Foundation Awarded Over $12 Million in Grants for Spring 2016 Cycle
At its April 2016 meeting, the Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation board of trustees approved 189 grants totaling more than $12 million in the Foundation’s program areas of Education, Human & Social Services, Health and Entrepreneurship.
Grants awarded include:
- Grants totaling nearly $3 million in the Education focus area, directed toward after-school programs and camps; mentoring and tutoring programs; and scholarships.
- Grants totaling nearly $6 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 $3 million in the Health focus area to organizations providing services to individuals facing serious health crises; quality of life programming; patient support, education and outreach; and support for a pediatric oncology/hematology infusion center.
- Grants totaling over $200,000 in the Entrepreneurship focus area.