As we face the milestone of 100 years as an independent foundation, how can we most effectively address wealth inequality among our youth, particularly the unequal distribution of jobs and educational resources, in a way that creates lasting impact?

Strategic Giving Essays

This essay series celebrates the spirit of innovation and exploration that is central to our venture philanthropy approach as we seek out programs, partnerships, and solutions that level the playing field for underserved youth.

Annual Reports

In 2020 The Heckscher Foundation focused on “inflection point” funding to tackle critical problems in education, workforce training and job access, capacity building and emergency needs.