Foundation Awarded Over $7.5 Million in Grants for Fall 2015 Cycle 2015

At its September 2015 meeting, the Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation board of trustees approved 104 grants totaling more than $7.5 million in the Foundation’s program areas of Education, Human & Social Services and Health

Grants awarded include:

  • Thirty-four grants totaling $1,878,500 in the Education focus area, directed toward after-school programs and camps; mentoring and tutoring programs; and scholarships. 
  • Fifty-nine grants totaling $2,458,000 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.
  • Eleven grants totaling $3,188,700 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.