• Inspiring New Conservationists

    The Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation supports Learning Adventure Programs at The Conservancy of Southwest Florida.

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  • Making an Impact 

    Candles and Campers: Fairview Foundation's Youth Grief Services sponsors Camp Erin to Help Children Cope with Grief

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  • Making an Impact

    PRISM's Marketplace Food Shelf offers healthier food and a vegetable garden.  

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  • Making an Impact

    Thanks to the work of Safe Families for Children, there is refuge for children in southwest Florida when they need it.

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  • Making an Impact

    Parenting with Purpose provides imprisoned fathers and mothers with classes focused on parenting, education and support. Their work benefits more than 15,000 Minnesota children whose parents are incarcerated.

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Applications

Grants
Spring 2017 Letters of Intent Open
Oct 24, 2016

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Spring 2017 Letters of Intent Due
Nov 30, 2016

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Invited Applications Due
Jan 16, 2017

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Scholarships
2017 Application
Opens Jan 4, 2017

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2017 Application Deadline
Midnight on Mar 1, 2017

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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 human & social services, education, and health & medicine. It continues to do so today with a focus on investments that produce specific and measurable outcomes with a geographic emphasis on the Twin Cities (Minnesota) seven-county metropolitan area and Lee and Collier counties in Florida.  In all of its activities, the foundation embraces its founder’s beliefs in the value of innovation and in improving the lives of middle- and working-class families.

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