The Heineman Foundation provides seed money to start-up projects and new projects within existing organizations for a maximum of three to five years. The Foundation’s general areas of interest include the following:
- Programs that enable economically challenged women to enter and remain in the workplace
- Environmental research that will help prevent, reduce and/or eliminate water degradation.
- Research into prevention and treatment of childhood illnesses.
- Programs that enable youth to think, create, and communicate effectively.