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Sunrise over farmland

Aug 26, 2019

Nuts & Bolts: The Uses & Limits of Data as We Work in the San Joaquin Valley

In this post, we discuss our efforts to better integrate data as we try to understand the opportunities and challenges facing the San Joaquin Valley.

Road in a forest

Nov 11, 2019

Heron Presidential Podcast Ep. 2

We are back with another episode of our Presidential Podcast, where we talk to Dana K. Bezerra about what Heron is doing, thinking, and learning. In this episode, we discuss how Heron is placing community agency and wisdom front and center in the next phase of our work.

Bridge in the woods

Nov 11, 2019

Heron Presidential Podcast Ep. 2: The Key Takeaways

We've published another episode of our Presidential Podcast, where we talk to Dana K. Bezerra about what Heron is doing, thinking, and learning. In this blog post, we outline the key takeaways.

Feb 10, 2020

A Tale of Two Tools: Financing Housing in the San Joaquin Valley

At Heron, we try to use all the tools in our toolkit to finance organizations who are serving the people and communities we care about. Recently, we used two different tools to provide financing to Self Help Enterprises (SHE), an organization offering homeownership opportunities in the San Joaquin Valley.

Feb 25, 2020

Questions We’re Asking This Week: The Maine Edition

Heron has had partnerships in Maine since our early days as a foundation. Now, we're reexamining Maine as a community in transition. Here are some of the inquiries we're chasing.

Apr 21, 2020

A Note on COVID-19

At Heron, we try to champion people, places, and enterprises who challenge broken conventions and dare to change. In light of COVID-19, we remain committed to our work in communities across the United States.