Heinz Endowments

Type: Organization
Name: Heinz Endowments
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Survey of Washington, Greene elected officials shows positive views of gas industry

A survey of elected leaders in Washington and Greene counties found generally positive experiences with the gas exploration industry that has changed the face of their communities.“They're starting to see a lot of vitality. There's physical activity in ... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Pittsburgh, County Join Foundations' Bid for August Wilson Center

A revised bid from a group of local foundations to buy the debt-ridden August Wilson Center for African American Culture in Pittsburgh would include $2.2 million in taxpayer money, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports.Intended as a contingency plan ... [Published Philanthropy News Digest - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 05 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 1 reports

Online, educational games tackle childhood obesity

Behavioral-based print and digital tools aimed at tackling childhood obesity interactively have been unveiled by a company called Fitwits, developed by designers at the Carnegie Mellon University School of Design.Through a combination of online social ... [Published Orthopedics Today - Jul 05 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

With no health registry, Pa. doesn’t know the impact of fracking on health

After more than five years and about 6,000 wells drilled in the Marcellus Shale boom, public health experts said the need to collect information near fracking operations in Pennsylvania is urgent.A health registry could show trends of illnesses, collect ... [Published Observer-Reporter - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

Pittsburgh short of funds to pay 2 administrators

Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto is counting on a $233,000 contribution from foundations to help pay the salaries of two top members of his administration and other employees — but he doesn't have the money or a signed agreement to get it from potential donors, ... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 1 reports

People in the News (6/29/14): Appointments and Promotions

The David and Lucile Packard Foundation has announced the promotion of FELICIA MADSEN to communications director, effective June 30. Madsen has worked at the foundation since 2011 as a communications officer for its conservation and science program area. ... [Published Philanthropy News Digest - Jun 29 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Carnegie Mellon's School of Design Creates New Company To Help Families Fight Childhood Obesity Through Educational Games

Targeted News ServicePITTSBURGH, June 26 -- Carnegie Mellon University issued the following news release:Fitwits, a new startup company out of the School of Design at Carnegie Mellon University, is helping families fight childhood obesity and develop ... [Published Insurance News Net - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Expert warns Mt. Lebanon about artificial turf issues

A local public health expert warned Mt. Lebanon officials to look closely at chemicals in the artificial turf they plan to install on municipal playing fields, spurring commissioners to seek more information from four bidders.Philip Johnson, a Mt. Lebanon ... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 11 2014 - Updated Jun 12 2014 - 1 reports

Judge To Rule On Plan To Convert August Wilson Center

The financially struggling, 4-year-old August Wilson Center for African American Culture in downtown Pittsburgh is at the center of a real estate tug of war. A court ruling is expected by June 30.The Pittsburgh Foundation withdrew its bid for the center ... [Published NonProfit Times - Jun 11 2014]
First reported May 15 2014 - Updated May 15 2014 - 1 reports

Center for Sustainable Shale Development awarded grant, loses Heinz Endowments funding

This site is optimized for mobile devices with no download required. | PITTSBURGH — You win some, you lose some.The Center for Sustainable Shale Development announced this week it was awarded a two-year $150,000 grant from the Richard King Mellon Foundation, ... [Published Beaver County Times - May 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

The Heinz Endowments Names Grant Oliphant President

PITTSBURGH, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Grant Oliphant was today named the new President of The Heinz Endowments, one of the nation's leading family foundations. He returns to the Endowments – an organization he previously served for over 10 years ... [Published PR Newswire: General Business - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Jan 14 2014 - Updated Jan 14 2014 - 2 reports

Heinz Endowments president to join drilling firm

This site is optimized for mobile devices with no download required. The president of the Heinz Endowments is taking a job as chairman of a gas drilling company.The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review ( http://bit.ly/1alze8g) reports Tuesday that Robert Vagt will ... [Published Beaver County Times - Jan 14 2014]

