Heinz Endowments, Carnegie Mellon Through the Years
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Carnegie Mellon University and The Heinz Endowments have partnered for decades on community-focused projects, with a particular emphasis on those working to solve social and economic challenges facing the Greater Pittsburgh region such as The Center for Shared Prosperity. In total, The Heinz Endowments has provided more than $128 million in support for its key strategic areas of creativity, learning and sustainability, spanning CMU programs in public policy, green science, architecture, computer science, robotics, the arts and business. The Endowments’ support includes endowments for the Heinz College deanship, nine professorships and a fellowship. In addition, multiple members of the Heinz family have served on Carnegie Mellon’s Board of Trustees as well as advisory boards across the university.