Heartland Foundation Blog

2016 Servant Leadership Heart Award recipients recognized

Heartland Foundation recently honored five volunteers at their February Board of Trustees meeting. These volunteers have demonstrated exemplary commitment by sharing their time and talents to assist in Heartland Foundation’s mission of championing education and empowering people. Each of these individuals has contributed to uplifting the efforts of building healthy and thriving communities throughout the […]

Tax-free IRA Gifts are Difference Makers for Area Youth

For those 70½ or older, it is possible to make tax-favored charitable gifts from IRA accounts. If you, or someone in your family meeting the age requirement, would like to receive this benefit for your 2015 filing, just send a letter to your IRA administrator today using language such as that in this sample letter. […]

Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015 to be voted on today in U.S. Senate

There is a piece of legislation that we feel may be of interest to our volunteers and supporters involved in the (e2) education emPowers® initiative. The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) of 2015 is a reauthorization (and significant revision) of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act/No Child Left Behind (ESEA/NCLB). This bipartisan, bicameral legislation intends […]

Welcome to Heartland Foundation’s online front door!

We are so excited to be able to share the story of Heartland Foundation’s innovative work through this updated communications platform. Our story along with this new website is only possible thanks to our incredibly generous, dedicated, and forward thinking team of volunteers, strategic partners, and servant leaders who are inspired by the amazing intelligence, […]