What We Do


Programs that Empower

Heartland Foundation provides a number of services and programs that all support our mission of empowering individuals and communities.

character education emPowers

Part of the (e2) education emPowers initiative®, this program promotes awareness and strengthening of core ethical and moral character traits.

e2 Fellowship

A 5-day intergenerational leadership program intended to enhance and leverage the skills of emerging and experienced leaders.


Over the course of three sessions, students and/or adults are led through the emPowerU Continuum by experienced facilitators. Using a challenge-based learning strategy, groups learn how to become difference makers in their communities.


Students learn about how pursuing an education in Science, Technology, Engineering/Entrepreneurship, Art/Design, and Mathematics can lead to life changing and impactful careers in their communities.