• Organization TypeIndependent/None, Foundation
  • Staff26-50
  • HeadquartersUnited States
  • Founded1992

F.B. Heron Foundation (The Heron Foundation)

The Heron Foundation was created in 1992 to help people and communities help themselves out of poverty. Today, the foundation is focused on building a better economy in the United States, one in which reliable employment and income are available to every willing worker or household. The New York-based foundation aims to deploy the full balance of its endowment towards that mission, and invests all of its assets through a single capital deployment office, removing the traditional foundation’s operating distinction between investments and grant-making. Their enterprise-first, tax-status agnostic approach allows the foundation to seek investment opportunities in both nonprofit and for-profit enterprises that increase and maintain reliable employment, advance innovations that help low income communities and workers be economically resilient, and contribute to society in a way that leaves everyone better off. The foundation’s capital is most commonly used to support an enterprise’s growth, or to support a change of business model that improves, preserves, or sustains an enterprise to increase employment and livelihood for people in the community.
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Careers

Job openings over the past year

4Total posted jobs

Examples of past jobs

  • Senior Associate
    United States
  • Associate
    United States

Company Offices

  • United States (headquarters)
  • New York
  • The F.B. Heron Foundation 100 Broadway, 17th Floor