Foundation Awarded $10 Million in Grants for Fall 2017

At its September 2017 meeting, the Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation board of trustees approved grants totaling over $10 million in the Foundation’s program areas of Education, Human & Social Services, and Health & Medicine.

Grants awarded include:

  • Grants totaling over $3.3 million in the Education focus area, directed toward summer learning programs, early childhood, after-school programs and camps, reading programs, mentoring and tutoring programs and scholarships.
  • Grants totaling over $4.5 million in the Human & Social Services area, focused on supporting organizations providing family services programming, hunger abatement and temporary housing or shelter, job training and emergency services assistance -- all aimed at helping individuals and families move toward self-sufficiency.
  • Grants totaling over $2.1 million in the Health & Medicine focus area to organizations providing services to individuals facing serious health crises, quality of life programming, patient support, education and outreach.