████Director of Communications$235,305Sept. 25, 2020
█████ ███████Director of Technology-Sept. 25, 2020
███ ██████Director of Human Resources-Sept. 25, 2020
█████ ███████Director of Grants Management-Sept. 25, 2020
███████ ████Director, Education$196,126Sept. 25, 2020
█████ █████Program Director, Human Rights-Sept. 25, 2020
...and six more key personnel

Peer organizations supporting multiple environmental nonprofits

1Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF)501(c)(3)$548 millionPrinceton, NJ
2The Schmidt Family Foundation (TSFF)501(c)(3)$613 millionPalo Alto, CA
3Richard King Mellon Foundation501(c)(3)$181 millionLigonier, PA
4Sherman Fairchild Foundation501(c)(3)$48 millionChevy Chase, MD
5William Penn Foundation501(c)(3)$217 millionPhiladelphia, PA
6Wyss Foundation501(c)(3)$169 millionWashington, DC
7Cynthia & Geo Mitchell Foundation (CGMF)501(c)(3)$154 millionThe Woodlands, TX
8Tarsadia Foundation501(c)(3)$106 millionNewport Beach, CA
9David and Lucile Packard Foundation501(c)(3)$440 millionLos Altos, CA
10Weingart Foundation501(c)(3)$153 millionLos Angeles, CA
11Saul Brandman Foundation501(c)(3)$226 millionBeverly Hills, CA
12Rodan Family Foundation501(c)(3)$100 millionOrinda, CA
13Conrad N. Hilton Foundation501(c)(3)$172 millionAgoura Hills, CA
14W. M. Keck Foundation501(c)(3)$73 millionLos Angeles, CA
15William and Flora Hewlett Foundation501(c)(3)$609 millionMenlo Park, CA
16James Irvine Foundation501(c)(3)$81 millionSan Francisco, CA
17Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation501(c)(3)$66 millionLos Angeles, CA
18The Ahmanson Foundation501(c)(3)$56 millionBeverly Hills, CA
19Gordon E and Betty I Moore Foundation501(c)(3)$530 millionPalo Alto, CA
20Rippleworks501(c)(3)$296 millionRedwood City, CA
21The Grove Foundation501(c)(3)$51 millionLos Altos, CA
22East Bay Community Foundation (EBCF)501(c)(3)$133 millionOakland, CA
23Orange County Community Foundation (OCCF)501(c)(3)$90 millionNewport Beach, CA
24Jewish Community Foundation of the Jewish Federation Council of Greater Los Angeles501(c)(3)$105 millionLos Angeles, CA
25The San Diego Foundation501(c)(3)$155 millionSan Diego, CA