The purpose of the Heineman Foundation is to provide seed money to start-up projects and new projects within existing organizations for a maximum of three to five years. Areas of interest include:
Job training programs,
Language and leadership skills,
Research into prevention of and treatment for childhood illnesses
Programs that enable youth to think, create and communicate effectively
Preference will be given to organizations that the Foundation has not previously funded. The average range of Foundation donations is $20,000.00 to $50,000.00, per annum. An organization must have 501(c)3 status and upload copies of corresponding IRS documents to the online application form in order for the application to be considered.
The Heineman Foundation is a family run organization, now in its fourth generation. The Foundation\\\'s Directors maintain a close relationship with each funded project. Due to this family tradition, the Directors can only follow up on projects within their geographical location. Geographic Focus includes:
Applications/Proposals must be submitted no later than 5 PM Eastern Time, September 1, 2011 to be considered for funding for the Year.