The Heinz Endowments

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Location: 30 Dominion Tower 625 Liberty, Pittsburgh, 15222 PA

EIN: 25-1721100

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3"Gets" nonprofits and issues3Culturally sensitive3Positive leader in the field2Builds relationships2Gives more than money2Insightful1Likes site visits

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The Heinz Endowments

Apr 05, 2021

Reviewer 5267 - Grant Applicant - applied in 2020

Education Division: Staff are very connected and tend to only fund organization that they know. If you are new to them you will need to have a great pitch and show how you are connected to the “right” people in Pittsburgh. In other words, they seem to be more of a top down funder - funding ideas generated from the top, not from “regular” folks. Staff are not always great at returning calls/emails so you also have to be persistent.

Arts: Staff seem a little more responsive and definitely more open to new ideas.

Heinz Endowments also hosts events and groups - get involved, attend their events to learn more about their philosophy and what they like to fund. Also a good way to network and get to know them.


Positive leader in the field, Culturally sensitive, Insightful, Builds relationships, Likes site visits, "Gets" nonprofits and issues

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Apr 05, 2019

Reviewer 7319 - Grant Applicant - applied in 2017

Staff knows the community and the region extremely well; make sure you know what makes your organization distinctive/ important not only with respect to its peers, but with respect to how it serves the community. Also, as a general-purpose kind of foundation that funds a lot of wide-ranging community efforts, partnerships with other organizations that make sense for your proposal are a real plus.


Positive leader in the field, Gives more than money, Culturally sensitive, Insightful, "Gets" nonprofits and issues

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Oct 05, 2017

Reviewer 161 - Grant Applicant - applied in 2016

Be sure to research what other nonprofits are doing in your field; staff are very knowledgeable.


Positive leader in the field, Gives more than money, Culturally sensitive, Builds relationships, "Gets" nonprofits and issues

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