Heinz Ownership Change Does Not Affect Philanthropy


H.J. Heinz Co. will have new ownership, but the change will have no effect on the Heinz Endowments. The Heinz family separated from the company decades ago in which the Endowments are results of the family’s commitment to the community that started with H. J. Heinz.

The family's philanthropic efforts have developed over the years represented by grant-making programs geared towards education, youth, arts and culture, environment and community.

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Federal Programs Related to - Community Development, General/Other

Programs that focus broadly on strengthening, unifying and building the economic, cultural, educational and social services of a community or neighborhood and improving the quality of life for all. Community Building; Community Capacity Building; Community Development and Improvement; Community Development Block Grants; Healthy Communities Community Economic Development Programs that provide technical assistance and funds to help communities retain and recycle income within the community by investing in the development of local institutions and businesses. Business Growth; Business Loans; Economic Growth; Economic Transformation; Real Estate Organizations; Socioeconomic Development; Technology Transfer; Transfer of Technology; Urban Enterprise Zones

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