Our Work


Programs that empower

Heartland Foundation provides programs that support our mission to champion education and empower people to build healthy and thriving communities.


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.

character education emPowers

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


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

e2 Fellowship

A 4-day intergenerational leadership program intended to enhance and leverage the skills of emerging and experienced leaders.