Formed in 1988 and headquartered in Walnut Creek, California, Heffernan Insurance Brokers has nationwide presence offering comprehensive business insurance (Work Comp, Liability, Auto and more), employee benefits and financial services products to a wide range of businesses. Heffernan’s success was built on supporting Nonprofits and helping them thrive while navigating day-to-day challenges. With comprehensive, streamlined process and platforms, Heffernan has simplified the application process, and has relationships with the top carriers supporting Nonprofits. Heffernan is not only a leader in the insurance industry, but in its commitment to philanthropy. Since 2003, Heffernan has been named a ‘Top Corporate Philanthropist’. Celebrating over 10 years of partnership with CDSA, Heffernan gives back to CDSA to support advocacy for people with developmental disabilities. Steve Parkhurst and Melani Conti, who lead the Nonprofit Niche and CDSA partnership, are very proud to work with and support such great organizations passionate about improving the lives of the developmental disability community.