Foundation Awarded $21.3 Million in Grants for Winter 2015 Cycle 2015

At its January 21, 2015 meeting, the Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation board of trustees approved 65 grants totaling more than $21.3 million in the Foundation’s three program areas of Education, Human Services and Health & Medicine.

Grants awarded include:

  • Thirty-three grants totaling $17,740,490 in the Education focus area, directed toward support of high-performing educational institutions; scholarship/tuition assistance and capacity building; after-school programs and camps; mentoring and tutoring programs; and entrepreneurship.
  • Twenty-three grants totaling $1,216,700 in the Human Services area, focused on supporting organizations providing family services programming; food, meals and temporary housing or shelter; job training; and emergency services assistance, all aimed at helping individuals and families move toward self-sufficiency.

  • Nine grants totaling $2,400,000 in the Health and Medicine focus area to organizations providing services to individuals facing serious health crises; quality of life programming; education and outreach; transforming traditional hospital facilities for children; support for a state-of-the-art neuro intensive-care unit; and a program to impact health of the disabled.