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...2 million from the city's Urban Redevelopment Authority . URA chairman Kevin Acklin told the Tribune-Review the city's portion would come from "an existing undrawn funding commitment in place regarding the August Wilson Center."
"Behavior modification is something that, when learned early, can last a lifetime," she said. "Through Fitwits, we're helping families try healthy behaviors through gaming, with the end result being a lifelong commitment to a healthier lifestyle." These endeavors highlight Hughes' personal mission: to demonstrate how design can be leveraged for social change
..."It has been my pleasure, and a true learning journey, to serve as chair of CEP's board for the last three years," Merchant said. "CEP is truly fortunate to have Grant Oliphant, with his wealth of private and community foundation experience, as our next board chair."

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Survey of Washington, Greene elected officials ... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Jul 08 2014]
Pittsburgh, County Join Foundations' Bid for Au... [Published Philanthropy News Digest - Jul 07 2014]
Online, educational games tackle childhood obesity [Published Orthopedics Today - Jul 05 2014]
Local foundations raise bid for August Wilson C... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Jul 02 2014]
With no health registry, Pa. doesn’t know the i... [Published Observer-Reporter - Jul 01 2014]
Carnegie Mellon's School of Design Creates New ... [Published Scottrade - Jun 30 2014]
Pittsburgh short of funds to pay 2 administrators [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Jun 30 2014]
People in the News (6/29/14): Appointments and ... [Published Philanthropy News Digest - Jun 29 2014]
Carnegie Mellon's School of Design Creates New ... [Published Insurance News Net - Jun 26 2014]
Expert warns Mt. Lebanon about artificial turf ... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Jun 26 2014]
URA asks judge to confirm restrictions for use ... [Published Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Jun 18 2014]
Duquesne’s School of Education launches new center [Published New Pittsburgh Courier - Jun 13 2014]
Judge To Rule On Plan To Convert August Wilson ... [Published NonProfit Times - Jun 11 2014]
Center for Sustainable Shale Development awarde... [Published Beaver County Times - May 15 2014]
A day in the life of a water bank [Published Beaver County Times - May 13 2014]
Third Annual Regional Summit Examines Causes, I... [Published PRWeb - Apr 30 2014]
Oligarchy in the Twenty-First Century [Published Washington Free Beacon - Apr 25 2014]
National Search to Recruit New President and CE... [Published Financial Services - Apr 14 2014]
The Heinz Endowments Names Grant Oliphant Presi... [Published PR Newswire: General Business - Apr 14 2014]
Shale gas and the environment [Published Observer-Reporter - Mar 18 2014]
Center for Sustainable Shale Development: Certi... [Published Farm and Dairy - Jan 29 2014]
Center for Sustainable Shale Development opens ... [Published Beaver County Times - Jan 22 2014]
Heinz Endowments president to join drilling firm [Published Beaver County Times - Jan 14 2014]
Heinz Endowments president to join drilling firm [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Jan 14 2014]
Teresa Heinz Kerry talks about Heinz Endowments [Published Beaver County Times - Oct 28 2013]
Teresa Heinz Kerry tells paper of seizure recovery [Published Chambersburg Public Opinion - Oct 28 2013]
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Oligarchy in the Twenty-First Century [Published Washington Free Beacon - Apr 25 2014]
“To see what is in front of one’s nose,” George Orwell famously wrote , “needs a constant struggle.” In front of my nose as I write this is a copy of last Sunday’s New York Times . I have opened it to the business section. Below the fold is one of ...
The Heinz Endowments Names Grant Oliphant Presi... [Published PR Newswire: General Business - Apr 14 2014]
PITTSBURGH, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Grant Oliphant was today named the new President of The Heinz Endowments, one of the nation's leading family foundations. He returns to the Endowments – an organization he previously served for over 10 years ...
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National Search to Recruit New President and CE... [Published Financial Services - Apr 14 2014]
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