Foundation Awarded Over $6 Million in Grants for Fall 2016 Cycle

At its September 2016 meeting, the Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation board of trustees approved 160 grants totaling $6.3 million in the Foundation’s program areas of Education, Human & Social Services, and Health

Grants awarded include:

  • Grants totaling $1.6 million in the Education focus area, directed toward after-school programs and camps; mentoring and tutoring programs; and scholarships. 
  • Grants totaling $3.6 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 $400,000 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.