• Making an Impact

    RMSFF Founder, Dick Schulze's philanthropic vision is to identify and fund organizations and programs with the capacity to achieve measurable and transformative results.

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    RMSFF Founder, Richard M. Schulze
  • Making an Impact

    Open Arms received a grant in support of its food services and nutrition education programming for critically ill members of this community. 

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    Open Arms Delivery
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    RMSFF awarded a challenge grant to the Greater Naples YMCA to help rebuild its campus, destroyed by fire in 2013.

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    Greater Naples YMCA Rendering
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    Love Your Melon received a RMSFF grant to continue its buy-a-hat, give-a-hat non-profit, that supports children fighting cancer.

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Recent News

RMSFF Strategic Directions Set

At its winter meeting, the Foundation and its Board set strategic directions for the coming year.  Read more here about strategic directions in Education, Human Services and Health & Health Care.


Grant Applications Closed

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The grants application window for fall cycle 2014 is now closed.  Please watch for winter cycle opening dates in late October or early November 2014.
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Scholarship Applications Closed

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Awards to the first cohort of Schulze Family Foundation Scholarship recipients were made in May 2014.
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Who We Are

The Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation began its work in 2004 with the charge from its founder to support transformational change for the benefit of mankind. The foundation has consistently directed its primary efforts and resources toward matters of importance in health, education and basic human services. It continues to do so today with a focus on investments that produce specific and measurable outcomes.  In all of its activities, the foundation embraces its founder’s beliefs in the value of entrepreneurship and innovation and in improving the lives of middle and working class families.

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