The Pershing Square Foundation supports exceptional leaders and innovative organizations that tackle important social issues and deliver scalable and sustainable impact


  • Health Leads

  • Echoing Green

  • Innocence Project

  • Last Mile Health

  • Signature Theatre

  • Human Rights Watch

  • Peace First

  • Foundation For Newark’s Future

  • Root Capital

  • Friends of the
    High Line

  • Harvard Medical School

Health Leads works with hospital and health centers to create a healthcare system addressing all patients’ basic resource and social needs as a standard part of quality care.
The Pershing Square Sohn Cancer Research Alliance is pursuing breakthroughs in cancer care by advancing the most innovative research and facilitating partnerships between the science and business communities.
Echoing Green provides promising social entrepreneurs working all over the world start-up funding, customized support services, and access to their global network.
Signature Theatre makes New York theater accessible to all by offering $25 tickets to every seat at every performance during the initial run of any Signature production.
Friends of the High Line works to build and maintain a public park on the High Line, a formerly abandoned rail line elevated above
Manhattan’s West Side.
Human Rights Watch is dedicated to defending and protecting human rights, focusing international attention where human rights are violated.
Last Mile Health is built around the belief that no one should die because they live too far away from a doctor. LMH provides community health workers in rural Liberia the training, equipment, supervision and incentives they need to save lives in health districts with the most limited access to health care.
Harvard Medical School Department of Global Health and Social Medicine is a pioneer in the field of global health delivery through its integration of rigorous scholarship with on-the-ground service delivery.
Peace First exists to create the next generation of peacemakers, by teaching young people the skills of peacemaking.
Root Capital is a social investment fund that grows rural prosperity in Africa and Latin America by lending capital, delivering financial training, and strengthening market connections for agricultural businesses.
FNF's mission is to create systemic reform within Newark’s K-12 education system that results in demonstrable high academic and developmental achievement for all youth.
The Innocence Project is dedicated to exonerating wrongfully convicted people through DNA testing, and reforming the criminal justice system to prevent future injustice.